The Day the Earth Froze (1959)
The Day the Earth Froze
Directed by Aleksandr Ptushko
Cast: Andris Oshin
Country: Soviet Union and Finland
Film / Adventure / Fantasy / Foreign
Based on Finnish mythology, this movie traces the exploits of Lemminkainen as he woos the fair Annikki and battles the evil witch Louhi. Louhi kidnaps Annikki to compel her father to build for her a Sampo, a magical device that creates salt, grain, and gold. When Lemminkainen tries, and fails, to recover the Sampo, Louhi steals the sun, plunging the world into frozen darkness.
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