Films

The Year of the Hare

The Year of the Hare, "Jäniksen vuosi"

Synopsis

Director

This film version of Arto Paasilinna’s novel was the great humanist Risto Jarva’s last work. He died in a car crash shortly after the premiere. An ad maker hikes in the wilds with a rabbit.

Risto Jarva

(1934-1977)

Filmography

  • Yö vai päivä (Night or Day, 1962)
  • Ruusujen aika (A Time of Roses, 1969)
  • Bensaa suonissa (Gas in the Veins, 1970)
  • Yhden miehen sota (One Man’s War, 1973)
  • Mies
  • joka ei osannut sanoa EI (The Man Who Couldn’t Say No, 1975)
  • Loma (Olympian Holiday, 1976)
  • Jäniksen vuosi (The Year of the Hare, 1977)

Schedule

26.11.2017
13:30 - 15:39
Tallinn, 
Kinomaja
Subtitles: ENG
Screening code: 102606
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Screenings with guests might end later than expected.

Programme

Finland 100: Finnish Cult Film Special – 48H

Film info

Country: Finland
Year: 1977
Duration: 129 minutes
Language: Finnish
Director: Risto Jarva
Producer: Kullervo Kukkasjärvi
Writers: Arto Paasilinna, Risto Jarva, Kullervo Kukkasjärvi
DOPs: Antti Peippo, Erkki Peltomaa, Juha-Veli Äkräs
Montage: Risto Jarva, Matti Kuortti, Tuula Mehtonen
Composer: Markku Kopisto
Cast: Antti Litja, Kauko Helovirta, Markku Huhtamo, Paavo Hukkinen, Juha Kandolin
Production: Filminor
Festivals: Jussi Award (Best Director, Best Script)

Synopsis

Director

This film version of Arto Paasilinna’s novel was the great humanist Risto Jarva’s last work. He died in a car crash shortly after the premiere. An ad maker hikes in the wilds with a rabbit.

Risto Jarva

(1934-1977)

Filmography

  • Yö vai päivä (Night or Day, 1962)
  • Ruusujen aika (A Time of Roses, 1969)
  • Bensaa suonissa (Gas in the Veins, 1970)
  • Yhden miehen sota (One Man’s War, 1973)
  • Mies
  • joka ei osannut sanoa EI (The Man Who Couldn’t Say No, 1975)
  • Loma (Olympian Holiday, 1976)
  • Jäniksen vuosi (The Year of the Hare, 1977)