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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tuomas Linna / Omar Ghaala
Hanne Salmi
Pietro Steiner ...
Mahmud Murslan (as Piero Steiner)
Katja Kuusisto
Vesa Vierikko ...
Lauri Rinta-Perkiö
Kari Väänänen ...
Hannu Rinta-Perkiö
Karoliina Vanne ...
Taina Rinta-Perkiö
Jerry Wahlforss ...
Omar Ghaala (as Jerry Wahlfors)
Alain Azerot ...
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Jean Bitar ...
Lainajussi #2
Dijcka ...
Lainajussi #3
Chelaf Abdeslam ...
Lainajussi #4
Gyan Dookie ...
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Alexandros Karoutsos ...
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Sengi Lukangu ...
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Release Date:

19 December 2003 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Land of Love  »

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€1,259,000 (estimated)

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2.35 : 1
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The main actor Ville Haapasalo is more famous in Russia than in his native Finland. See more »


Vieraalla maalla
Lyrics by Jaakko Haavio
Performed by Henrik Lamberg
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Best finnish comedy so far
14 December 2003 | by (Seinajoki, Finland) – See all my reviews

I had an opportunity to watch Vieraalla Maalla in a preview and I knew nothing in advance. I'm not too keen about finnish movies generally, but this one surprised me. The film was "good" from beginning to very end without any down-swings. There were few jokes based on finnish language and knowing some places, so it might not open completely to those not so familiarized with finnish/Finland. Anyway, if it ever makes to abroad video renting, I suppose it's a movies that nobody knows but surprises positively everyone who dares to take it.

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