Secret Lives (1999– )
"Salatut elämät" (original title)

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The series' storylines follow the daily lives of several families who live in the same apartment block in Helsinki, Finland. During the series' 15-year run, over 2,700 episodes have been ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Esko Kovero ...
 Ismo Laitela (2,289 episodes, 1999-2015)
Jarmo Koski ...
 Seppo Taalasmaa (1,365 episodes, 1999-2015)
Timo Jurkka ...
 Lasse Sievinen (1,223 episodes, 2004-2015)
Anu Palevaara ...
 Jenni Vainio / ... (1,193 episodes, 1999-2013)
Johanna Nurmimaa ...
 Paula Sievinen / ... (1,088 episodes, 2004-2014)
Sami Sarjula ...
 Ossi Puolakka (1,074 episodes, 2004-2013)
Anneli Ranta ...
 Helena Kuula / ... (949 episodes, 2008-2015)
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The series' storylines follow the daily lives of several families who live in the same apartment block in Helsinki, Finland. During the series' 15-year run, over 2,700 episodes have been aired, making it the second longest running drama in television in the Nordics.

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Salkkarit  »

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Episodes are filmed half year before airing. See more »

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Spin-off Romeo & Rafael Desperados (2008) See more »

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Tunteisiin
(title song)
Written by Schmalenbach / Ringqvist
Performed by Anna Hanski
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Just a decent soap opera.
7 June 2005 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

"Salatut Elämät" is a high-rated finish soap opera about a bunch of young and older people sharing house in Helsinki, Finland. Over the years the show has changed a lot. Many of the original cast members have left the series to become film stars in their country. From the critical point of view the subjects here are formulaic, but due to the lack of competitors it has gained its success over the years. In the early days of the show it dealed with such controversial issues like homo-sexuality, drugs and teen-pregnancy, but during the last couple of years it has become more of a traditional drama concentrating on human relationships.


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