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Olympian Holiday (1976)
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A shy Finn boards a wrong plane and ends up on a beach holiday instead of skiing.

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Aimo Niemi
Tuula Nyman ...
Marjukka Notkola
Eija Pokkinen ...
Mysterious woman
Jukka Sipilä ...
Jukka Keskinen
Helena Notkonen ...
Seija Keskinen
Marja-Sisko Aimonen ...
Valma
Juhani Niemelä ...
Ossi Supinen
Martti Pennanen ...
Kari Helminen
Hannele Lauri ...
Eero Rinne ...
Rahikainen
Pirkko Arttio ...
Guide
Georges Copeloussis ...
Koivu ja Tähti -taverna's owner
Arto Tuominen ...
Marjukka's lover
Ritva Vepsä ...
Aimo's ex-wife
Alfonso Padilla ...
Waiter
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Storyline

After a mixup at the check-in, Aimo Niemi boards a charter plane bound for the sunny island of Rhodes, Greece, instead of the Innsbruck Winter Olympics he's packed for. It's the early days of package tourism, and he is too shy and clueless to really sort out any of his problems -- a suitcase filled with women's clothes, a flirtatious female roommate, and no money to buy food since he was prepared for full room & board in Austria. Other characters represent (stereo)typical Finns from different walks of life, most of them on their first beach holiday just like Aimo (to whom even the boiled eggs in the hotel breakfast room are enough to cause a daily culture shock). Written by Markku Kuoppamäki

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17 December 1976 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Ferieforviklinger  »

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FIM 1,070,000 (estimated)
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1.66 : 1
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All sounds relating to eating, drinking, and food are amplified. See more »

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Aimo Niemi: Excuse me ladies, but we are boys of north. I mean, well-educated biters of reindeers from free Finland.
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