The story of a doomed young love in a small, narrow-minded town.

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Cast

Cast overview:
Eero Melasniemi ...
Ville Herman Lauttala, (M.A), assistant librarian
Kirsti Wallasvaara ...
Liisa Kanninen, tourist guide, daughter of the janitor
Pekka Autiovuori ...
Jussi Pelli, son of apothecary
Mirjami Manninen ...
Rebecka, vendor at the hot-dog stand
Paavo Tuominen ...
Kanninen, janitor
Jörn Donner ...
Dr. Bonell
Ville Salminen ...
Mr. Pelli, apothecary
Pentti Kotkaniemi ...
Arttu Lauttala, Ville's brother
Kirsti Karhi ...
Eetla Lauttala, Ville's and Arttu's mother
Mauri Heikkilä ...
Vicar
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The story of a doomed young love in a small, narrow-minded town.

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20 December 1968 (Finland)  »

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Asfaltkärlek  »

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The film was originally to be shot in color and in a widescreen format but in a cost-saving effort, it was shot in black-and-white. Director Mikko Niskanen was furious over this decision. See more »

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Featured in Löylyä! Suomalaisen saunan nousu ja uho (1977) See more »

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Sinua, sinua rakastan
Composed by Kaj Chydenius
Lyrics by Aulikki Oksanen
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