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The Boys (1962)

Pojat (original title)
A group of mischievous Finnish boys experience the ups and downs of life during World War 2.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pentti Tarkiainen ...
Ilmari Kaarela, "Immu"
Vesa-Matti Loiri ...
Jaakko Hoikka, "Jake" (as Matti Loiri)
Uti Saurio ...
Paavo Harju, "Pate"
Hannu Vironmäki ...
Matti Korpi
Markku Söderström ...
Urkki
Heikki Rissanen ...
Kaaleppi (from Tuira)
Ilkka Liikanen ...
Martti (from Tuira)
Martti Isosalo ...
Topi (from Tuira)
Reima Eskelinen ...
A boy from Tuira
Jorma Valtanen ...
A boy from Tuira
Liisa Nevalainen ...
Jake's mother
Kauko Helovirta ...
Capt. Fritz Mayer ("Uncle Fritz")
Olavi Ahonen ...
Priest Pisa
Tapio Hämäläinen ...
Teacher, head of school
Artturi Laakso ...
Director Toikka
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A group of mischievous Finnish boys experience the ups and downs of life during World War 2.

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30 November 1962 (Finland)  »

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Goofs

When the boys are skiing across the bridge to meet the Germans to trade, a boom mic drops into the top of the frame. See more »

Connections

Featured in Matka suomalaiseen elokuvaan: Muistoja sodasta (2006) See more »

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A portrait of relationship between Finnish civilians and German groups during the Second World War
3 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

The best role of the promising young actor Vesa-Matti Loiri. Also, the director has gained the spirit of the original manuscript telling about the relationship between Finnish civilians and German groups during the Second World War.


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