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The Land of Happiness (1993)

Onnen maa (original title)
Nostalgic comedy set in the early 1960s, when the tango was all the rage. The "prodigal son" Tenho returns from his unlucky adventures in the city back to his parents' farm. Tenho becomes ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Katariina Kaitue ...
Virva
Pertti Koivula ...
Tenho Hirvola
Anja Pohjola ...
Mummo
Veikko Tiitinen ...
Ukki
Tuula Väänänen ...
Terttu Anneli Hirvola
Taisto Reimaluoto ...
Aarne Tapio Hirvola
Riikka Räsänen ...
Tangotyttö
Tatu Kaihua ...
Tapani 'Tapi' Ilmari Hirvola
Heidi Hakkarainen ...
Tuija
Reijo Taipale ...
Tangokuningas
Carl Mesterton ...
Saarnamies
Jukka Puronlahti ...
Välkky
Leo Raivio ...
Hännystelijä
Esa Halonen ...
Meijerimies
Veikko Väänänen ...
Meijerimies
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Nostalgic comedy set in the early 1960s, when the tango was all the rage. The "prodigal son" Tenho returns from his unlucky adventures in the city back to his parents' farm. Tenho becomes the laughing stock of local men until he scores the hottest girl in the village. A hot romance flares up between Tenho and the sensuous milkmaid Virva, accompanied by popular Finnish tango tunes. Written by Markku Kuoppamäki

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30 April 1993 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

La tierra de la felicidad  »

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FIM 2,000,000 (estimated)
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(Eastman Kodak)

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1.66 : 1
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Featured in Iskelmä-Suomi: Syvä kuin meri (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Tähdet Meren Yllä
Music by Unto Mononen
Lyrics by Sauvo Puhtila (as Solja Tuuli)
Performed by Reijo Taipale
Courtesy of Fazer Finnlevy
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