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Antti Ikkala in The River

The River

2004 NR

Finnish director Jarmo Lampela delivers a heartfelt feature-length piece composed of several short stories, weaving one cohesive tale from the personal dramas of a dozen separate characters. As an elderly woman watches her hospital-bound husband prepare for death, a waitress uses her job to find romance and a factory worker uncovers his wife's secret affair with another man. Sanna Hietala, Antti Ikkala and Jyri Ojansivu co-star.