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by Jarmo Lampela


Six episodes during one late morning hour on a Saturday, where the different stories touch and cut each other. Temporally the episodes are bound together by a loud explosion, that is caused by an air force fighter plane breaking the soundbarrier nearby.

international title: THE RIVER
original title: JOKI
country: Finland
year: 2001
genre: fiction
directed by: Jarmo Lampela
film run: 100'
release date: FI 14.09.01
screenplay: Jarmo Lampela
cast: Juha Kukkonen, Ilkka Koivula, Sanna Hietala, Elina Hoffren, Antti Mikkola
cinematography by: Harri Räty
film editing: Kimmo Taavila
art director: Kalle Nurminen, Sattva-Hanna Toiviainen
costumes designer: Niina Pasanen
music: Petri Nieminen
producer: Riikka Poulsen
production: Lasihelmi Filmi Oy, Finnish Film Foundation
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