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Pitkä kuuma kesä (1999)

The story of a rock band "Kalle Päätalo" in the 1980s.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Unto Helo ...
Patu
Hanna-Mari Karhinen ...
Noora
Mikko Hakola ...
Lajunen
Jimi Pääkallo ...
Jimi (as Konsta Hiekkanen)
Timo Lavikainen ...
Kukkonen
Olli Sorjonen ...
Kakkonen
Aino Seppo ...
Patun äiti
Niina Stützle ...
Sanna
Toni Wirtanen ...
Lärssi
Harri Tuovinen ...
Stuube
Pauli Rantasalmi ...
Pate
Risto Salmi ...
Lajusen isä
Ulla Tapaninen ...
Lajusen äiti
Pekka Valkeejärvi ...
Jimin isä
Martti Suosalo ...
Kosonen
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The story of a rock band "Kalle Päätalo" in the 1980s.

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He olivat nuoria. He olivat kauniita. He olivat syntyneet voittamaan.

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Comedy | Music

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26 March 1999 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

A Long Hot Summer  »

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FIM 5,234,794 (estimated)
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Trivia

Timo Vuorensola auditioned for the role of Jimi. See more »

Connections

References The Blues Brothers (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

McCloud Theme
Composed by David Shire
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Warmly and seriously about punk nostalgy
4 February 2001 | by See all my reviews

This warm, fresh story tells about punk subculture in a little town in the eastern part of Finland. During a summer a group of youngsters get closer to their dream having a chance to perform their own music at the big town stage. The young director Perttu Leppä tells about a period he has lived trough. We can watch the episodes smiling with him. "Long Hot Summer" is a remarkable work conserning punk energy and music making in the 1980´s.


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