The Midwife (2015)

Director
Antti Jokinen

Main cast
Krista Kosonen; Lauri Tilkanen; Pirkka-Pekka Petelius; Leea Klemola; Tommi Korpela

Genres
War, Drama, Romance

Description
'The Midwife' (fin.'Kätilö') is a romance-drama set during WWII in Finland’s Lapland province, a major European battle ground of the war. Based on Katja Kettu’s bestselling novel, 'The Midwife' turns on the love affair between a Lapp midwife and a Nazi SS officer set against the backdrop of the Lapland War, which opposed Finnish and Germany armies in 1944-45. The themes in the story are international. It’s about conquering love and war, and class boundaries that are broken down.


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