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Above Dark Waters (2013)
"Tumman veden päällä" (original title)

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A ravishing story about little Pete and his survival and growth in the gray area between love and fear.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Olavi Angervo ...
Pete
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Father
Matleena Kuusniemi ...
Mother
Ismo Kallio ...
Grandfather
Marja Packalén ...
Grandmother
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Kake
Mari Perankoski ...
Taina
Milja Tuunainen ...
Suvi
Mio Hamari ...
Pekka
Ellen Tervaharju ...
Saara
Tommi Raitolehto ...
Teukka
Jonna Järnefelt ...
Opettaja
Janne Kinnunen ...
Erkki
Vieno Saaristo ...
Salmiakkimummo
Markku Köngäs ...
Preacher
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A ravishing story about little Pete and his survival and growth in the gray area between love and fear.

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6 September 2013 (Finland)  »

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Ismo Kallio was cast in role of grandfather because he looks like Peter Franzén's grandfather. See more »

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When Kake and Pete drives back from the hotel they are driving the bridge in the wrong direction. Pete's home was on the west side of the river but they are heading east. See more »

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Same old, same old...
27 January 2014 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

Too basic Finnish story, with dark family secret.

Tumman veden päällä brings nothing new to the genre and contains the same actors and actresses as always in Finnish movies. I'm sorry, but it really is Super boring to watch. Even the reality-TV is more interesting to watch.

Then also something is wrong with the dialogue-mix. Volume of the dialogue is jumping around from high to low, and there's no point. It' is annoying.

Something good also: Sam Edelmann does fine job as the role of the father, and the little boy's haircut is insane. Like Jim Carrey's in Dumb and Dumber (1993). Santa Clause is representing as authentic as it were in Finland at 1970's, when it looked like a horror character. Thank god the Coca Cola Company made the red and lovely fat dude to us.

Now really is the time to put this Finnish movie genre to hold for at least ten years.


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