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Take Care of Your Scarf, Tatiana (1994)

Pidä huivista kiinni, Tatjana (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Romance | 14 January 1994 (Finland)
Lugubrious Finns Valto and Reino take to the road in search of coffee and vodka, without which their lives are not worth living. But their reveries are interrupted by the arrival of ... See full summary »

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Aki Kaurismäki
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kati Outinen ... Tatjana
Matti Pellonpää ... Reino
Kirsi Tykkyläinen Kirsi Tykkyläinen ... Klavdia
Mato Valtonen ... Valdemar 'Valto' Reiman
Elina Salo ... Hotel Receptionist
Irma Junnilainen Irma Junnilainen ... Valto's Mother
Veikko Lavi Veikko Lavi ... Vepe
Pertti Husu Pertti Husu ... Pepe
Viktor Vassel Viktor Vassel ... Bus Driver
Carl-Erik Calamnius Carl-Erik Calamnius ... Petrol Station Attendant
Atte Blom Atte Blom ... Barkeeper 1
Mauri Sumén Mauri Sumén ... Barkeeper 2
Anu Aalto Anu Aalto
Matti Ahjoniemi Matti Ahjoniemi
Riitta Ahjoniemi Riitta Ahjoniemi
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Storyline

Lugubrious Finns Valto and Reino take to the road in search of coffee and vodka, without which their lives are not worth living. But their reveries are interrupted by the arrival of garrulous Russian Klaudia and Estonian Tatiana - who are clearly interested in the two men, despite the language barrier. But what are the chances of getting a response from men who prefer staring at vodka bottles to talking? Written by Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Finland | Germany

Language:

Finnish | Russian

Release Date:

14 January 1994 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Take Care of Your Scarf, Tatiana See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Leather jacket that Reino is using has the name of a real Finnish sporting association called Orimattilan Jymy. It has been established in 1903 and compete at least in shooting, skiing, basketball, volleyball, swimming and athletics. See more »

Connections

Edited from Topralli (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

If I Had Someone To Dream Of
Written and Arranged by Lindskog and Feichtinger
Performed by The Renegades
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this movie celebrates the will to survive
10 January 2002 | by mingus_xSee all my reviews

i really love this movie. it has so many unique and wonderful characters. every one celebrates his individuality. so many bizzare gadgets: a built in vinyl record player for cars, a coffee machine also in the car to ease one of the main characters need for the black drink (when there is no vodka around). a finnish road movie. slow pace, but lovely mood and the will to survive through the darkest night. very recommended. enjoy your life as long as you can and try to watch this movie before it ends ...


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