Popular Music (2004)
"Populärmusik från Vittula" (original title)

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Two boys grow up together in town of Pajala at 60's. United by rock'n'roll music.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Max Enderfors ...
Andreas af Enehjelm ...
Niklas Ulfvarson ...
Tommy Vallikari ...
Göran Forsmark ...
Gustav Wiklund ...
Tarja-Tuulikki Tarsala ...
Carina M. Johansson ...
Carla Abrahamsen ...
Ville Kivelä ...
Filip Pachucki ...


Two boys grow up together in town of Pajala at 60's. United by rock'n'roll music.

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Release Date:

24 September 2004 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Musique rock de Vittula  »

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€2,224,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Geir Hansteen Jorgensen left the directing duties before the filming began. See more »

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Another growing up movie
19 May 2005 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

As a movie this was pretty much the same as the book: good, but not instant classic. Though I am sure there are lots of people who will disagree with me on the book part.

For technical point of view there is nothing wrong with the flick: acting is good, directing is good, the whole packet works. It even has some pretty funny scenes in it.

My main problem was with the plot itself: this was hardly anything new under the sun. Just another nostalgic driven view of someones childhood and coming of age.

I could have given better score, but my personal favourite scene was left out. I know it wouldn't have much, actually any general plot influence, but I just would have wanted to see it in.

Nothing more to say, see it if you like the genre.

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