This Finnish melodramatic movie (Vaivaisukon morsian) from 1944 tells the story of Anna Ringars, a young woman who loses her fiancé and finds an original way to deal with her sorrow. Single parent in a conservative village, she becomes an unlikely religious leader and meets with a tragic end. An important role is also played by the wooden pauper, a traditional charity collection box in form of a wooden statue. Containing some elements of camp, madness and religous zeal. Cast: Ansa Ikonen, Tauno Palo, Eino Kaipainen. Directed by Toivo Särkkä. Based on a novel by Jarl Hemmer.