Two 9-year-old boys, Jontti and Länki, grow up in a Finnish seaside town in the 1960s. Länki's biggest dream is to run away on a ship to the sea where his father is rumoured to have died. ... See full summary »

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Martti Suosalo ...
Isä
Walter Gröhn ...
Jontti
Mikko Vanhala ...
Länki
Turo Rannema ...
Pikkis
Anni Asikainen ...
Eija
Johanna Kerttula ...
Jontin äiti
Henna Hakkarainen ...
Inkeri
Vesa-Matti Loiri ...
Himanen
Sulevi Peltola ...
Opettaja
Pirkka-Pekka Petelius ...
Ilmari Lälli
Liisa Kantokorpi ...
Vieno
Bakary Barrow ...
Bothuhin
Pirjo Luoma-aho ...
Eijan äiti
Maria Aro ...
Längen äiti
Riitta Elstelä ...
Myyjä
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Two 9-year-old boys, Jontti and Länki, grow up in a Finnish seaside town in the 1960s. Länki's biggest dream is to run away on a ship to the sea where his father is rumoured to have died. Jontti too must discover that his father is not what he appears to be. When his dad moves away with another woman, Jontti is determined to win him back. Written by Markku Kuoppamäki

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12 March 1999 (Finland)  »

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A ciegas  »

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FIM 5,874,828 (estimated)
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Länki's amputated/peg leg varies between left and right foot. See more »

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Features Tulipunainen kyyhkynen (1961) See more »

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Tiger Shark
Written by Peter Hodgkinson
Performed by Felix Mendelssohn & His Hawaiian Serenaders and Sammy Mitchell
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