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Sari Karaslahti
Kari Heiskanen ...
Mikko Groman
Johanna af Schultén ...
Mikaela (as Johanna Af Schulten)
Kai Vaine ...
Ilari
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Leif
Katariina Kaitue ...
Marjatta Jokela
Kristiina Halttu ...
Sarin äiti
Jukka Puotila ...
Sarin isä
Anne-Mari Alaspää ...
Riikka
Aksa Korttila ...
Lotta
Olli Rahkonen ...
Matias
Manna Jäntti ...
Heidi
Susanna Laine ...
Mia
Oiva Lohtander ...
Otto Johansson
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Jarkko Salminen
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Jaakko Hämeen-Anttila, the husband of the author of the book Suden vuosi, Virpi Hämeen-Anttila, makes a cameo and can be seen sitting in the front row in Mikko Groman's dissertation. See more »

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References Näköradiomiehen ihmeelliset siekailut (1969) See more »

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Facing Yourself
Performed by Kemopetrol
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psychological, entertaining, very good actors
3 April 2010 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

This film is a Finnish step towards Ingmar Bergman's way of making films: Very carefully picked actors playing splendidly well.This is a serious film, still containing humor enough to make it easy and light to watch. Helsinki appears as a very beautiful city.

The divorce, loneliness and pain are described truthfully. The starring characters maintain their dignity even though they face very heavy difficulties. Romance in the film, obvious to everybody but the main characters, advances slowly without exaggeration. And is tolerable even for a man like me.

I would have given 9/10, but in the end of the movie there are two hospital emergencies in a row too close to each other. It is logical, because one crises leads to another, but the same situation is repeated too soon. So 8/10 will have to be enough.


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