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Kulkuri ja joutsen (1999)

The film tells the story of two very popular Finnish singer/songwriters: Tapio Rautavaara (Tapio Liinoja) and Repe Helismaa (Martti Suosalo), who worked together until their relationship ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tapio Liinoja ... Tapio Rautavaara
Martti Suosalo ... Reino Helismaa
Heikki Nousiainen ... Esa Pakarinen
Anna Haaranen ... Lempi Helismaa
Heidi Herala ... Liisa Rautavaara
Ari Wirta ... Masa Niemi
Pertti Koivula ... Kauko Toivonen
Aulis Rosendahl ... Aatos Mähönen
... Maisteri Särkkä
Matti Mäntylä ... Toivo Kärki
Raimo Grönberg ... Olavi Virta
... Jorma Ikävalko
Kai Lehtinen ... Lj. Liimatainen
Ritva Kanerva ... Rautavaara's mother
Tuija Piepponen ... Siiri Angerkoski
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The film tells the story of two very popular Finnish singer/songwriters: Tapio Rautavaara (Tapio Liinoja) and Repe Helismaa (Martti Suosalo), who worked together until their relationship got frictious for a long time. The film covers the years from 1949 to 1965 (Helismaa's death). Since the film is based on real-life persons it also tells much about the change in Finland during those years and of course much about Finnish popular music. Written by T.J.A.

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19 February 1999 (Finland)  »

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El vagabundo y el cisne  »

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FIM 4,831,427 (estimated)
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When Rautavaara, Helismaa & co enter the hardware store in the beginning of the film, a modern style light switch and electric cabling can be briefly seen on a wall of the shop vestibule. See more »

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Referenced in Rentun ruusu (2001) See more »

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Impi ihannetyttö
Written by Esa Pakarinen
Lyrics by Reino Helismaa
Arranged by Toivo Kärki
Performed by Esa Pakarinen and Pirteät Pelimannit
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Can't find this film at all!
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Do you know where I can get this DVD? I live in the United States and can't seem to find the DVD anywhere. Anyone living in Finland or any where over in the United kingdom please e-mail me if you have a copy of this hard to find film since I am living in the united states. Also if you know of any online store that sells this film please let me know where I can find this film! Thank you, Chad Collins If you need any of my info please e-mail me right away if you have this DVD! Thanks. Also if you know any Finnish DVD sites to where I can purchase them in the United States that would be great! Thanks Again!<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< Once again please let me know if you have this title on DVD at all!


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