Documentary, 28 min. Year: 2008 In the fall of 2007 Aarno Luoma, 60, started his professional boxing career as the oldest boxer of all time. At the same time as he was passionately trying to get into the Guinness Book of World Records, he was looking to make amends for the dramatic fate of his former trainee Tarmo Uusivirta. Amends is directed by Arto Halonen. The film includes footage from Arto Halonen's Ringside (1992), a documentary film that followed Uusivirta's last boxing years. FESTIVALS - Sport Movies & TV, Milano International Ficts Festival, Italy, 2008 - Arctic & Fabulous Film Festival, Jyväskylä, Finland, 2008 - International TV Festival Bar, Montenegro, 2008 CREW Cast: Aarno Luoma Director and screenwriter: Arto Halonen Cinematography: Arto Halonen 2. camera: Timo Nissi Editor: Meri Lampinen Editing assistants: Marika Sahlman, Jani Peltonen Mixing: Timo Hintikka Sound editing assistant: Taru Itäniemi Production coordinator: Hanna Aartolahti Producer: Arto Halonen Producer YLE: Pentti Väliahdet Produced for YLE TV1 by: Art Films production AFP Ltd hyvitys
Shadow of the Holy Book has now been published as a book, revealing more information behind the film and explaining what happened after the documentary came out. Currently available in Finnish only.