by Aki Kaurismäki 1h14min Finland 1988
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by Aki Kaurismäki

A Finnish man goes to the city to find a job after the mine where he worked is closed and his father commits suicide.

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  • Turo Pajala : Taisto Olavi Kasurinen
  • Susanna Haavisto : Irmeli Katariina Pihlaja
  • Matti Pellonpää : Mikkonen
  • And with: Eino Kuusela, Eetu Hilkamo, Erkki Pajala, Matti Jaaranen, Tarja Keinänen, Hannu Viholainen, Jorma Markkula


  • Director Aki Kaurismäki
  • Scenario Aki Kaurismäki
  • Photo director Timo Salminen
  • Set Design Risto Karhula
  • Costume Design Tuula Hilkamo
  • Sound Kjell Westman, Jouko Lumme
  • Editing Raija Talvio
  • Producer Aki Kaurismäki
  • Production Compagny Villealfa Filmproductions
  • Distributor LMC

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,85:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixDolby
  • Production1988
  • Release date for France09/07/1989
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorColors
  • LanguageFinnish
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