Beautiful, interesting, incredible cinema.
Finland of the early 1950s, Elina’s family belongs to Finnish-speaking Finns frowned upon by a staunch schoolmistress who starts hounding Elina for questioning her authority.
2003 | Winner: Best Feature Film (Crystal Bear)
2003 | Special Mention: Best Feature Film (Deutsches Kinderhilfswerk)
2003 | Nominee: Best Nordic Newcomer
2004 | Winner: Eurimages Award