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Land of Love (2003)

Vieraalla maalla (original title)
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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 ...
Iqbal, Lainajussi #1
Jean Bitar ...
Lainajussi #2
Dijcka ...
Lainajussi #3
Chelaf Abdeslam ...
Lainajussi #4
Gyan Dookie ...
Lainajussi #5
Alexandros Karoutsos ...
Lainajussi #6
Sengi Lukangu ...
Lainajussi #7


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Comedy | Romance


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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 »


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A really good-feeling Finnish movie, colorful and fresh.
8 January 2004 | by (Turku, FINLAND) – See all my reviews

I took my girlfriend to this movie and I really didn't know so much about it. We had a real surprise! This has got to be one of the best (not just Finnish) films I have seen! It does look great, the music is fresh and the actors/actresses look like they had fun making it. Pietro Steiner who plays the friend of Ville Haapasalo is great as Finnish baseball nut. But all of the acting is good- feeling good chemistry. "Vieraalla Maalla" is a really good-feeling movie, colorful and fresh. Definately the best looking Finnish film since Kaurismäki's "A Man With A Past". Go and see it. Whether you are a Finn or not you will be surprised. A fine Finnish movie!

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