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The Green Widow (1968)

Vihreä leski (original title)
Helinä is tired of her monotonous life revolving around her young children, while her husband is away on business. At the hair salon she meets other frustrated housewives. Together the find an attractive solution to the problem.

Director:

Jaakko Pakkasvirta

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Cast

Cast overview:
Eija Pokkinen Eija Pokkinen ... Helinä Lehmusto, 'Mrs. 21'
Risto Aaltonen Risto Aaltonen ... Pentti Lehmusto
Matti Siitonen Matti Siitonen ... Young sociologist, 'Sam Tietäväinen' (as Fredi Matti Siitonen)
Mai-Brit Heljo Mai-Brit Heljo ... Gertrud Kaira, owner of hairdresser's
Heidi Krohn ... Mrs. Saxen, doctor's wife
Leena Ortola Leena Ortola ... Training instructor in the indoor swimming pool
Richard Ahlqvist Richard Ahlqvist ... Helinä's lover
Ilari Paatso Ilari Paatso ... Peeping young man
Eija Nousiainen Eija Nousiainen ... Pentti's mistress (as Eija Grönberg)
Kirsti Jarimo Kirsti Jarimo ... Kirsi, assistant in the hairdresser's
Maija-Leena Soinne Maija-Leena Soinne ... Assistant in the hairdresser's (as Maija-Liisa Soinne)
Heikki Hämäläinen Heikki Hämäläinen ... Pentti's bowling mate
Timo Kallinen Timo Kallinen ... Helinä's lover in her dreams
Lasse Lammela Lasse Lammela ... Man at Mrs. Kaila's party
Kai Lappalainen Kai Lappalainen ... Man at Mrs. Kaila's party
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Helinä is tired of her monotonous life revolving around her young children, while her husband is away on business. At the hair salon she meets other frustrated housewives. Together the find an attractive solution to the problem.

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Taglines:

Elokuva josta puhutaan ääneen

Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Soundtracks

Avaruuslaulu
Written and arranged by Henrik Otto Donner
Lyrics by Jaakko Pakkasvirta
Performed by Kirka and Blues Section
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Country:

Finland

Language:

Finnish

Release Date:

September 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Gröna änkan See more »

Filming Locations:

Tapiola, Espoo, Finland

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Production Co:

Filminor See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono
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