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115 Ratings

The White Reindeer

Valkoinen Peura

Directed by Erik Blomberg
Finland, 1952
Drama, Horror, Fantasy


A neglected young wife responds to her husband’s coldness by venturing into the snowy wastes and transforming into a reindeer. Symbolically, every man who hunts this deer comes to a bad end. And then the husband goes hunting…

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The White Reindeer Directed by Erik Blomberg

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1953 | Winner: Fairy Tale Film (International Prize)

Golden Globes (USA)

1957 | Winner: Best Foreign-Language Foreign Film

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