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Paperitähti (1989)

Anna Kelanen is an ex-model, who just has been released from prison. She thinks back on her life, when she was a rather successful model, and on the things that went wrong.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Tiina Björkman ...
Model
Pirkko Hämäläinen ...
Anna Kelanen
Soli Labbart ...
The Rose of Sörkka
Hannu Lauri ...
Ulf Tallgren
Peter Lindholm ...
Chauvinistic cop
Mirja Oksanen ...
Miss Wet T-shirt
Matti Rasila ...
Taukka
...
Chief Inspector Hakkarainen
Minna Soisalo ...
Assi Valkama
Mauri Sumén ...
Director of Fashion Show
...
Ilja Kulovaara
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Anna Kelanen is an ex-model, who just has been released from prison. She thinks back on her life, when she was a rather successful model, and on the things that went wrong. Written by Krister Walfridsson <cato@df.lth.se>

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29 September 1989 (Finland)  »

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Paper Star  »

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1.66 : 1
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Kaikki häipyy, on vain nyt
Composed by Pantse Syrjä
Lyrics by Martti Syrjä
Performed by Eppu Normaali
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