About the film
The Life of Aleksis Kivi
Release Date: January 18, 2002
|Production Companies||:||Seppä Callahanin Filmimaailma Oy|
|Producers||:||Jari Halonen, Heikki Ahonius|
|Writers||:||Jari Halonen, Jorma Tommila, Kauko Röyhkä|
Aleksis Kivi (1834-1872) was a Finnish author who wrote the first significant novel in the Finnish language, "Seven Brothers/Seitsemän veljestä". Although Kivi was among the very earliest authors of prose and lyrics in Finnish language, he is still considered one of the greatest of them all.