Fire-Eater (film)

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Fire-Eater
Tulennielija.jpg
Directed byPirjo Honkasalo
Produced byMarko Röhr
Written byPirkko Saisio
Starring
  • Elina Hurme
  • Tiina Weckström
Music byRichard Einhorn
CinematographyKjell Lagerroos
Edited by
Production
company
Marko Röhr Productions Oy
Release date
  • 30 October 1998 (1998-10-30)
Running time
100 minutes
CountryFinland
LanguageFinnish

Fire-Eater (Finnish: Tulennielijä) is a 1998 Finnish film directed and written by Pirjo Honkasalo. It tells a story of two orphaned sisters who end up working in a travelling circus.[1] The film received several international awards, including the Grand Jury prize at the American Film Institute International Film Festival in 1998.[2]

Main cast[edit]

  • Elina Hurme as Helena Sulander
  • Tiina Weckström as Sirkka Sulander
  • Elena Leeve as Helena as a teenager
  • Elsa Saisio as Irene Sulander as a teenager
  • Vappu Jurkka as Grandmother
  • Jordi Borrell as Ramon

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fire-Eater". IDFA. Retrieved 4 February 2014.
  2. ^ Klady, Leonard. "'Fire-Eater' burns bright at AFI fest". Variety. Retrieved 4 February 2014.

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