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Cast

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Samuli Niittymäki ...
Ilmari
Elina Knihtilä ...
Leila Manner
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Aimo Marttila
Anna Paavilainen ...
Karita
Eetu Julin ...
Unto
Kaisa Hela ...
Lilli (as Kaisa Mattila)
Sanna-Kaisa Palo ...
Siiri
Pekka Valkeejärvi ...
Hannu
Antti Raivio ...
Kari
Simo Tamminen ...
Man at the cafe
Kim-Mikael Ahosvaara ...
Helander (as Kim Ahosvaara)
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Simo
Antti Hietala ...
Karita's boss
Jonas Nourisson ...
Bartender
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When his mother takes a shine to a man at a party, a young man begins to lose his grip on reality. Initial release: March 25, 2011 (Finland) Director: Zaida Bergroth Editor: Jan Forsström Music composed by: Mi and L'au Awards: Jussi Award for Best Leading Actress Written by James Williams

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Den goda sonen  »

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€560,000 (estimated)
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Torna a Surriento
Performed by Roberto Murolo
1955
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