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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pertti Melasniemi ... Tapsa
Lilga Kovanko ... Marja
Ulf Törnroth ... Lasse
Perttu Näsänen ... Mölli
Matti Ollila ... Ville
Jorma Pulkkinen ... Kustaa Keto / Rally Commentator
Kaj Rainer ... Adolf Klein
Sirkka Räike ... Liisa Salo
... Bar Assistant
Jorma Lusenius ... Rally Driver
Timo Mäkinen ... Rally Driver
Simo Lampinen ... Rally Driver
Pekka Keskitalo ... Rally Driver
Klaus Sohlberg ... Rally Driver
Hannu Mikkola ... Rally Driver
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In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth, in 1908 the first Ford was born and the three wise men from the east presented unto him gifts: oil, rubber and chrome. See more »

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Drama | Sport

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18 September 1970 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Bensin i blodet  »

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FIM 280,000 (estimated)
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| (DVD release) (2004) (shortened)

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Trivia

Title song "Bensaa suonissa" became huge hit in Finland and is one of the most famous songs of Rauli Somerjoki. See more »

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Featured in Matka suomalaiseen elokuvaan: Naurua pimeässä (2006) See more »

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Bensaa suonissa
Performed by Rauli Somerjoki (as Badding)
Written by M.A. Numminen, Jarkko Laine and Rauli Somerjoki
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