The Earth Is a Sinful Song

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The Earth Is a Sinful Song
Directed by Rauni Mollberg
Produced by Rauni Mollberg
Written by Rauni Mollberg
Pirjo Honkasalo
Starring Maritta Viitamäki
Cinematography Hannu Peltomaa
Kari Sohlberg
Edited by Marjatta Leporinne
Release date
  • 2 November 1973 (1973-11-02)
Running time
108 minutes
Country Finland
Language Finnish

The Earth Is a Sinful Song (Finnish: Maa on syntinen laulu)[1] is a 1973 Finnish drama film directed by Rauni Mollberg and based on the novel Maa on syntinen laulu by late Finnish author Timo K. Mukka. It was entered into the 24th Berlin International Film Festival.[2] The film was also selected as the Finnish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 46th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[3]


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  1. ^ "Directory of World Cinema: Finland". Google Books. Retrieved 4 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "24th Berlin International Film Festival 1974". Film Affinity. Retrieved 4 June 2014. 
  3. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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