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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
...
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: How's business.
Manne: Lousy. Every time I manage to sell something some pig sells me more. I never make any money.
Manne: Buy cheaper and sell dearer.
Ville Alfa: Good idea! Very good idea! Would you do so?
Manne: Not me, but other dealers.
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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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Kestääkö siivet
Composed by Asmo Kärkkäinen
Lyrics by Asmo Kärkkäinen
Performed by Mike Skinner
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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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