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  • Runtime: 1 hr. 18 min.


This romantic melodrama takes place in rural Finland. The "heroine," if one can call her that, is a scheming young lady from the teeming metropolis of Helsingfors. Arriving in a bucolic farming village, the little vixen plots to break up a pair of lovers and claim the man for herself. She comes to a bad end, but has a lot of fun getting there. Usually, an English translation of the title was provided by Finnish filmmakers to American reviewers. In the case of Houkutuslintu, no such translation was...more