My Essentials of Finnish Cinema

What I consider to be the best of Finnish cinema.

ordered by the release date

(ratings of each film only reflect the feelings at the time of watching them)

  • Curses of the Witch

    1

  • Juha

    2

  • Hulda from Juurakko

    3

  • Stolen Death

    4

  • The Song of the Scarlet Flower

    5

  • The Rich Girl

    6

  • In the Fields of Dreams

    7

  • The Way You Wanted Me

    8

  • Cross of Love

    9

  • Lovisa, the Young Mistress of Niskavuori

    10

  • In the Grip of Passion

    11

  • People of the Summer Night

    12

  • Gabriel, Come Back

    13

  • The Radio Burglary

    14

  • The White Reindeer

    15

  • Niskavuoren Heta

    16

  • Jealousy

    17

  • Scarlet Week

    18

  • Riihalan valtias

    19

  • The Harvest Month

    20

  • Evakko

    21

  • 1918

    22

  • A Man from This Star

    23

  • Pikku Pietarin piha

    24

  • Open Secret

    25

  • The Boys

    26

  • Skin, Skin

    27

  • Rakkaus alkaa aamuyöstä

    28

  • Girl of Finland

    29

  • Hot Cat?

    30

  • Here, Beneath the North Star

    31

  • Tehtaan varjossa

    32

  • Gas in the Veins

    33

  • Akseli and Elina

    34

  • The Count

    35

  • Fuck Off! Images from Finland

    36

  • Poor Maria!

    37

  • When the Heavens Fall…

    38

  • Eight Deadly Shots

    39

  • A Shot in the Factory

    40

  • The Earth Is a Sinful Song

    41

  • The Manila Rope

    42

  • Olympian Holiday

    43

  • The Year of the Hare

    44

  • Sign of the Beast

    45

  • Calamari Union

    46

  • Flight North

    47

  • Shadows in Paradise

    48

  • Life's Hardy Men

    49

  • Hamlet Goes Business

    50

  • Ariel

    51

  • Ihmiselon ihanuus ja kurjuus

    52

  • The Winter War

    53

  • The Match Factory Girl

    54

  • Dolly and Her Lover

    55

  • Katya's Autumn

    56

  • The Land of Happiness

    57

  • The Last Wedding

    58

  • Drifting Clouds

    59

  • The Collector

    60

  • A Summer by the River

    61

  • Fire-Eater

    62

  • The Tough Ones

    63

  • Blindfolded

    64

  • The River

    65

  • On the Road to Emmaus

    66

  • The Man Without a Past

    67

  • Eila

    68

  • Dog Nail Clipper

    69

  • Helsinki, Forever

    70

  • The Painting Sellers

    71

  • ITO – A Diary of an Urban Priest

    72

  • Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale

    73

  • Splinters - A Century of an Artistic Family

    74

  • Concrete Night

    75

  • Socialism

    76

  • Distractions

    77

  • The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki

    78

  • Kaisa's Enchanted Forest

    79

  • Little Wing

    80

  • The Other Side of Hope

    81

  • Stupid Young Heart

    82

  • Aurora

    83

  • Dogs Don't Wear Pants

    84

  • Force of Habit

    85

  • Kelet

    86

  • Games People Play

    87