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The Last Ones (2020)

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Feature film | Drama Duration 117:00

This Nordic Western takes place in the untamed Lapland tundra. The protagonist is young miner Rupi, who hopes to scrape together enough money through excavating the tundra to forever shake the suffocating dust of the mining village from his feet. But the work has come to a halt because Rupi’s reindeer herder father refuses to sell his land. What’s more, the manipulative mine owner nicknamed the Fisherman has his eye on Rupi’s friend’s wife, a woman who Rupi is also secretly in love with. Now that life in the mining village is becoming more dangerous by the day, Rupi must ...

Director: Veiko Õunpuu

Keywords: naked lovers | naked man | nudity | alcohol consumption | alcohol addicts | underground mining | relationships of subordination | taking advantage of one's position | love | jealousy | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Homeless Bob Production
Film Category Feature film, Full length feature
Genre Drama
Text / Dialogue Finnish
Subtitles Estonian, English
Duration 117:00


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Producer Katrin Kissa | Mark Lwoff | Misha Jaari | Ellen Havenith
Director Veiko Õunpuu
Screenwriter Heikki Huttu-Hiltunen | Eero Tammi | Veiko Õunpuu
Cinematographer Sten-Johan Lill
Production Desinger Otso Linnalaakso
Costume Designer Jaanus Vahtra
Composer Sven Grünberg
Sound Designer Mark Glynne
Editor Wouter van Luijn | Xander Nijsten


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Leading roles
Supporting roles

Juhan Ulfsak - Butcher | Taavi Eelmaa - Boatswain Dieter | Veiko Õunpuu - Helmsman Bohlen | Pirjo Leppänen - Maisa | Timo-Pekka Luoma - Miner | Tom Petäjä - Policeman | Pasi Kajo - Policeman | Jouni "Abe" Laaksomies - Politician | Ilkka Koivula - Reindeer Herder

First releases

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  • on filmfestival: 11.09.2020, Kino Ylläs - Movies In The Sky, Finland

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Award, PÖFF - Black Nights Film Festival (Tallinn, Estonia), 2020, Baltic Film Competition - winner
  • Participation, OSCAR - The Award of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (USA), 2020, Foreign Language Film - National Nominee
  • Participation, Les Arcs European Film Festival (France), 2018, Industry Village: Work In Progress

Partners and Sponsors

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