Poster for the movie "People in the Summer Night"
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People in the Summer Night

Director
Valentin Vaala
Country
 Finland
Actors
Eila Pehkonen, Martti Katajisto, Emma Väänänen, Eero Roine, Matti Oravisto, Toivo Hämeranta, Tyyne Haarla, Maija Nuutinen, Kaisu Leppänen, Matti Lehtelä, Tellervo Nokelainen, Erkki Kalakari, Eero Leväluoma, Kaarlo Halttunen
Overview
A visual poem based on a story by Nobel laureate F.E. Sillanpää. The fates of various characters become interlaced over a long and light-filled summer night in the Finnish countryside. Lumberjacks, a deer-eyed young man Nokia, a family of poor farmers, a young girl and her lover... New life is born, old life dies, man is slain in his prime, and his widow continues her life.
Release Date
15 October 1948
Original Title
Ihmiset Suviyössä
Genres
Drama
Runtime
1 h 06 min
Languages
suomi
Production
suomi-filmi
Producer
Risto Orko
Author
Writer
Valentin Vaala, Lea Joutseno, Usko Kemppi
Director of Photography
Original Music Composer
Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.