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This biographical film celebrates the little-known life of the Finnish novelist and revolutionary Maiju Lassila ([[Performer~P151849~Asko Sarkola~askosarkola]]), born in 1868. Lassila's early years are briefly shown, then the film richly details his active and paradoxically reclusive adult life, beginning with his sojourn in St. Petersburg, working as a businessman. Unable to stay away from politics, he caused the assassination of a high-ranking Czarist and as a result, had to run back to Finland to...more