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Petteri Summanen ...
Janne
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Katri
Kari-Pekka Toivonen ...
Kari
Juha Veijonen ...
Heikki
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Kiti
Vilma Juusonen ...
Taru
Antti Virmavirta ...
Ilpo Heino
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Erik
Satu Paavola ...
Sanna
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Tuomas
Heli Sutela ...
Cleaner
Lawrence Kennedy ...
Cleaner's Husband
Hannu-Pekka Björkman ...
Tuomi
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Andersson
Minna Koskela ...
Leena Kuusisto
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HOLIDAY FROM HELL. A young couple in the IT business, with no kids and a fancy house in a good neighbourhood, finally have a few weeks off before new career challenges. Envious about their friends' exotic holiday destinations, they meet a travel agent offering them the ultimate experience: four weeks in one of the shadiest suburbs of the city. Part of the deal is that their credit cards, passports and keys are all sealed in an envelope. Acting as an unemployed couple, their street credibility is often questioned by their new neighbours who are more at home with the ways of the concrete jungle. And this is just the beginning... Written by Markku Kuoppamäki

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28 February 2003 (Finland)  »

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€1,087,000 (estimated)
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Heino: I'm chasing Ismo Harju, and so are you!
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Taxi 74
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It's not good...
15 February 2004 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

This movie is so mild! I tried not to expect anything greater from this film, but still it was a big disappointment. The basic idea of the story is interesting and potential. This could have been so much better. The characters are really simple, no depth at all. It's a shame that previously talented performers Tiina Lymi and Petteri Summanen didn't make the already poor characters any better. The director just don't get the watcher emotionally involved at all with this piece of cr*p.

And the the chase sequence at the end of the movie. That's hideous!!!

Why there had to be so stupid and old solution for that situation?

It's too much used element with even more terrible way of filming it. OH NO!


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