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Night by the Seashore (1981)

Yö meren rannalla (original title)
Generations and social classes clash in a seaside party.

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Pertti Palo ...
Mikko
Sirkku Grahn ...
Liisa
Pauli Virtanen ...
Heikki
Eeva Eloranta ...
Pirre
Mauri Heikkilä ...
Erik
Pirkko Uitto ...
Jonna
Matti Laustela ...
Pete
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Middle-aged municipal architect Mikko is frustrated with his job and his marriage, so for years he has directed his energy into renovating a turn-of-the-century wooden villa on the seaside. One beautiful summer evening Mikko and his wife Liisa invite old friends to a party in the villa: divorced intellectual Erik who gets along a little too well with Liisa; and noisy building contractor Hessu with his young and sexy new wife Pirre. Their increasingly drunken discussions are interrupted by a surprise visit from Mikko's and Liisa's daughter Jonna and her husband Pete. A conflict between the father and the daughter ensues in front of the guests. Written by Markku Kuoppamäki

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30 January 1981 (Finland)  »

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