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The Rose of the Rascal (2001)
"Rentun ruusu" (original title)

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The life of Irwin Goodman, a Finnish singer.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Martti Suosalo ...
Irwin Goodman
Ilkka Koivula ...
Vexi Salmi
Vexi Salmi ...
Himself
Riitta Salminen ...
Riitta Feirikki-Hammarberg
Eeva-Maija Haukinen ...
Irwin's mom, Kirsti Hammarberg
Esko Nikkari ...
Väiski
Pertti Koivula ...
Sepe
Hannu Kivioja ...
Kaspar
Martti-Mikael Järvinen ...
Otto
Tom Lindholm ...
Eikka
Raimo Grönberg ...
Honkanen
Kunto Ojansivu ...
Alpo
Harry Viita ...
Rallypotato
Mikko Kivinen ...
Tappi Suojanen
Seppo Sallinen ...
Kalevi Keihänen
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Martti Suosalo transforms himself into Irwin Goodman, and takes us through the singer's life. Written by his longtime friend and manager Vexi Salmi, the movie is apparently as close to the real life of Irwin as we can get. In addition to being the story of Irwin, the movie also looks at the transformation of Finnish society from the post-war years to the 70s and 80s. Written by Mikael Halila <mikael.halila@pp.inet.fi>

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12 January 2001 (Finland)  »

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Rentun Ruusu. Elokuva Irwin Goodmanista  »

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Was most watched Finnish movie of 2001. See more »

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References The Swan and the Wanderer (1999) See more »

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Las Palmas
By Antti Hammarberg, Vexi Salmi
Performed by Antti Hammarberg (as Irwin Goodman)
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Great story about the best Finnish singer ever!
23 December 2001 | by (Uimaharju, Finland) – See all my reviews

Movie was quite a realistic description from Antti Yrjö Hammarbergs life. If you were Irwin fan, you should watch this! There is a lot of great sings on movie, and some rare songs too. Martti Suosalo looks like Irwin and he can act all Irwins gestures well. I recommend this movie for all.


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