Warrant officer Eino Ilmari ”Illu” Juutilainen was the most successful fighter pilot of the Finnish Air Force in World War II. He achieved a total of 94 air victories, which is the second-highest tally of the entire war for a non-German pilot.
Double Mannerheim Cross recipient Ilmari Juutilainen was also the father of three little boys and a husband to Anni. The 36-minute documentary MY FATHER ILLU – MY MOTHER ANNI focuses on the family life of the war hero during and after the war. The documentary is narrated by the middle one of the boys, Olavi Juutilainen.
Festival Status: Winner
Best Narrative Documentary
MY FATHER ILLU…