Akseli and Elina

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Akseli and Elina (Finnish: Akseli ja Elina) is a 1970 Finnish drama film directed by Edvin Laine. It was entered into the 7th Moscow International Film Festival.[1] The film is based on the third volume of Väinö Linna's novel trilogy Under the North Star. It's a sequel to the 1968 film Here, Beneath the North Star which was based on the two first volumes of the trilogy.

Akseli and Elina
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Original Finnish poster
Directed byEdvin Laine
Written byVäinö Linna
Edvin Laine
Produced byMauno Mäkelä
StarringAarno Sulkanen
CinematographyOlavi Tuomi
Release date
  • 4 December 1970 (1970-12-04)
Running time
137 minutes



  1. ^ "7th Moscow International Film Festival (1971)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 3 April 2014. Retrieved 22 December 2012.

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