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47 Ratings

The Winter War


Directed by Pekka Parikka
Finland, 1989


Russia attacked Finland in late November 1939. This film tells the story of a Finnish platoon of reservists from the municipality of Kauhava in the province of Pohjanmaa/Osttrobottnia who leave their homes and go to war. The film focuses on the farmer brothers Martti and Paavo Hakala.

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The Winter War
Directed by Pekka Parikka

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1990 | Golden Berlin Bear

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