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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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Manne: [Manne arrives at Baari Bar] Good morning, Vasili! Small coffee!
Vasili: That's all?
Manne: A glass of calvados, and water
Vasili: With calvados you get salad of the day.
Manne: That's illegal!
Vasili: Only if you get caught. You order so little nowadays.
Manne: That's because of my high personal morals.
Vasili: Little more of morals like that and I'll have to close this place.
Manne: Put these on my tap.
Vasili: It's illegal to sell on credit.
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Crazy Credits

Matti Pellonpää's character's name Manne is falsely credited as Matti in the end credits. See more »

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Composed by Juice Leskinen
Lyrics by Juice Leskinen
Performed by Juice Leskinen & Coitus Int
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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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