Saturday, February 28, 2009

IFC Gains N. American Distribution Rights for Finish Film Sauna: News

The IFC has gained North American distribution rights for director Antti-Jussi Annila's "Sauna." A period piece the film has won seven Finish Film awards for the following; sound design, costume design, art direction and others. Not garnering a large audience "Sauna," needs a little more attention as this beautiful film releases on DVD possibly in March (Internet).

A short synopsis...

In the war-torn 16th century, two Finnish brothers seeking forgiveness for a crime they have committed encounter a demonic force in the wilderness (About).

Release Date: March 25, 2009 (Video-on-display in N. America, DVD to follow)

Rating: Unknown.

Director: Antti-Jussi Annila.

Writer: Iiro Kuttner.

Cast: Ville Virtanen, Tommi Eronen, Viktor Klimenko, Rain Tolk, Kari Ketonen, Sonja Petajajarvi, Vilhelmina Virkkunen, Taisto Reimaluoto, and Ismo Kallio.

A trailer for "Sauna," here:


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Sauna at IMDB

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