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Leningrad Cowboys Go America (1989) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Aki Kaurismäki

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Sakke Järvenpää ... (story)
Aki Kaurismäki ... (screenplay)
Aki Kaurismäki ... (story)
Mato Valtonen ... (story)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

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Heikki Keskinen ...
Pimme Korhonen ...
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Mauri Sumén ...
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Lost Cousin
Olli Tuominen ...
Kari Laine ...
Siberian Chauffeur
Jatimatic Ohlstrom ...
Father of the Cowboys
Laika ...
Siberian Dog
Richard Boes ...
Rockpromotor
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Car Dealer / New York
George M. Kunkle ...
Banjo Player
William W. Robertson ...
Barber
Mr. Morris ...
Bartender / Memphis
Ms. Morris ...
Bartender / Memphis
Jack ...
Memphis Dog
Marty Olavarrieta ...
Police Officer
Earl Howard Jr. ...
Bar Owner
Albert Gonzales ...
Prison Warden
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Frank Johnson ...
Car Dealer / Houston
Ernie Wright ...
Bartender / Houston
Phillip Linson ...
Nightclub Customer (as Phil Linson)
Rock ...
Engine Thief
Terry ...
Engine Thief
Speed ...
Engine Thief
Carlton ...
Engine Thief
Judge Felix Barrera ...
Bride's Father
Laura Barrera ...
Bride
John Martinez ...
Groom
José G. Salas ...
Mexican Singer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Matti Hukkanen ...
passed out customer at Lonesome Bar (uncredited)

Produced by 

Katinka Faragó ... producer
Aki Kaurismäki ... producer
Klas Olofsson ... producer

Music by 

Mauri Sumén

Cinematography by 

Timo Salminen

Film Editing by 

Raija Talvio

Art Direction by 

Kari Laine
Heikki Ukkonen

Costume Design by 

Tanja Tolonen

Makeup Department 

Tanja Tolonen ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Lisa Blok-Linson ... production manager: USA
Phillip Linson ... production manager
Jaakko Talaskivi ... production manager: Finland

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Pauli Pentti ... assistant director

Sound Department 

Jouko Lumme ... sound
Kjell Westman ... sound mixer

Camera and Electrical Department 

Joseph Dianda ... gaffer (as Joey Dianda)
Marja-Leena Helin ... still photographer
Gary Hildebrand ... gaffer
Timo Markko ... second assistant camera
Mikko Mattila ... gaffer
Heikki Ortamo ... first assistant camera
Olli Varja ... gaffer

Editorial Department 

Outi Hyytinen ... assistant editor

Music Department 

Matti Hukkanen ... assistant music recordist
Jyrki Hytti ... music recordist
Petri Juutilainen ... musician: trombone (studio orchestra)
Sakke Järvenpää ... musician: vocals (Leningrad Cowboys)
Heikki Keskinen ... musician: saxophone (studio orchestra and Leningrad Cowboys)
Pimme Korhonen ... musician: drums (studio orchestra and Leningrad Cowboys)
Raimo Korhonen ... musician: trumpet (studio orchestra)
Sakari Kuosmanen ... musician: bass, vocals (Leningrad Cowboys)
Puka Oinonen ... musician: guitar, mandolin (Leningrad Cowboys)
Silu Seppälä ... musician: bass (studio orchestra and Leningrad Cowboys)
Mauri Sumén ... musician: accordion, keyboards, tuba effects, tenor horn effects (Leningrad Cowboys) / musician: keyboards (studio orchestra)
Timo 'Tipi' Tuovinen ... additional music recordist (as Tipi Tuovinen) (Soundtrack Studio)
Mato Valtonen ... musician: vocals (Leningrad Cowboys)
Markku Veijonsuo ... musician: trombone (studio orchestra)
Pekka Virtanen ... musician: guitar (Leningrad Cowboys)

Transportation Department 

Bobby Barret ... driver
Joanne Figueroa ... driver

Other crew 

Haije Alanoja ... production secretary
Dale Ashmun ... production assistant
Erkki Astala ... publicist
Marja-Leena Helin ... script supervisor
Klaus Heydemann ... production executive
Jan-Eric Nyström ... titles
Paula Oinonen ... caterer: USA
Ken Schmalz ... production assistant: New Orleans
Jaakko Talaskivi ... caterer: USA

See also

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