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A Long Hot Summer (1999)

Pitkä kuuma kesä (original title)
The story of a rock band "Kalle Päätalo" in the 1980s.

Director:

Perttu Leppä

Writer:

Perttu Leppä
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Unto Helo Unto Helo ... Patu
Hanna-Mari Karhinen Hanna-Mari Karhinen ... Noora
Mikko Hakola Mikko Hakola ... Lajunen
Jimi Pääkallo Jimi Pääkallo ... Jimi (as Konsta Hiekkanen)
Timo Lavikainen ... Kukkonen
Olli Sorjonen Olli Sorjonen ... Kakkonen
Aino Seppo Aino Seppo ... Patun äiti
Niina Stützle Niina Stützle ... Sanna
Toni Wirtanen Toni Wirtanen ... Lärssi
Harri Tuovinen Harri Tuovinen ... Stuube
Pauli Rantasalmi Pauli Rantasalmi ... Pate
Risto Salmi ... Lajusen isä
Ulla Tapaninen Ulla Tapaninen ... Lajusen äiti
Pekka Valkeejärvi Pekka Valkeejärvi ... Jimin isä
Martti Suosalo ... Kosonen
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The story of a rock band "Kalle Päätalo" in the 1980s.

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1980s | rock | See All (2) »

Taglines:

He olivat nuoria. He olivat kauniita. He olivat syntyneet voittamaan.

Genres:

Comedy | Music

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Timo Vuorensola auditioned for the role of Jimi. See more »

Connections

Featured in Populäärikulttuuria Keravalta (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

I Will Survive
Composed by Dino Fekaris
Lyrics by Freddie Perren
Performed by Gloria Gaynor
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Warmly and seriously about punk nostalgy
4 February 2001 | by Timo KantonenSee all my reviews

This warm, fresh story tells about punk subculture in a little town in the eastern part of Finland. During a summer a group of youngsters get closer to their dream having a chance to perform their own music at the big town stage. The young director Perttu Leppä tells about a period he has lived trough. We can watch the episodes smiling with him. "Long Hot Summer" is a remarkable work conserning punk energy and music making in the 1980´s.


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Official Sites:

Official site [Finland]

Country:

Finland

Language:

Finnish

Release Date:

26 March 1999 (Finland) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Helsinki, Finland See more »

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Budget:

FIM5,234,794 (estimated)
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Talent House See more »
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1.85 : 1
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