30.09. - 09.10.2021

Earth is a sinful song Finland 1973 | 108 min | OV | | FF 2006

rated for 0 + years
A remote village in post-war years becomes the scene for a bloody, naturalistic melodrama about love, death, and suicide. The director won the prize for best newcomer at the Festival of Locarno in 1973 with his portrait of a poor, repressive and backward community which lacks any touch of modern civility. The seduction of a naive girl by a philanderer causes an unwanted pregnancy and wreaks havoc.
Original title: Maa on syntinen laulu
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Finnish
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Rauni Mollberg
Screenplay: Pirjo Honkasalo, Panu Rajala
Cast: Maritta Viitamäki, Pauli Jauhojärvi, Milja Hiltunen, Sirkku Saarnio
Producer: Rauni Mollberg
Director of Photography: Kari Sohlberg
Music: Hannu Sinnemäki
Production Design: Seppo Heinonen, Ensio Suominen
Editor: Marjatta Leporinne
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: 35 mm
German Distributor:
World Sales: Suomi-Filmi
Production: RM-Tuotanto


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