A family drama about unfortunate brothers who are a Finnish version of Cain and Abel. Eighteen year old Rupert still suffers from the nightmares of what his abusive father made him do when he was little. To him, his father is a curse. To his younger brother Evert, however, father is still father.
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The story is good and the movie has its moments (mainly the dreamy and less-realistic parts), but it fails like so many other Finnish movies: the dialogue is kind of clumsy and doesn’t fit the characters, the scenes seem often forced as if they've been put there simply to underline a point (and not because they're an organic part of the story).The script is based on a theatre play, I’m sure it worked better on stage.