Ambush

TitleAmbush
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1999
AuthorsSaarela, Olli
Running Time123 minutes
Date Released01/1999
DistributorFinnkino
CountryFinland
Mediumcolor
Publication LanguageFinnish, Russian, Italia
Abstract

A Finnish officer slowly loses his humanity during World War II. While on a reconnaissance mission in Russia, Lt. Perkola begins to commit war atrocities that he previously protested. He soon learns of his fiancée's death, which moves Perkola further into madness. 

Cast

Peter Franzén

Irina Björklund

Kari Heiskanen

Taisto Reimaluoto

Kari Väänänen,

Tommi Eronen

Credits

Directed by Olli Saarela

Produced by Ilkka Matila, Jouni Mutanen, and Marko Röhr

Written by Olli Saarela and Antti Tuuri

Cinematography by Kjell Lagerroos

Edited by Juha Antti-Poika, Jukka Nykänen, and Olli Soinio

Music by Tuomas Kantelinen

Genre

Drama

Translated TitleRoad of Rukajärvi
Original PublicationRukajärven tie
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