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A Summer by the River (1998)

Kuningasjätkä (original title)
Topi's mother, who is also Tenho's wife dies and Tenho and Topi have to move out from the town because they don't have enough money to pay their rent. Tenho gets a job as a lumberjack (... See full summary »

Director:

Markku Pölönen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pertti Koivula Pertti Koivula ... Tenho
Simo Kontio Simo Kontio ... Topi
Esko Nikkari Esko Nikkari ... Hannes
Anu Palevaara Anu Palevaara ... Hilkka
Peter Franzén ... Kottarainen
Sulevi Peltola Sulevi Peltola ... Puukko
Heikki Kujanpää Heikki Kujanpää ... Tohkanen
Vesa Mäkelä Vesa Mäkelä ... Hilteeni
Ilkka Koivula ... Lavikainen
Hannu Virolainen Hannu Virolainen ... Merchant
Seppo Timonen Seppo Timonen ... Jussi
Antti Jokela Antti Jokela ... Olavi Virta
Jorma Ruokolainen Jorma Ruokolainen ... Lumberjack
Heimo Kärnä Heimo Kärnä ... Lumberjack
Terho Turunen Terho Turunen ... Lumberjack
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Storyline

Topi's mother, who is also Tenho's wife dies and Tenho and Topi have to move out from the town because they don't have enough money to pay their rent. Tenho gets a job as a lumberjack (which by the way is the title in Finnish). The movie tells the story about Tenho and his 10 years old son who both have to grow up in the same summer. Written by Mikko Saranen <msaranen@hotmail.com>

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Connections

Featured in Matka suomalaiseen elokuvaan: Maaseudun lumoissa (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Linjuripolkka
Music by Kari Aava
Lyrics by Reino Helismaa
Performed by Veikko Sato
Courtesy of Fazer
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Country:

Finland

Language:

Finnish

Release Date:

13 February 1998 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

A Summer by the River See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

FIM6,275,088 (estimated)
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Fennada-Filmi See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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