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Maarit has successfully managed to live a double life - a male body transformed into an attractive and intelligent woman. However, this new life has come at a considerable price, as many ... See full summary »
Travelling is always the best way to encounter true stories. Ming-Hsang, a deaf, decided to cycle around Taiwan before graduating from the college. This film, lasting for 100 minutes, ... See full summary »
In the 70s, there was Merckx and there were the others. Ghislain Lambert was one of the others. This is his story, a quite simple one. The story of a modest Belgian bike racer. His greatest ambition in life? To become a champion. His greatest tragedy? Not having the legs his heart deserves.
The story bases on four Finnish brothers, nicknamed 'the Eura Daltons' who received nation-wide notoriety for tearing gas pumps apart when they needed cash. The cast is an impressive one: ... See full summary »
When a schoolteacher is sacked he projects his bad mood at his troubled teen son. He in turn buys a CD player from a pawnshop with counterfeit money. This causes a chain-reaction that ... See full summary »
Once a year the fair comes for one day to the little town 'Sainte-Severe-sur-Indre'. All inhabiters are scoffing at Francois, the postman, what he seems not to recognize. The rising of the ... See full summary »
I watched this because it was a cycling film but it was so much more than a simple sports film. On the surface it is about the rivalry between K and Eetu to be top dog on a local Finnish cycling team (and later a love rivalry for Oona), with the three main characters all working for the same bike messenger company.
Eetu is the number one cyclist in the cycling team but K beats him in a local race changing the status quo. As an aside, it is mainly a roadie bike film but there is some underground MTB training in a local mine.
But it is more than a cycling film - it is also a film about ambition, love, friendship and life. How many Finnish films have you watched- I can't think of any? This film works on all levels- it has a story, some action and the cinematography is also good. It may be a "small" film but it is worth 90 minutes of your time.
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