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The Year 1939

Vuosi 1939

Directed by Peter von Bagh
Finland, 1993
Documentary

Synopsis

1939 was a year of anticipation in Finland – but of what exactly? Judging by the year’s key films, a violent clash with the neighboring leviathan USSR was as much in the air as track and field glory. When the Winter War broke out on November 30th, the ambiguous waiting ended…

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The Year 1939 Directed by Peter von Bagh