Finn's Foreign Movie Thread

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June 29th, 2013, 3:16 am #1

Already Seen

Diarios de motocicleta (The Motorcycle Diaries)
-- Argentina - 2004 - docudrama
-- Following his memoir of the same name, soon-to-be guerilla, Ernesto "Che" Guevara, takes an enlightening and transforming expedition across South America in the early 1950s.

Into Eternity
-- 2010 - documentary
-- Michael Madsen questions the safety of Finland's Onkalo nuclear waste repository.

Kukushka (The Cuckoo)
-- Russia, Finland - 2002 - war
-- A Saami woman gives shelter to a Finn and a Russian during the final days of the Continuation war.

Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale
-- Finland - 2010 - sci-fi
-- Based on the short film, Rare Exports Inc., a family of reindeer herders living near the border of Russia discover the grave of a giant monster who has stolen all the children in the town just days before Christmas.

Riot On!
-- 2004 - documentary
-- Finnish mobile entertainment company, Riot Entertainment Ltd, amasses an enormous sum of money by building relationships with moguls like Nokia, and then proceed to go bankrupt in two years through lavish parties, expensive renovations and sex scandals.

Tali-Ihantala 1944
-- Finland - 2007 - war
-- Finnish troops must hold back the Soviet Army in the largest battle of the Continuation War.

También la lluvia (Even the Rain)
-- Spain - 2010 - drama
-- While on a trip to Bolivia to make a film documenting Columbus' conquest, a Mexican film crew find themselves and their lead actor in the middle of the Water War.

Vyöhyke (The Zone)
-- Finland - 2012 - sci-fi
-- An unidentified object crashed into earth and created several "Zones" in which the laws of nature do not apply. Stalkers (looters) attempt to take rare items from within the Zone, but most meet an early demise at the hands of the Finnish Defense Forces or bizarre anomalies.
-- Youtube (subtitles)

To-Watch List

Lapland Odyssey
-- Finland - 2010 - comedy
-- Three men trek through Lapland in the middle of the winter to acquire a digital television converter.

Paha Maa (Frozen Land)
-- Finland - 2005 - drama
-- A father projects his bad mood onto his son, who in turn uses counterfeit money, starting a chain reaction of misery.

Sound of Noise
-- Sweden, France - 2010 - comedy/crime
-- A group of musicians illegally perform music throughout a city.

The land where all our wishes become wondrously fulfilled,
The land where all our fetters fall,
The land where we cool our bleeding forehead
In the dew of the moon.