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Kahdeksas veljes (1971)

Jalmar "Jalli" Riivatsalo works in an ad agency and tries to find success both in love and business.

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Spede Pasanen (as Pertti Pasanen)

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Spede Pasanen (as Pertti Pasanen)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vesa-Matti Loiri Vesa-Matti Loiri ... Jaska (as Vesku Loiri)
Kauko Kokkonen Kauko Kokkonen ... Man buying Booze
Elina Katainen Elina Katainen ... Clerical employee
Marja Korhonen ... Secretary
Raiku Kemppi Raiku Kemppi ... Mrs.Tässäpuro
Pehr-Olof Sirén Pehr-Olof Sirén ... Member of the board (as Per Siren)
Tarja Markus Tarja Markus ... Marjut Tässäpuro
Juhani Kumpulainen Juhani Kumpulainen ... Arvid Tässäpuro
Simo Salminen Simo Salminen ... Kalevi Riivatsalo
Ursula Rainio Ursula Rainio ... Irmeli Jääketo
Evita Wager Evita Wager ... Anita
Heli Lehtonen Heli Lehtonen ... Clerical employee
Leo Jokela ... Liimatainen
Olavi Ahonen Olavi Ahonen ... Mutikainen
Kaarlo Juurela Kaarlo Juurela ... Psychiatrist (as Kalle Juurela)
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Storyline

Jalli operates the switchboard in an ad agency owned by his relative Kalevi Riivatsalo (who sees strange nightmares about Pippi Longstocking because of Jalli). The pay is so low he has to invent oddball side businesses with his friend Jaska. Jalli dates gorgeous blonde Irmeli but considers her too poor for him, so he switches to Marjut, daughter of one of Finland's 20 wealthiest families. Love and money, mostly money, mix into a chaotic plot. Written by Markku Kuoppamäki

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Country:

Finland

Language:

Finnish

Release Date:

26 February 1971 (Finland) See more »

Filming Locations:

Espoo, Finland See more »

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Budget:

FIM 290,000 (estimated)
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1.66 : 1
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The hypnotist scene essentially documents a session by Olliver Hawk, who at the time was a very famous hypnotist in Finland. See more »

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