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Iskelmäprinssi (1991)

This is a film about young people finding their way, falling in love and experiencing disappointment. It's Finland in the early 60s, leading a quiet, sheltered life. Martti dreams of being ... See full synopsis »

Director:

Juha Tapaninen
3 wins. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Mart Sander ... Martti
Saija Hakola Saija Hakola ... Sini
Tarmo Ruubel Tarmo Ruubel ... Rami
Tiina Isohanni Tiina Isohanni ... Bambi
Paul Anka ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tina Forsman Tina Forsman
Onni Gideon Onni Gideon
Valto Hagert Valto Hagert ... Laulaja
Anna Hanski Anna Hanski
Heikki Huopainen Heikki Huopainen ... Poliisi Koistinen
Leslie Hyde Leslie Hyde ... Davis
Titta Jokinen Titta Jokinen
Marianna Järvinen Marianna Järvinen ... Kukkakaupan tyttö
Seija Kareinen Seija Kareinen
Kiti Kokkonen Kiti Kokkonen ... Iskelmälaulukilpailija
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Storyline

This is a film about young people finding their way, falling in love and experiencing disappointment. It's Finland in the early 60s, leading a quiet, sheltered life. Martti dreams of being "Iskelmäprinssi" (The Prince Of The Hit Parade), and finally makes it in the world of music. Rami dreams of being a race car driver. Two maidens - Sini and Bambi - have dreams of their own, but would need to go to compromise, if they want to support the boys they have fallen in love with. The films sports a brilliant 1960s atmosphere, complete with many unforgettable musical performances from Paul Anka, Umberto Marcato and the rest of the cast. The plot itself is only skin deep, but it was the goal of the director/writer Juha Tapaninen to recreate a movie musical of a more naive, carefree era. In that, he has succeeded very well.

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Genres:

Comedy | Musical

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Country:

Finland

Language:

Finnish

Release Date:

25 January 1991 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Iskelmä prinssi See more »

Company Credits

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Tulta Tuotanto See more »
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Color
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Connections

Features Da Capo (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Cow Cow Boogie
Performed by Tiina Isohanni, Juhani Pajula, Jari Tuukkanen and Jouni Tuukkanen
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