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Liian paksu perhoseksi (1998)

Heavily built young woman Kaisu comes to work in a small grocery store in the countryside, run by a bossy old lady and her tiny and quiet grown-up son Erni. Faced with a common enemy, the ... See full summary »

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Kaisu Anneli Ketonen
Mika Nuojua ...
Paavo Ernest 'Erni' Hyökki
Liisamaija Laaksonen ...
Ellida Hyökki
Anna-Elina Lyytikäinen ...
Vivien 'Viivi' Hyökki
Juha Veijonen ...
Lauri
Jarkko Tiainen ...
Eero
Minna Kangas ...
Lauri's wife Sirkka
Maaria Rantanen ...
Eero's wife Helli
Tuula Nyman ...
Kaisu's mother
Ari-Kyösti Seppo ...
Manne Vähänen
Martti Suosalo ...
Sweet shop keeper Jorma
Annaleena Sipilä ...
Maikki (as Anna-Leena Sipilä)
Piitu Uski ...
Anna (as Pirkko Uski)
Jaakko Saariluoma ...
Mauri
Hannes Lukinmaa ...
Hartikka
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Heavily built young woman Kaisu comes to work in a small grocery store in the countryside, run by a bossy old lady and her tiny and quiet grown-up son Erni. Faced with a common enemy, the unlikely young couple find support in each other, despite their physical differences. Written by Markku Kuoppamäki

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Also Known As:

För tjock för att vara en fjäril  »

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Turkish Rondo
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performed by Franck Pourcel and Orchestra
Arranged by Franck Pourcel
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Damn good film. Funny and a happy end.
4 January 2000 | by See all my reviews

It's finnish...what can I say. Not many dialogues..but an interesting script. Kaisu rules! have fun.


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