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Lapualaismorsian (1967)

"Girl of Lappland" - Liisa, Tenu and Lulu are part of the Ylioppilasteatteri group. In the course of the exercises, they think about social issues and debate their world views. Tenu's ... See full summary »


Mikko Niskanen
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Cast overview:
Kristiina Halkola Kristiina Halkola ... Liisa Alatalo
Kirsti Wallasvaara Kirsti Wallasvaara ... Tenu
Aulikki Oksanen Aulikki Oksanen ... Lulu
Pekka Laiho Pekka Laiho ... Petteri, "Vihtori Herttua", student of Technology
Pekka Autiovuori Pekka Autiovuori ... Alpo, student of Technology
Jukka Sipilä Jukka Sipilä ... Nipa, "Isotalo", student of Technology
Heikki Kinnunen ... Hessu, "Isotalo's helper", student


"Girl of Lappland" - Liisa, Tenu and Lulu are part of the Ylioppilasteatteri group. In the course of the exercises, they think about social issues and debate their world views. Tenu's pregnancy makes the concerns of population growth and the future of the world's concrete. Written by Ulf Kjell Gür

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1 December 1967 (Finland) See more »

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Bezradní See more »

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Mikko Niskanen and the youth of the 60's
31 January 2009 | by Petey-10See all my reviews

A theater group is training for the play Lapualaisooppera.We see these young people hanging out and talking about what goes on around them.Also sexual matters are involved there and this girl, Tenu, becomes pregnant to Hessu.The director of this movie, Mikko Niskanen (1929-1990) was born 80 years ago today.He made such masterpieces as Kahdeksan Surmanluotia and Pojat.This is also a pretty good movie.This movie was made while they were fighting the Vietnam war so there's a strong anti-war message there.This is the make love not war generation.And they sing all these leftist songs.Some of them work OK.The young actors do a fine job.Some of them became pretty big later.Kristiina Halkola plays Liisa Alatalo, Kirsti Wallasvaara is Tenu while Aulikki Oksanen plays the part of Lulu.Heikki Kinnunen plays Hessu.Pekka Laiho is Petteri.Pekka Autiovuori is Alpo.The great late Jukka Sipilä plays the part of Nipa.Monica Aspelund, also singer plays Dancer.Kaj Chydenius plays himself.Jörn Donner, who was also writing this movie is seen as Speaker in occasion of burning military passports.Kari Franck, who was also writing this, is Vähätalo.Kalle Holmberg is himself.Vesa-Matti Loiri, who gave a great performance in Niskanen's Pojat plays Vesku.Director himself gives a fine performance as Professor.This movie won two Jussi Awards.Halkola got one for her performance and Niskanen for direction.Lapualaismorsian (1967) isn't too dated.It gives a good portrayal of the era.

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