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Putoavia enkeleita


This earnest, Finnish-language psychodrama (with its distinct echoes of The Bell Jar and Frances) concerns Helena Viita (Elena Leeve), the daughter of two divorced writers. Though Helena harbors only the vaguest recollections of her childhood, she places her father on a pedestal and nurtures resentment against her mother, whom she blames for breaking up the family. Shortly after Helena learns of a biography her mom is writing, she suffers from a nervous breakdown and winds up in a mental institution; her...more