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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The life of two young boys in the outskirts of Sweden
7 July 2005 | by (Copenhagen, Denmark) – See all my reviews

I have just seen the film, and i loved it! I've read the book and it was a lot better because it had more details, but the film has a certain atmosphere of it's own that is quite magic. The way the story is told is great, and you really get involved with the film. And it is very funny as well! I emmidiately felt the urge to go see the magnificent landscapes in the film, and maybe i will some day. I loved the actors in it, Björn Kellman is always wonderful to watch, but the younger actors were great too. I liked Andreas af Enehjelm (Niila) in particular, he seems to be a very sensitive actor. Let's have more Finnish and Swedish films, the languages are beautiful and the stories go straight to the heart!

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