Sven Tuuva the Hero

Sven Tuuva the Hero (Finnish: Sven Tuuva, Swedish: Sven Dufva) is a 1958 Finnish war film written and 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.

Sven Tuuva the Hero
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Directed byEdvin Laine
Based onThe Tales of Ensign Stål
by Johan Ludvig Runeberg
Produced byToivo Särkkä
StarringVeikko Sinisalo
Edited byArmas Vallasvuo
Release date
  • 19 December 1958 (1958-12-19)
Running time
136 minutes



  1. ^ "Sven Tuuva the Hero". Film Affinity. Retrieved 10 May 2020.

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