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Three Wise Men (2008)
"Kolme viisasta miestä" (original title)

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Elena Spirina ...
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Pirkko Hämäläinen ...
Tiina
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Aake Kalliala ...
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14 November 2008 (Finland)  »

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Három bölcs barát  »

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The role of Irina Björklund was a surprise to the other actors when she walked into the scene. Only director Mika Kaurismäki from the crew knew that she will have a role in the film. See more »

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By Asko Raivio
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This movie warms hearts in Nordic cold
2 May 2009 | by (Istanbul) – See all my reviews

Three middle aged men, long time friends, get together in a normally closed Karaoke bar to drink their failed lives away. Secrets are revealed and sometimes discovered and they sing their miseries one by one during Karaoke sessions. The arrival of a lone woman to the bar will facilitate revealing of the final secret.

This is a warm, funny movie, one of the rare films celebrating life as is. As such it has a value of its own. The opening scene sets the tone nicely.

I had seen this film during Istanbul Film Festival and the film received a warm welcome from the audience as well.


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