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Heart of a Lion (2013)

Leijonasydän (original title)
Neo-Nazi falls in love with a woman who has a black son and finds himself fighting with conflicting feelings.

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Teppo Salminen
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Sari
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Harri
Yusufa Sidibeh ...
Rhamadhani
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Kulmala
Timo Lavikainen ...
Olli
Pamela Tola ...
Tölli
Mikko Neuvonen ...
Daniel
Niko Vakkuri ...
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Jani Toivola ...
Salif
Stan Saanila ...
Aleksi Rämö
Juha Pursiainen ...
Isä
Esa Muittari ...
Isä
Janne Ravi ...
Rikas isä
Jarno Jäppinen ...
Isä
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Neo-Nazi falls in love with a woman who has a black son and finds himself fighting with conflicting feelings.

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18 October 2013 (Finland)  »

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Lejonhjärtat  »

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€1,500,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Hiekkarantaa
Written by Jussi Lehtisalo, Mika Rättö and Kauko Röyhkä
Lyrics by Kauko Röyhkä
Arranged by Jussi Lehtisalo, Mika Rättö, Kauko Röyhkä and Tomi-Mikko Leppänen
Performed by Jussi Lehtisalo, Mika Rättö and Kauko Röyhkä
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Heart of a Lion good name for the film at least for the Finns
8 February 2016 | by See all my reviews

This film is like the French film "French Blood" http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4168502/ The acting is very professional, straight forward and not over acted which happens in lots of films with violence. Both of these films shows what happens when there is too much of energy, anger and no thoughts how to live life as human until something happens that makes the changes.

The film shows well the conflict that arises after one has had enough of all that idiotic ideology and how difficult it is to break the old ways, they keep haunting in the background all the time. Both films are extremely good drama and I would say these are a must to watch especially for all those who think they have all the answers but no idea what to do.


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