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A Time of Roses (1969)

Ruusujen aika (original title)
In the year 2011, historian Raimo Lappalainen wants to illustrate how life was 50 years earlier. He becomes obsessed with the fate of a 1970s nude model, Saara Turunen, and finds a perfect ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Arto Tuominen ... Raimo Lappalainen
Ritva Vepsä ... Saara Turunen / Kisse Haavisto
Tarja Markus ... Anu Huotari
Eero Keskitalo ... Raimo's Colleague
Kalle Holmberg ... Kisse's Colleague
... Head of History Institute
Matti Lehtelä ... Photographer
Unto Salminen ... Saara's Ex-Husband
Paavo Jännes ... Saara's Youth-Time Lover
Aino Lehtimäki ... Saara's Youth-Time Acquaintance
Hilkka Kesti ... Dancer
Allan A. Pyykkö ... Scientist on TV
Jukka Mannerkorpi ... Chauffeur
Urpo Peltonen ... Caretaker
Juhani Jotuni ... Cleaner
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In the year 2011, historian Raimo Lappalainen wants to illustrate how life was 50 years earlier. He becomes obsessed with the fate of a 1970s nude model, Saara Turunen, and finds a perfect actress to reconstruct her life and death in front of a TV camera. Meanwhile, a strike at a nuclear plant is covered up by the media. Written by Markku Kuoppamäki

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Risto Jarvan elokuva tulevaisuudesta

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7 February 1969 (Finland)  »

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A Time of Roses  »

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FIM 320,000 (estimated)
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First feature length sci-fi movie made in Finland. See more »

Goofs

When Raimo is dictating into his portable cassette recorder, the recorder is in play mode, not record mode. See more »

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Featured in Seikkailu ihmisessä (1971) See more »

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