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The Worthless (1982)
"Arvottomat" (original title)

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A criminal, his friend and his former girlfriend find their lives intertwining with each other.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matti Pellonpää ...
Manne
Pirkko Hämäläinen ...
Veera
Juuso Hirvikangas ...
Harri
Esko Nikkari ...
Hagström
Jorma Markkula ...
Mitja
Asmo Hurula ...
Väyry
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Ari Piispa ...
Vasili
Aino Seppo ...
Tiina
Veikko Aaltonen ...
Juippi
Elina Kivihalme ...
Anna-Kaarina
Pentti Lahti ...
Sax Player
Pentti Auer ...
Boss
Aarre Karén ...
1# Poolshark
Kauko Laurikainen ...
2# Poolshark
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A criminal, his friend and his former girlfriend find their lives intertwining with each other.

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Crime | Drama

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15 October 1982 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

De arvlösa  »

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Quotes

Manne: [stops a car] I'm a bad person, I'm a nasty person, an unpleasent person. I believe my liver is sick. Could you give me a ride to the airport?
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Crazy Credits

Manne's last lines before he leaves Finland ("I'm a sick man, an evil man, a repulsive being. I believe my liver is diseased") are the first lines from Fyodor Dostoyevsky's novella Notes from the Underground. See more »

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Soundtracks

Siks oon mä suruinen
Written by Toivo Kärki
Lyrics by Kerttu Mustonen
Performed by Rauli-Sakari & Karhukopla
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A very Finnish story of crime, romance and life
14 May 2002 | by (Tampere, Finland) – See all my reviews



"Shall we go?" "Where to?" "Where ever." "What ever."

That's the best translation I can make for the Finnish dialog of the one of the great moments of the film. The whole movie is full of pastishes from young and enthusiastic Finnish film-makers (Aki & Mika Kaurismaki) for the likes of Alphaville etc...and the characters are also lovable...all in all, a film full of lovable characters and unforgettable dialogue...


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