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A grumpy village wife sends her husband to borrow some matches from their next-lake neighbor. On his way, the poor fellow meets an old drinking buddy and gets completely sidetracked, forgetting all about the task at hand in order to help his friend marry the girl of his dreams. (imdb)
The film presented the background of the war, the war itself and the reconstruction work begun right after the war. The opening credits of the film are followed by these words written by the director himself: "ONE HUNDRED DAYS of profound sacrifices, boundless efforts and spotless honor - dedicated to the memory of the Unknown Soldier." In the days following the war, the declamatory tone of those words or of the heroic narration written mainly by Turo Karto, didn't seem false to Finnish viewer
Directed by Risto Orko, and written by Risto Orko and Ilmari Unho, «Aktivistit» (also known as "Activists", "Aktivisterna") is a 1939 Drama film . Helena Kara is starring, alongside Tuulikki Paananen, Uuno Laakso, Ville Salminen, Tauno Majuri and Paavo Jännes.