Anni, a daughter of a wealthy family and used to secure life, falls in love with Veikko, a war invalid of the Continuation War. Anni leaves her past behind her and starts leading the life ... See full summary »
Pekka tells his parents and two sisters he is a successful businessman, while conning strangers for money and scraps of food. Things come to a head when the parents decide to come visit him unannounced.
The Grump prepares to die - everything is done and his wife is dead. He's making his own coffin when the life walks in, all of a sudden. The granddaughter needs the stubbornness and wisdom ... See full summary »
Satu Tuuli Karhu,
An edgy, warm, and raw drama about suburban teenagers who unexpectedly have to deal with grown up problems of pregnancy, while extreme right ideas begin to encroach on their multicultural ... See full summary »
In a detention camp in 1918, a group of Finnish actors are sentenced to death. When an important German general arrives, the camp's vicious commandant forges out a cruel plan: the ... See full summary »
Olavi Virta is a film about the all-time favorite singer in Finland. A man whose dreams were interrupted by war, a man who rose from poverty all the way to the top and became an artist that was dearly loved by the Finnish people. A man who performed both on stage and in films and who finally lost everything but his unique voice. It is a film about a man who loved beautiful women and who was loved by beautiful women. A man who enjoyed speed, American cars, applause, and alcohol. After the war, the Finnish people wanted eagerly to forget about the bad times; they wanted to dance, party, dream, and love. Olavi Virta responded to this demand, and hundreds of recordings and evergreen songs were born.Written by
In the 2000s, Claes Olsson and his production company Kinoproduction also developed a film about Olavi Virta with writer Paavo Westerberg. Director Olli Saarela was attached to the project, with actor Peter Franzén rumored for the lead role. In the 2010s, Westerberg was to be the director from the new script finalized by Harri Virtanen. Based on Olsson, his production company had a deal with Pauli Virta, the son of Olavi Virta. Pauli Virta passed away in 2011. See more »