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by Jarmo Lampela


Based on a true story, Eila is about a cleaner who decides to go on strike despite the fear of losing her job. It is a personal journey about the transformation of a shy and put-upon woman who becomes a courageous fighter and proud mother.

international title: Eila
original title: Eila
country: Finland
sales agent: The Finnish Film Foundation
year: 2002
genre: fiction
directed by: Jarmo Lampela
film run: 94'
release date: FI 14/03/2003
screenplay: Tove Idström
cast: Sari Mällinen, Kristiina Halkola, Ilkka Koivula, Hannes Suominen, Johanna Kerttula, Kari Hietalahti
cinematography by: Harri Räty
film editing: Joona Louhivuori
art director: Kalle Nurminen
costumes designer: Niina Pasanen
music: Liisa Akimof
producer: Petri Jokiranta, Tero Kaukomaa
production: Blind Spot Pictures, Finnish Film Foundation, YLE
backing: Nordisk Film & TV Fund, The Finnish Film Foundation
distributor: SF Studios Finland Oy
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