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51 Ratings

The Unknown Soldier

Tuntematon sotilas

Directed by Edvin Laine
Finland, 1955
Drama, War


It is the summer of 1941. An eastern-Finnish machine gun company receives an order to turn in their surplus equipment. The company is transferred to the front lines. The next morning the soldiers wake to the sound of guns – the war has begun.

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The Unknown Soldier Directed by Edvin Laine

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1956 | Winner: OCIC Award

BAFTA Awards

1959 | Nominee: UN Award

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