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The Eternal Road (2017)

Original title in Finnish: Ikitie

Based on the novel "The Eternal Road" by Antti Tuuri

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Feature film | Epic, historical | Drama Duration 100:00

During the 1930s great depression Stalin invites all the workers of the world to come build a new society based on justice, equality and freedom. More than 10.000 Americans answers this call. One of them is Jussi Ketola, an American with Finnish origins. However, the dream of a communistic paradise is quickly shattered when Jussi is harassed by fascist thugs on one side and the Soviet secret police on the other. Despite the many challenges Jussi manages to settle down in the community and build a family, but as the political climate changes the foreigners become unwanted elements in Stalin’s ...

Director: Antti-Jussi Annila

Keywords: agent | creating a signature | American football | Americans | communion | construction work | construction work | survived person | getting wounded | hospital | View all »

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Production Firm(s) Matila Röhr Productions (Finland)
Film Category Feature film, Full length feature
Genre Epic, historical, Drama
Text / Dialogue Finnish, Russian
Subtitles Finnish, English
Duration 100:00


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Executive Producer Ilkka Matila
Producer Ari Tolppanen | Mikko Leino
Co-producer Kristian Taska | Martin Persson | Gunnar Carlsson | Simon Perry
Director Antti-Jussi Annila
Screenwriter Antti-Jussi Annila | Aku Louhimies | Antti Tuuri
Cinematographer Rauno Ronkainen
Production Desinger Kalju Kivi
Costume Designer Eugen Tamberg
Composer Ian Person | Kalle Gustafsson Jerneholm
Sound Designer Fredrik Dalenfjäll
Editor Tambet Tasuja

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