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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vesa Vierikko ... Viltteri
Sulevi Peltola ... Öövini
Markku Maalismaa ... Junnu
Kaija Pakarinen ... Mallu
Taneli Mäkelä ... Pappi
Tuula Nyman ... Nakkiakka
Veikko Kerttula ... Mies tiellä
Taisto Aho
Thomas Backlund
Anna Grönblom
Eeva-Maija Haukinen
Sari Havas
Elina Hoffrén
Jorma Koho
Kari Laiho
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Viltteri, a balding guy in his thirties living in rural northern Finland, is hopelessly clueless about his new role as a married man and the father of a newborn son. A perfect escape from family responsibilities is having to get his old Hillman Minx repaired and inspected for road-worthiness, with a little help from an eccentric bunch of friends who never seem to have grown up either. Written by Markku Kuoppamäki

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The original Finnish title is the word for a vehicle's annual roadworthiness inspection test (Thus in UK, would /should be 'M.O.T.') See more »

Goofs

At 35:30 the car is damaged at the inspection station. The front bumper is hanging and the head light on the driver's side is broken. Later in the film at 43:40 there is no sign of damage anymore. At 49:50 the bumper is dangling again when they drive to the hospital. See more »


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Not Fade Away
Written by Buddy Holly (as Hardin) and Norman Petty (as Petty)
Performed by The Rolling Stones
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Easily the best movie
31 July 2001 | by See all my reviews

This movie is #1 movie in my list. Lot of legendary phrases comes out of this movie, and they are used daily. Some people see this movie at least

once a week... such dedication for the movie. Probably only people that understand finnish can ever enjoy this movie fully, sorry....


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