Poster for the movie "The Year of the Hare"
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The Year of the Hare

Director
Risto Jarva
Country
Actors
Antti Litja
Overview
Young advertising executive Vatanen suddenly quits his job and his whole life in Helsinki, and decides to spend a while in the Finnish wilderness. A wounded hare hit by a car becomes his travel companion. Together they find reclusion in the Finnish Lapland, soon to be disturbed by a noisy group of foreign tourists and their pretentious Finnish hosts. When the hare gets ill and needs to see a vet, Vatanen must return to the city and finally face the choice between his new and former life
Release Date
23 December 1977
Original Title
Jäniksen vuosi
Genres
Runtime
2 h 06 min
Languages
suomi
Production
Finnkino Oy
Producer
Author
Writer
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.