Sauna (Filth)
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Sauna (Filth)
Jade Warrior director Antti-Jussi Annila crafts this transcendentalist shocker set in 1595, and following two brothers as they descend into a world where there is no such thing as salvation. Protestant Sweden and Orthodox Russia have just reached an uneasy truce. In the wake of their fighting, Finland has become a wasteland. Conquered Finnish brothers Knut and Eerik are polar opposites; one is a hardened warrior whose mind has been twisted by the horrors of war, the other is a gentle scientist with no use for fighting. Both have been assigned the task of denoting the new border between Finland… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"...one of the most repugnant and flat-out contemptible cinematic experiences to come around in quite some time."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"Similar in style to the brilliant Let the Right One In, this story of blame and belief, terror and trepidation uses an unfamiliar era and event to lay the foundation for one undeniable work of fear."
‑ Bill Gibron, PopMatters
"Director AJ Annila bends the tone before our eyes ... We follow his lead and don't give a damn if it all amounts to nonsense."
‑ Matthew Sorrento, Film Threat
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