My Favorite Finnish Moviesby rieraboss | created - 03 Aug 2012 | updated - 10 Aug 2012 | Public
1. Cross of Love (1946)
99 min | Drama, Romance
The daughter of a lighthouse keeper runs away with a shipwrecked businessman to the city. But instead of her dreams, she finds herself selling herself in the streets, until a painter finds her as an ideal model for his next painting.
5. Inspector Palmu's Error (1960)
109 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
A closed room mystery begins when an infamous tycoon is found dead in his bath tub. The famous police lieutenant Palmu is summoned to investigate.
6. Hornankoski (1949)
105 min | Drama
Two brothers, one frivolous but fun, the other industrious but dull, both rivals to one woman worker on their farm they both fancy, told in black and white classic melodrama way.
7. Sensuela (1973)
104 min | Drama, Romance
A Lappish girl, the only daughter of a reindeer herder, rescues a crashed German fighter pilot during WW2. The two develop warm feelings for each other during his convalescence.
8. Noita palaa elämään (1952)
80 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Archaeological team unearths a body of a young woman, who was told to be a witch buried in the bog some 300 years ago. Soon a naked woman appears and drives the men of the village crazy. ... See full summary »
10. Sissit (1963)
106 min | Drama, War
Lieutenant Takala joins a group of war veterans who gather in a restaurant to reminisce their unit's operations on the Finnish-Soviet front. A flashback takes us back to summer 1944 where ... See full summary »
11. Gas, Inspector Palmu! (1961)
99 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
A rich widow is found dead of gas poisoning in her flat in Helsinki. First the death is thought to be an accident, but lieutenant Palmu notices that the murderer has made a mistake, and ... See full summary »
12. In the Fields of Dreams (1940)
108 min | Drama, Romance
Drama about a young woman in rural Finland in the 1930s. The small village provides a scene for intrigues, fights, love, jealousy, accusations, and revenge.
15. Mustasukkaisuus (1953)
93 min | Drama, Romance
The siblings Riitta and Anja love the same man, the treasurer Jyri Mara. Riitta ends up marrying Jyri, but when the couple loses their children Riitta gets jealous and mad.
16. Tukkijoella (1951)
96 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Comedy set somewhere in the late 19th or early 20th century tells a story about lumberjacks, several beautiful girls, one family in trouble and one lawman who is willing to break law to get what he wants.
18. Rikollinen nainen (1952)
110 min | Drama, Romance
A happy and spirited lady is being courted by two gentlemen. Eventually she marries the other and leads a content family life - until through unlikely events she ends up in a prison, suffering from amnesia.
20. Evakko (1956)
100 min | Drama, History, War
Fast-paced war drama about a village in Karelia, Finland and its people the summer before Winter War and in the beginning of the Winter War in November, 1939.
22. Säkkijärven polkka (1955)
79 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A biopic of Vili Vesterinen, a popular Finnish accordion virtuoso (1907-61). After years of playing by the ear and for free at local country dances in his home province Karelia, he is ... See full summary »
26. The Border (2007)
114 min | Drama, History, Romance
"Raja 1918", also known as "The Border", is a Finnish war drama film directed by Lauri Törhönen set in the immediate aftermath of the Finnish Civil War of 1918. It is spring of 1918. A ... See full summary »