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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 »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pertti Koivula ... Tenho
Simo Kontio ... Topi
Esko Nikkari ... Hannes
Anu Palevaara ... Hilkka
... Kottarainen
Sulevi Peltola ... Puukko
Heikki Kujanpää ... Tohkanen
Vesa Mäkelä ... Hilteeni
... Lavikainen
Hannu Virolainen ... Merchant
Seppo Timonen ... Jussi
Antti Jokela ... Olavi Virta
Jorma Ruokolainen ... Lumberjack
Heimo Kärnä ... Lumberjack
Terho Turunen ... Lumberjack
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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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13 February 1998 (Finland)  »

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A Summer by the River  »

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FIM 6,275,088 (estimated)
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Connections

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

Soundtracks

Itämaista Rakkautta
Music by Bohuslav Leopold
Lyrics by Matti Jäppilä
Performed by Olavi Virta
Courtesy of Fazer
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