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The Book of Fate (2003)

Kohtalon kirja (original title)
Fire, water, wind, earth and emptiness... Five core elements of life that once inspired a book. The Booke of Fate. Far away from here there was a mythical world -free of suffering and ... See full summary »

Directors:

Tommi Lepola, Tero Molin
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Asko Sahlman Asko Sahlman ... Vladimir Konstantinov
Markku Partanen Markku Partanen ... Sergei Konstantinov / Rosvo 3
Juha-Pekka Mikkola Juha-Pekka Mikkola ... Viktor Konstantinov / Muukalainen / Viljo Ronkainen / Henri Lillqvist / Apollo
Saija Jäntti Saija Jäntti ... Vampyyri käytävässä
Johanna Kokko Johanna Kokko ... Tatjana Konstantinov / Rosa / Elsa Ronkainen / Ronja / Anyai'h / Enya
Eila Roine Eila Roine ... Mummo
Joni Saarela Joni Saarela ... Vampyyrintappaja mies
Anna-Maija Paakkola Anna-Maija Paakkola ... Vampyyrintappaja nainen
Ilkka Niemi ... Vanha vampyyri / Kaksintaistelija
Sara Vilander Sara Vilander ... Naisvampyyri 1
Saana Hyvärinen Saana Hyvärinen ... Naisvampyyri 2
Johanna Hongisto Johanna Hongisto ... Naisvampyyri 3
Laura Rikkonen Laura Rikkonen ... Naisvampyyri 4
Tommi Lepola Tommi Lepola ... Hirttäjä / Sotilas
Johanna Rajala Johanna Rajala ... Lapsi
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Fire, water, wind, earth and emptiness... Five core elements of life that once inspired a book. The Booke of Fate. Far away from here there was a mythical world -free of suffering and injustice. But it wasn't enough. People wanted to play God... They created a pen to control the Booke of Fate. Mightier than a sword, it could write off deeds -and bring back the dead. But the book gave power, power caused fear -and fear brought suffering. And the suffering caused wars. Darkness fell on earth, making demands on the pen and the book. But the book was gone. It was thought to be lost forever -but hundreds of years later it reappeared on a small planet called Earth. The prophecy says: Only the chosen will get a second chance from the book. The destiny of the chosen one is to guide the book back. But his journey will be long, filled with errors and grief. This is his story. Written by press@kohtalonkirja.com

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Country:

Finland

Language:

Finnish

Release Date:

October 2006 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Kohtalo See more »

Filming Locations:

Helsinki, Finland See more »

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1.85 : 1
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Soundtracks

Slaying the Dreamer
Written and arranged by Tuomas Holopainen and Emppu Vuorinen
Lyrics by Tuomas Holopainen
Performed by Nightwish
(P) Spinefarm Records / (C) Ranka Publishing
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unbelievable trash
2 April 2004 | by wombiesSee all my reviews

A couple of months ago my friends were talking about the new Finnish fantasy film Kohtalon Kirja. I have to say that I did not expect much from the movie, but I also didn't expect anything this bad.

There is absolutely nothing good to say about the film. The acting is terrible. Even the famous Finnish veteran actors sounded like amateurs. Visual look of the film is beyond description and the soundtrack had some worst heavy metal music I have ever heard.

But the real reason I hate the film so much is the action. It was obvious that many of the actors had no training in any martial art. Even the most basic training would have made a big difference. All the moves in the fight scenes were slow and painfully clumsy.

This film isn't even funny as a bad trash movie. It is just bad. Avoid it like a plaque.


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