Havlandet

(1985)
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This is a tale that has an epic scope in scenery "the northern snow-covered lands of coastal Norway" and is dramatized by moments of tumultuous stormy weather. But the focus is on Heikki (Stein Bjorn) a young man who is inspired by the northern lights to take a horse-drawn sled and make his way to the sea, hoping to come back with abundant fish. He is overtaken by a snowstorm and is forced to find shelter in a small, isolated cabin that is home to a half-crazy widow, her baby, and a blind man. Driven to arson by her internal demons, the woman destroys the cabin. She and the blind man perish, but Heikki manages to save the baby. He is now faced with an even greater challenge as he holds the infant and looks in the direction of the coastline.

  1. Lasse Glomm

    Director, Writer

  2. Idar Kristiansen

    Author

  3. Andrew Szepessy

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Stein Bjørn

    Heikki

  2. Arja Saijonmaa

    Arja Saijonmaa

    Hilma

  3. Bjørn Sundquist

    Bjørn Sundquist

    Taavi

  4. Sven Wollter

    Sven Wollter

    Matti

  5. Anitta Suikkari

    Anne-Kreeta

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Status Released

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  • September 26, 1985
    Theatrical

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Original Language Norwegian

Runtime 1h 30m

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