30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Glory and Misery of Human Life Finland 1988 | 96 min | OV | | FF 2006

rated for 0 + years
Anna and Matti loved each other in their youth but were separated during WWII. Years later - she a widow, he a married man - they meet again. The autobiographical novel of Finnish nobel prize winner Frans Emil Sillanpää is rendered to the big screen with much compassion and sensuality and a fine mastery of nuances which is highly appealing. The award-winning emotional drama is considered a masterpiece in Finland.
Original title: Ihmiselon ihanuus ja kurjuus
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Finnish
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Matti Kassila
Screenplay: Matti Kassila
Cast: Olavi Ahonen, Esa Anttila, Tiina Björkman, Samuli Edelmann
Producer: Päivi Hartzell, Matti Ollila
Director of Photography: Kari Sohlberg
Music: Jukka Linkola
Production Design: Ensio Suominen
Editor: Irma Taina
Sound: 0
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Format: 35 mm
German Distributor:
World Sales: Finnkino Oy
Production: Neofilmi


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