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Ameriikan raitti (1990)

Two small-time crooks take off to Florida to escape unpaid taxes and failure.

Director:

Lauri Törhönen

Writers:

Antti Tuuri (novel), Lauri Törhönen
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kari Sorvali Kari Sorvali ... Erkki Hakala
Mari Rantasila Mari Rantasila ... Kaisu Hakala
Jari Järvimaa Jari Järvimaa ... Taisto
Åke Lindman ... Otto
Markku Huhtamo Markku Huhtamo ... Tapani
Markku Toikka ... Timo
Tor Planting Tor Planting ... Jakobsson
Anna-Maija Ollikainen Anna-Maija Ollikainen ... Tapani's wife
Tiina Markkanen Tiina Markkanen ... Timo's wife
Markus Aaltonen Markus Aaltonen
Jorma Markkula Jorma Markkula ... Worker
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robin Cousino Robin Cousino ... Motorcycle cop
Bradford DeVine Bradford DeVine ... Man following and capturing the hero in the everglades
Anita Griffith-Shay Anita Griffith-Shay ... Erkki's girl
Roxy Huet Roxy Huet
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Storyline

Two small-time crooks take off to Florida to escape unpaid taxes and failure.

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Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama

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Details

Country:

Finland

Language:

Finnish | English

Release Date:

9 February 1990 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Paradise America See more »

Filming Locations:

Miami, Florida, USA

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Budget:

FIM 8,748,952 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Connections

Followed by Lakeuden kutsu (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Onni yhteinen
Composed by Antti Hyvärinen and Matti Ruohonen
Lyrics by Veli-Pekka Lehto
Arranged by Antti Hyvärinen
Performed by Tarja Ylitalo
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Finnish comedy is always tragic hahaha
3 January 2002 | by william_blakeSee all my reviews

Ameriikan raitti is a funny and witty movie about 2 finnish small time crooks who take off and head to America for a better life. I've always liked movies that are filmed on location and i guess that is a plus in this one as well. Too bad the actors recruited from Florida are a bunch of amateurs. Anyway at points it's almost as fun to watch as 'Häjyt'.


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