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Maria ’s Paradise (2019)

Original title (in Finnish): Marian paratiisi

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Feature film | Drama Duration 110:00

Maria ’s Paradise

This is an intense story of love, its dangers and its power. In 1920’s Northern Finland, a Christian sect, led by the angelic and charismatic Maria Åkerblom, is being chased out of town by an angry mob, accused of being a false prophet. They settle at a large estate in Helsinki where at night, the believers gather around Maria as she falls into a trance and delivers the words of the angels. Among the most fervent believers is Salome, an orphan who is Maria`s new personal servant. Salome is happy to bask in Maria’s divine light, and Maria also sees ...

Director: Zaida Bergroth

Keywords: people in need of help | rowing | nude bathing | surrendering | forgiving | detention room | arrestment | immaturity | superstition | eccentric | View all »

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Production Firm(s) Elokuvayhtiö Komeetta (Finland)
Film Category Full length feature, Feature film
Genre Drama
Text / Dialogue Finnish
Subtitles Estonian, English
Duration 110:00

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