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En Ole Kreivitar

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 35 min.


Hannu Leminen, one of Finland's most prolific postwar directors, was responsible for the romantic comedy En Ole Kreivitar. The title translates as Countess for a Night, which pretty much sums up the plotline. Helen Kara, star of many another Leminen production, heads the cast as a clothing-store mannequin who poses as a noblewoman. This characterization represented a change of pace for Kara, better known for her lachrymose dramatic roles. En Ole Kreivitar is typical of the sort of escapist fare which...more