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The Comedian (1983)

Koomikko (original title)
Aspiring young comedian Hepi rides a moped and sleeps in cars left at a garage for repair. He joins a group of older but equally bad comedians trying to capture and sell their art on ... See full summary »

Director:

Matti Ijäs

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Cast

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Aake Kalliala Aake Kalliala ... Hemmo
Helge Herala ... Birger
Heidi Herala Heidi Herala ... Kaija
Heikki Kinnunen ... Rape
Leo Lastumäki Leo Lastumäki ... Ripa
Maija-Leena Soinne Maija-Leena Soinne ... Birger's Wife
Olavi Ahonen Olavi Ahonen ... Suti
Eero Saarinen Eero Saarinen ... Hemmo's Friend
Arno Virtanen Arno Virtanen ... Sound Recordist
Esko Nikkari Esko Nikkari ... Patient
Sulevi Peltola Sulevi Peltola ... Ambulance Man
Matti Tuominen Matti Tuominen ... Ambulance Man
Eero Pikkarainen Eero Pikkarainen ... Landowner
Heikki Huopainen Heikki Huopainen ... Policeman
Valde Pitkänen Valde Pitkänen ... Policeman
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Storyline

Aspiring young comedian Hepi rides a moped and sleeps in cars left at a garage for repair. He joins a group of older but equally bad comedians trying to capture and sell their art on videotape. Hepi charms a girl working in the Zoological Museum with his imitations of bird sounds. Alienated look at the frustrations of show business, as presented by a cast of popular Finnish TV comedians with their absurd dialogue and eccentric inside jokes. Written by Markku Kuoppamäki

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Finland

Language:

Finnish

Release Date:

11 March 1983 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Kasettikoomikko See more »

Filming Locations:

Helsinki, Finland

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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An der schönen, blauen Donau, op. 314 (The Blue Danube)
Written by Johann Strauss
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