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Hella W (2011)

Original title: Hella W

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Feature film | Drama | Biographical Duration 81:00

The events of the film "Hella W" take place during the most decisive decade in European history - from 1920s to 1940s. By that time, Wuolijoki had earned millions and written several politically incorrect plays. Due to her left-wing views, her activities were observed both by British, Soviet and Finnish secret services. When the events of the Second World War developed, Hella found herself in a situation that knew no simple solutions ... Among other jobs, Wuolijoki also worked as a co-author for Postimees newspaper. Her plays are a part of history of literature, including the Niskavuori series, The Farmer's ...

Director: Juha Wuolijoki

Keywords: breaking up of marriage | time | agents | despair | chain-smoking | historical legend | historical milieu | historical character | tragedy of an era | signs of an era | View all »

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Production Firm(s) Snapper Films (Finland)
Color color
Sound sound
Film Category Full length feature, Feature film
Genre Drama, Biographical
Text / Dialogue Finnish, Russian, English
Voiceower Finnish
Subtitles Estonian, English
Duration 81:00


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Producer Juha Wuolijoki
Co-producer Riina Sildos | Aleksi Hyvärinen | Laura Salonen | Jarno Virtanen
Director Juha Wuolijoki
Screenwriter Outi Nyytäjä | Juha Wuolijoki
Cinematographer Peter Flinckenberg
Art Director Kari Kankaanpää
Costume Designer Anu Pirilä
Composer Panu Aaltio
Sound Designer Jyrki Rahkonen
Editor Harri Ylönen
Content Editor Olli Soinio

Partners and Sponsors

  • Kultuuriministeerium
  • EFI
  • Eesti Kultuurkapital
  • ERR
  • Rahvusarhiiv
  • BFM
  • Kinoliit
  • Eesti Filmiajakirjanike ühing
  • Tallinnfilm