Coming of age story of the 13-year old boy who falls in love with an older girl who wants to become a model.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Joonas Nordman ...
Jukka
Saija Lentonen ...
Johanna
Sari Havas ...
Äiti
Pekka Lukka ...
Martti
Antti Aro ...
Isäpuoli
Marc Gassot ...
Poikaystävä / Miss Young Face juryn jäsen
Anna-Leena Härkönen ...
Mallitoimiston johtaja
Ari-Pekka Tervahauta ...
Antti
Mikko Vanhala ...
Esa
Tatu Friman ...
Jere
Sini Kolari ...
Maarit
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Miss Young Face-kisojen juontaja
Jaakko Salovaara ...
DJ Spectro
Teemu Lehtilä ...
Miss Young Face juryn jäsen
Johanna Raunio ...
Miss Young Face juryn jäsen
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Jukka, 13, is coached in photography by his openly gay art teacher. With his dead father's old camera, Jukka sees Johanna, a beautiful girl in her early twenties being physically abused by her stepfather. With the help of the local fire department, Jukka comes to her rescue. He quickly befriends the girl who works in a nearby supermarket, claims to become her manager and enters her in a beauty contest. Written by Markku Kuoppamäki

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Innocence is not a crime... - viattomuus ei ole rikos

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31 August 2001 (Finland)  »

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Fiatalkori szerelem  »

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FIM 5,400,000 (estimated)
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Martti: Very good, excellent! Let's take a couple a bit closer. But I can't be done without light. Everything is based on light. Even colors are made of light. There are no colors in the dark, only black and white. A lens can bring you close to distant things. It is easier to approach a person that way too, isn't it? You must understand what you're shooting. You have to find the soul of your object.
Jukka: I thought you didn't believe in souls.
Martti: Only in photography. Just as there is a dark side to every soul, ...
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Rock Me Baby
Written by Marko Kolehmainen, Alex Ojasti, J. Saastamoinen, J. Olsson
Performed by Aika
Courtesy of BMG Music Publishing Finland
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shallowness shines through
15 August 2002 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

first off, the acting is really horrible. the only decent performance is the main couple, but sjeez, where did they pick up the actors?

also at times the movie seems like an excuse for a selling soundtrack, which i believe it partly is, too, and that is just unacceptable.

on top it might seem like a movie that means well with the kid experiencing his first love and being deeper than everyone else, but the money that's in the producers eye just klings away in the background.


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