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Populärmusik från Vittula (2004)

Two boys grow up together in the town of Pajala during the 1960s. United by rock'n'roll music.

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Reza Bagher

Writers:

Reza Bagher (screenplay), Erik Norberg (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Max Enderfors Max Enderfors ... Matti 15 år
Andreas af Enehielm Andreas af Enehielm ... Niila 15 år
Niklas Ulfvarson Niklas Ulfvarson ... Matti 7 år
Tommy Vallikari Tommy Vallikari ... Niila 7 år
Björn Kjellman ... Greger
Göran Forsmark ... Birger
Jarmo Mäkinen ... Isak
Sten Ljunggren ... Farfar
Gustav Wiklund Gustav Wiklund ... Ryssi-Jussi
Kati Outinen ... Päivi
Tarja-Tuulikki Tarsala Tarja-Tuulikki Tarsala ... Farmor
Carina M. Johansson Carina M. Johansson ... Solveig
Carla Abrahamsen Carla Abrahamsen ... Maggan
Ville Kivelä Ville Kivelä ... Erkki
Filip Pachucki Filip Pachucki ... Holgeri (as Filip Pachuchi)
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Storyline

Two boys grow up together in the town of Pajala during the 1960s. United by rock'n'roll music.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Sweden | Finland

Language:

Swedish | Finnish | Esperanto

Release Date:

24 September 2004 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Musique rock de Vittula See more »

Filming Locations:

Kalix, Norrbottens län, Sweden See more »

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Budget:

€2,224,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Niklas Grönberg cut out of the final version , according to himself due to his habit of "taking over the directing", and thus complicating the shoot. See more »

Goofs

A local store display the front page of the daily newspaper "Nya Norrland" who was sold in Sollefteå and the surrounding area, 700 kilometers from Tornedalen. See more »

Soundtracks

Rock and Roll Music
Music and Lyrics by Chuck Berry
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Another growing up movie
19 May 2005 | by tomimtSee all my reviews

As a movie this was pretty much the same as the book: good, but not instant classic. Though I am sure there are lots of people who will disagree with me on the book part.

For technical point of view there is nothing wrong with the flick: acting is good, directing is good, the whole packet works. It even has some pretty funny scenes in it.

My main problem was with the plot itself: this was hardly anything new under the sun. Just another nostalgic driven view of someones childhood and coming of age.

I could have given better score, but my personal favourite scene was left out. I know it wouldn't have much, actually any general plot influence, but I just would have wanted to see it in.

Nothing more to say, see it if you like the genre.


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