Films

The Prodigal Son

The Prodigal Son, "Tuhlaajapoika"

Synopsis

Director

Veikko Aaltonen’s breakthrough movie is a thriller-like black humor story of love and varmints, S&M relationship between a father and a son and a prison psychiatrist (played by a veteran-actor Esko Salminen).

Veikko Aaltonen

(b/sünd 1955)

Filmography

  • Tilinteko (The Final Arrangement, 1987)
  • Tuhlaajapoika (The Prodigal Son, 1992)
  • Isä meidän (Our Father…, 1993)
  • Merisairas (Seasick, 1996)
  • Rakkaudella
  • Maire (Kiss Me in the Rain, 1999)
  • Maa (Earth, 2001, doc)
  • Työväenluokka (Working Class, 2004, doc)
  • Juoksuhaudantie (Trench Road, 2004)
  • Paimenet (The Shepherds, 2005, doc)

Schedule

26.11.2017
17:00 - 18:37
Tallinn, 
Kinomaja
Subtitles: ENG
Screening code: 102608
Sold out
Screenings with guests might end later than expected.

Programme

Finland 100: Finnish Cult Film Special – 48H

Film info

Country: Finland
Year: 1992
Duration: 97 minutes
Language: Finnish
Director: Veikko Aaltonen
Producer: Aki Kaurismäki
Writer: Iiro Küttner
DOP: Timo Salminen
Montage: Veikko Aaltonen, Kimmo Taavila
Composer: Mauri Sumén
Cast: Hannu Kivioja, Esko Salminen, Leea Klemola, Markku Peltola, Antti Raivio
Production: Villealfa Filmproduction Oy
Festivals: Jussi Award (Best Supporting Actor, Best Script, Best Music, Best Film), Lübeck (Baltic Film Award), Rouen (Young Audience Award)

Synopsis

Director

Veikko Aaltonen’s breakthrough movie is a thriller-like black humor story of love and varmints, S&M relationship between a father and a son and a prison psychiatrist (played by a veteran-actor Esko Salminen).

Veikko Aaltonen

(b/sünd 1955)

Filmography

  • Tilinteko (The Final Arrangement, 1987)
  • Tuhlaajapoika (The Prodigal Son, 1992)
  • Isä meidän (Our Father…, 1993)
  • Merisairas (Seasick, 1996)
  • Rakkaudella
  • Maire (Kiss Me in the Rain, 1999)
  • Maa (Earth, 2001, doc)
  • Työväenluokka (Working Class, 2004, doc)
  • Juoksuhaudantie (Trench Road, 2004)
  • Paimenet (The Shepherds, 2005, doc)