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Lapland Odyssey (2010)
"Napapiirin sankarit" (original title)

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A comedy about Janne, a man from Lapland in Northern Finland, a man who has made a career out of living on welfare. Inari, his girlfriend, is tired of Janne's incapability of getting a grip... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pamela Tola ...
Inari Juntura
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Janne
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Kapu
Timo Lavikainen ...
Tapio Räihänen
Konsta Mäkelä ...
Hatunen
Sinikka Mokkila ...
Jannen äiti
Erkki Hetta ...
Jannen isä
Asko Sahlman ...
Martti Juntura
Kari Ketonen ...
Pikku-Mikko
Miia Nuutila ...
Marjukka
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Marjukan kaveri
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Anna
Anna-Leena Härkönen ...
Reseptionisti
Camilla Jacobsen ...
Seireeni 1
Jane Timglas ...
Seireeni 2
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A comedy about Janne, a man from Lapland in Northern Finland, a man who has made a career out of living on welfare. Inari, his girlfriend, is tired of Janne's incapability of getting a grip on life. Janne wasn't even able to buy a digital TV box that Inari had given money for. Inari gives an ultimatum: a digital box needs to arrive by dawn or she leaves. Janne sets out into the night with his two friends to find a box. On their way to the city of Rovaniemi, Janne and his friends face many challenges, obstacles and temptations. They learn that they need to be daring. There's no room to give into bitterness. The most important thing isn't success, but rather the journey in itself. Written by Anonymous

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15 October 2010 (Finland)  »

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Lapland Odyssey  »

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€1,700,000 (estimated)
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AJOMIES
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Lyrics by Reino Helismaa
Arranged by Esa Pulliainen
Performed by Topi Sorsakoski & Agents
© Warner/Chappell Music Finland
(P) 1986 Parlophone/ EMI Music Finland
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A few scenes of boobs, booze and bravado - big deal.
11 September 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

An unimaginative guy's booze, boobs and bravado flick. A loafer boyfriend is told by his girlfriend that he needs to get a cablebox so they can watch "Titanic" or she leaves so he and his two similarly goofball, loafer, less-than-responsible buddies drive what is suppose to be a couple of hundred kilometers (the actual times and distances make 10 kilos more likely) looking for a store or some other source that has the cablebox. Essentially the movie showcases the dumb slapstick mistakes they make at a level that would make a juvenile hyped. Made in 2010 and now being released in DVD so that tells you something.


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