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Rauni Mollberg

The Earth Is a Sinful Song (Maa on Syntinen Laulu)

2de Internationaal Filmgebeuren Gent 108' - 1973 - Drama - Dialogue: Sami, Finnish - Format: 35mm
Director: Rauni Mollberg Composer: Hannu Sinnemäki With: Maritta Viitamäki, Pauli Jauhojärvi, Aimo Saukko, Milja Hiltunen
An earthy, naturalistically erotic and blood-soaked tale of young Martta's ill-fated affair with Oula, a womanizing reindeer herdsman in the Finnish Lapland of the late 1940s. When the 19-year-old girl turns up pregnant, her alcoholic father is outraged and a series of tragic events follows.

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Credits

Director

Rauni Mollberg

Composer

Hannu Sinnemäki

With

Maritta Viitamäki, Pauli Jauhojärvi, Aimo Saukko, Milja Hiltunen

Scenario

Pirjo Honkasalo, Rauni Mollberg, Panu Rajala, Timo K. Mukka

Director of Photography

Kari Sohlberg

Editor

Marjatta Leporinne

Producer

Rauni Mollberg

Production studios

RM-Tuotanto

More information

Dialogue

Sami, Finnish

Countries of production

Finland

Year

1973

Technical Specs

Format
35mm

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