A murderer tries to leave his criminal past in East Helsinki and make a new life for his family

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Cast

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Jorma Tommila ...
Ali
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Pulu
Maria Järvenhelmi ...
Inka
Elmeri Karlsson ...
Ville
Rauno Juvonen ...
Naama
Gyan Dookie ...
Leo
Wintom Zecarias ...
Karva
Arttu Kapulainen ...
Vilkku
Ilkka Koivula ...
Alpi
Kari Väänänen ...
Heinonen
Petri Manninen ...
Mulko
Markku Rantala ...
Junno
Jari Kukkonen ...
Rouvinen
Tarja-Tuulikki Tarsala ...
Alin ja Pulun äiti
Sulevi Peltola ...
Silander
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In a movie loaded with religious symbology, Ali, a hardened criminal, is sentenced to jail for murder. Shortly afterwards, his girlfriend gives birth to his child. When Ali is released he is determined to leave his criminal past and make a better life for himself and his family. But leaving his past behind does not turn out to be easy... Written by Mikael Halila <mikael.halila@pp.inet.fi>

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29 September 2000 (Finland)  »

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Yksi meno Eiraan  »

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FIM 2,100,000 (estimated)

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$43,346 (Finland) (29 September 2000)
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Urban International
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A classic story of a boy and girl in distress struggling
5 October 2002 | by (Esbo, Finland) – See all my reviews

Even though some aspects of this movie are somewhat exaggerated in the "bad" suburbs of Helsinki the story is nevertheless powerful, believable and the actors are convincing. The first part of the movie features the events shaping the players. The second part features the players trying to shape the events.


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