The River

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The River

finland intertwined lives

The River

Release Date: September 14, 2001

Year    :   2001
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Genres    :   Drama, Romance
Production Companies    :   Lasihelmi Filmi, YLE
Director    :   Jarmo Lampela
Producers    :   Riikka Poulsen
Writers    :   Jarmo Lampela, Tove Idström, Gunilla Jensen
RunTime    :   104 mins.
Budget    :   1000000

Episodic study of feelings where six stories intertwine over one Saturday in a small town. Two boys save a young woman, Anni, and her baby from suicide by drowning. Esa, a down-on-his-luck musician in need of a loan, arrives to his father's 60th birthday party. Waitress Leena tries to stir up a romance between her co-workers at a pizza parlor. Middle-aged Ilpo comes home early from the paper mill and finds a strange man in their bedroom. Old Milja waits for her daughter Merja at the hospital where she is visiting her terminally ill husband Henri. Teenage Santeri tries to cope with his homosexuality.

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