A film group is making a movie in a small village. The story is based on true events that has happened in the the same village a few decades ago. A dis-liked writer Pentti Töysä arrives in ... See full summary »
A female fashion model Anni Stark (played by Tiina Björkman) takes leave from the fashion business and goes to Finland's Lappland (a wilderness region in Northern Finland, better known as ... See full summary »
Uuno Turhapuro is a man who can convince anyone of anything by simply talking them into submission. Uuno learns to play the violin and becomes famous, but discovers that fame is both a gift and a curse.
Valtteri and Sepe, two ordinary white-collar guys from southern Finland drive up north to implement a plan they've been hatching for months. Because they simply love the taste of lamb, ... See full summary »
A TV reporter is murdered when he is eavesdropping on a secret Finnish-Soviet conference. The National Broadcasting Corporation enlists the help of police lieutenant Palmu, who comes out of... See full summary »
Olof Palme, the Prime Minister of Sweden was assassinated only a few months before the filming was about to begin. Director Matti Kassila thought that after such a tragic event it would be politically impossible to make a fiction film about a madman, whose about to assassinate the President of Finland. But the Finnish Police Administration thought that it would be the right time to make such a film. See more »
Finnish movie is always worth watching, this is worth watching many times. Jäähyväiset presidentille is filmed in the city of Tampere and its surroundings. I happen to live in Tampere, so even seeing the familiar scenery makes this film look more real. Film is a crime story, but there's much more happening: love, politics etc.
Film is ordinary one, but nice humor, great actors and atmosphere make it special for me. Hannu Lauri is main reason to watch this movie, what a great act in the role of Arto Mertanen, man with guns, strong political opinions and nice car. Other great actors worth mentioning are Aake Kalliala, Antti Litja and Laila Räikkä. One thing I didn't like was the ending. Somebody should have...
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