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Pretty Good for a Human (1977)

Aika hyvä ihmiseksi (original title)
Rhapsodic story from a small Finnish town in the 1920s. The wounds of the civil war in 1918 are not yet fully healed. The current ban legislation on alcohol triggers a diligently moon-shining.

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Credited cast:
Olavi Ahonen ...
Health inspector Hyttinen
Lauri Arajuuri ...
Sulo Riippa
Ossi Aronen ...
Pietari Jormalainen
Asser Fagerström ...
Pianist
Esko Hannula ...
Rusko, blacksmith
Helge Herala ...
Captain
Vihtori Hokka ...
Old civil guard
Kalle Hollo ...
Primus Koljonen, coachman
Esko Hukkanen ...
Bailiff
Kauko Hynninen ...
Chief of staff
Mika Hämäläinen ...
Viljami Pirhola
Kurt Ingvall ...
Lieutenant general
Voitto Jokela ...
Violinist
Irma Junnilainen ...
Klory of Vettenrantska
Vappu Jurkka ...
Mrs. Rusko
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Rhapsodic story from a small Finnish town in the 1920s. The wounds of the civil war in 1918 are not yet fully healed. The current ban legislation on alcohol triggers a diligently moon-shining.

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Pretty Good for a Human

This movie tells about Finnish people in the olden days.Aika Hyvä Ihmiseksi (1977) is a Rauni Mollberg film.It's based on some Aapeli's novels.The actor list looks quite handsome.Risto Salmi plays Jormalainen and Ossi Aronen his son Pietari.Raili Veivo is Karoliina.Toivo Mäkelä portrays Hurme, photographer and Irma Seikkula his wife.Vappu Jurkka plays the part of Mrs. Rusko.Martti Kainulainen is Harakka, janitor.Marja Korhonen plays Rakel Riippa.Her late husband Helge Herala plays Captain.Asko Sarkola plays Palkeinen.Mikko Nousiainen is Constable Metso.Topi Tuomainen is Takkunen.Olavi Ahonen plays Health inspector Hyttinen.Matti Tuominen is Kekäläinen.Maija-Leena Soinne is Helga, waitress.Gustav Wiklund plays Police chief.Lilga Kovanko plays Foreign dancer.Esko Hukkanen plays the part of Bailiff.A little while back I saw this film on a VHS having seen it maybe once before.I liked some things in this movie, like Mäkelä's portrayal of the alcoholic photographer.And Marja Korhonen's battle with her money eating, dying husband is something pretty memorable.But as a movie it's pretty mediocre.


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