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Wedding in Poetic Karjala

Häiden vietto Karjalan runomailla

Directed by A.O. Väisänen
Finland, 1921
Silent, Documentary


The film reconstructs a traditional Karelian wedding; the realism and details are thanks to the help of the inhabitants of the place (the film was made in Suojärvi, Border Karelia, on the northern side of Lake Ladoga, now in Russia due to Finland lost having lost it in WWII).

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Wedding in Poetic Karjala Directed by A.O. Väisänen

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