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Steam of Life (2010)
"Miesten vuoro" (original title)

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Finnish men in sauna, speaking straight from the heart.

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Oravan laulu (The Squirrel)
Lyrics by Aleksis Kivi
Composed by Aapo Similä
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16 December 2012 | by (Thailand) – See all my reviews

I had heard about this movie before, so I knew what to expect. But still it managed to make a clean cut like a hot knife through butter.

Being a Finnish ex-pat in Thailand it brought back memories, raw and uncut. And in some strange way made me feel proud of my heritage. Yes, I have built a sauna here in tropics.

Excellent. No corners cut. But I won't give it a 10 because of the one thing that is missing: Joy. That too is shared inside the confines of the sanctity of the sauna.

That said, I truly hope there won't be a sequel. The turn is up and it was well used.


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