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Letters to Father Jacob (Postia pappi Jaakobille)

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(No longer in theaters)
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  • Director: Klaus Härö   Cast: Kaarina Hazard, Jukka Keinonen, Heikki Nousiainen, Esko Roine
  • Running Time: 74 minutes
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Genre

Drama

Distributor

Olive Films

Release Date

Oct 8, 2010

Release Notes

NY/LA

Review

A tough female ex-con gets a job as an assistant for an aging, blind pastor, reading and replying to letters from people seeking help. It’s a premise that holds both promise and an inherent danger of sentimentality; luckily, the Finnish director keeps things simple, concise, and fablelike.