Sven Tuuva the Hero

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Sven Tuuva the Hero
Sven Tuuva.jpg
Directed by Edvin Laine
Produced by T. J. Särkkä
Written by Väinö Linna
Juha Nevalainen
Johan Ludvig Runeberg
Starring Veikko Sinisalo
Cinematography Osmo Harkimo
Olavi Tuomi
Edited by Armas Vallasvuo
Release date
  • December 19, 1958 (1958-12-19)
Running time
136 minutes
Country Finland
Language Finnish

Sven Tuuva the Hero (Finnish: Sven Tuuva) is a 1958 Finnish film directed by Edvin Laine. It was entered into the 9th Berlin International Film Festival.[1] The film is loosely based on the poem "Sven Dufva" which is part of The Tales of Ensign Stål, written by Johan Ludvig Runeberg, the national poet of Finland.



  1. ^ " Awards for Sven Tuuva the Hero". Retrieved 2010-01-10. 

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