The Unknown Soldier (1955)

Blu-ray, 2h 57min
Rating: 8
Votes: 7106
Languages: Finnish
Country: Finland
Director: Edvin Laine
Music: Ahti Sonninen

Plot outline

The tale of a platoon of soldiers during the Continuation War. Based on Väinö Linna's book of the same name.

Plots

The tale of a platoon of soldiers during the Continuation War. Based on Väinö Linna's book of the same name.

In 1941 Finland attacks the Soviet Union to regain the territory that the Soviet Union occupied after the Winter war 1939-1940. Among the Finnish soldiers are Anttero, Wolf Paw, Koskela and Hietanen. Under great hardships and deaths of comrades in arms they manage to come as far as Lake Onega before the losses become too great. - Mattias Thuresson