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Upswing (2003)

Nousukausi (original title)
Katri and Janne want to make a trip, which none of their friends have made. They end up in Jakomäki.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Petteri Summanen ...
Janne
Tiina Lymi ...
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
Markku Toikka ...
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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Människor ingen vill se
Written by Michael Malmgren / Mats Asplén / Fredrik Dahl / Bo Kasper Sundström
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Not just a comedy
18 March 2003 | by (Helsinki, Finland) – See all my reviews

I have really enjoyed myself lately the new Finnish movies as they get better and better! Nousukausi is a brilliant movie, made of a fresh and new idea. It is not only a comedy, even though it gave me huge laughs during the viewing. It is also a bit of a drama, focusing on the reality of a relationship of a two rich and talented young people, whose life is in every aspect in order -or is it?

The movie focuses cleverly on the today's values in the society, and how they affect on young people. It shows us with the means of comedy how it is like when everything you have gained and relied on is taken away from you and suddenly you have to survive without the help from the surrounding society. And in this Nousukausi succeeds very well, making it very enjoyable watching!

Definitely an enjoyable movie experience in Finnish movies!


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