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36 Ratings

The Day the Earth Froze


Directed by Aleksandr Ptushko
Soviet Union, Finland, 1959
Drama, Fantasy, Romance


Annikki, a sister of blacksmith Ilmarinen falls in love. This is a sign for Ilmarinen to create Sampo, a magic mill that makes silver, gold, flour and salt. When evil witch Louhi’s initial plan to acquire Sampo is foiled, she retaliates by stealing the sun from the sky.

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The Day the Earth Froze Directed by Aleksandr Ptushko

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