Flame Top

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Flame Top
Directed byPirjo Honkasalo
Pekka Lehto
Produced byClaes Olsson
Written byPirjo Honkasalo
Pekka Lehto
Algot Untola
StarringAsko Sarkola
CinematographyKari Sohlberg
Edited byIrma Taina
Release date
  • 17 February 1980 (1980-02-17)
Running time
155 minutes

Flame Top (Finnish: Tulipää) is a 1980 Finnish drama film directed by Pirjo Honkasalo and Pekka Lehto. It was entered into the 1981 Cannes Film Festival.[1] The film depicts the life of the writer Algot Untola. The film was selected as the Finnish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 53rd Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[2]


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  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Flame Top". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-06-03.
  2. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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