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Helsinki-Naples All Night Long (1987)

Helsinki Napoli All Night Long (original title)
Alex is Finlander married to an Italian who works as a taxi driver in Berlin. One night in his taxi come two men with a briefcase full of money. Unluckily for Alex, they are being chased by... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kari Väänänen ...
Alex
Roberta Manfredi ...
Stella
Jean-Pierre Castaldi ...
Igor
Margi Clarke ...
Mara
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Grandpa
Mélanie Robeson ...
Lilli
Samuel Fuller ...
Boss
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Old Gangster
Sakari Kuosmanen ...
Young Gangster
Harry Baer ...
Man #1
Gerry Jochum ...
Man #2 (as Gerd Jochum)
Katharina Thalbach ...
Co-Worker
Remo Remotti ...
Neapolitan
Ugo Fangareggi ...
Neapolitan
Carlo Hafzalla ...
Neapolitan
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Alex is Finlander married to an Italian who works as a taxi driver in Berlin. One night in his taxi come two men with a briefcase full of money. Unluckily for Alex, they are being chased by gangsters whose money was stolen. During the shooting, they get killed, and he must get rid of their bodies. Written by Karlo "Zapi" Bosnjak

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13 November 1987 (Finland)  »

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Helsinki Neapol - cala dluga noc  »

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Altogether six languages are spoken in this movie: besides English, Finnish and Italian, there are also some dialogue lines in French and Russian and a couple of German words. See more »

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Alex: [climbing into his lorry to find the kidnappers] A man's gotta do what a man's gotta do.
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If you liked Pulp Fiction...
3 January 2002 | by (St. Catherines, Canada) – See all my reviews

Quentin Taratino must have seen this bit of European Noir. It is unknown in North America (thank God for TVOntario).

It follows a Finnish cab driver, with an Italian wife and and a Russian best friend, through a night in Berlin after he stumbles across a couple of corpses and a briefcase full of cash.

It is high paced and giddy, and it has a bit of Scorsese's After Hours in it, and it does seem to be a predecessor of 90s noir.


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