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Mika
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Ulla
Leena Suomu ...
Elli
Risto Tuorila ...
Kurkela
Matti Viironen ...
Oskari
Paavo Takkinen ...
Näätämö
Heimo Koskelainen ...
Asikainen
Kristoffer Möller ...
Peter
Minna Turunen ...
Annette
Tom Warras ...
Assistentti
Leo Lämsä ...
Tatuoitu venkula
Seppo Sassali ...
Tanssiva venkula
Hannu Mällinen ...
Laulava venkula
Arto Heikkilä ...
Pappi
Matti Räty ...
Asunnonvälittäjä
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Mika's (Ilkka Koivula) mother marries a man who is getting out of the jail. At the beginning everything seems to be all right. Mika leaves Oulu, an industrial city up in Northern Finland, to study in the capital, Helsinki. He does very well with his studies and also begins a relationship with the girl he knew already back in Oulu. Meanwhile the new husband reveals his true self - and all of a sudden things get very serious. Written by T.J.A.

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Escape from The Past

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10 March 1989 (Finland)  »

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Hacia la casa  »

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Referenced in Matka suomalaiseen elokuvaan: Kaupunkiblues (2006) See more »

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Alkumusiikki
Written by Atso Almila
Performed by Studio-orkesteri
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