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Mennelsyden Varjo

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 34 min.


After poking along during the war years, the Finnish film industry made a healthy recovery with such films as Mennelsyden Varjo. The title translates as The Shadow from the Past, neatly summing up the film's plot and central crisis. The sentimental plotline involves an upstanding citizen who is haunted by past misdeeds which bode ill for the future. Popular Finnish actors Tauno Palo and Ritva Arvelo both made comebacks after several years absence in this film. Prominent in the supporting cast is Aku...more