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Losing faith in their original idea for a movie to celebrate Finland's 50 years of independence, a film crew decides to hire a typical Finnish taxpayer to tell them what to shoot. The ... See full summary »
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Producer T.J. Särkkä wanted initially Matti Kassila to direct the movie, but Kassila declined because he didn't find the subject of the movie familiar enough and had some other plans already. See more »
The story is about three fellas going to Lapland after gold. Characters are not exactly the same as in Sergio Leone's Good, bad and ugly, which is not as bad as it might seem in a first look. Esa Pakarinen does a great acting as a stupid but enthusiastic Severi Suhonen, Jorma Ikävalko is fine in the role of Julle, a man with bad luck when it comes to women and Reino Helismaa fits more than well to the role of Roope Kormu, a poor geologist who has, on the contrary to his buddies, brains in a good shape.
After this trio reaches Rovaniemi the local "mafia" tries to clean them out of money. At first a robber named Vuotuan Ville tries to sell an empty mine to the trio. When trio hesitates, Ville speeds their decision by "salting" the mine while the trio is eating. The deal is closed soon and the non-smart proportion of people have lost their money once again or have they ?
Things change dramatically after the trio actually finds gold in the mine. Ville is unhappy with the situation and quickly buys the mine back, finding nothing but sand however. Now the local Sopranos have a new task; how to get both money and gold out from the idiot lads ? That's the red cord of this story, see it yourself to find out more, it is a great comedy !!!
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