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Road North (2012)
"Tie pohjoiseen" (original title)

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A father who was absent for 30 years of his son's life returns and wants to bond with his son, on a road trip to the north.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vesa-Matti Loiri ...
Leo Porola
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Timo Porola
Leena Uotila ...
Margit
Eija Vilpas ...
Birgit
Pertti Sveholm ...
Keke
Irina Pulkka ...
Sanni
Krista Kosonen ...
Elina
Mari Perankoski ...
Minna Paakku
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Pertti Paakku
Eeva Litmanen ...
Anja
Amira Khalifa ...
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Eila Roine ...
Irja
Jukka Virtanen ...
Rintapanttilan setä
Emilia Sinisalo ...
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Marja-Leena Kouki ...
Hotel manager
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A father who was absent for 30 years of his son's life returns and wants to bond with his son, on a road trip to the north.

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Sometimes you have to go far to see near

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24 August 2012 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Droga na pólnoc  »

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€848,000 (estimated)
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When the film was announced, Timo Salminen was going to be the cinematographer. See more »

Goofs

Leo hot-wires the Pontiac, and instructs his son doing the same, stating "it's a model that needs no keys." Towards the end of the film, we see the keys in the ignition. See more »

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Piano quintet in G-minor: Grave-Allegro & Moderato Vivace
Composed by Jean Sibelius
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