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Four well-mannered but poorly grown brothers drift into a life of crime when their schizophrenic father is sent to the mental hospital.

Director:

Aleksi Mäkelä

Writers:

Pekka Lehtosaari, Anssi Miettinen (story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Franzén ... Otto Takkunen
Niko Saarela ... Matti Takkunen
Lauri Nurkse Lauri Nurkse ... Ilkka Takkunen
Jasper Pääkkönen ... Eero Takkunen
Vesa-Matti Loiri Vesa-Matti Loiri ... Jouko Takkunen
Risto Tuorila Risto Tuorila ... Police Chief Ensio Suutari
Hannu-Pekka Björkman Hannu-Pekka Björkman ... Muukkonen
Elsa Saisio Elsa Saisio ... Pirjo Suutari
Janna Herttuainen Janna Herttuainen ... Leena
Eero Milonoff ... Aulis
Arttu Kapulainen ... Timo
Eeva Litmanen Eeva Litmanen ... Tuulikki Suutari
Tiina Pirhonen Tiina Pirhonen ... Nurse Miettinen
Outi Mäenpää ... Mom
Santeri Nuutinen Santeri Nuutinen ... Takkunen's Son as Child
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Storyline

Four well-mannered but poorly grown brothers drift into a life of crime when their schizophrenic father is sent to the mental hospital.

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A story of brothers who had no choice. [Tarina veljeksistä joilla ei ollut vaihtoehtoa.] See more »


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Country:

Finland

Language:

Finnish

Release Date:

17 January 2003 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Bad Boys See more »

Filming Locations:

Karkkila, Finland See more »

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Budget:

€1,525,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Over 600.000 people saw this film on its theather run. Its 14th watched Finnish movie ever. See more »

Connections

Features Kymmenen uutiset (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Tavallista Elämää
Written by Jore Marjaranta (as J. Marjaranta)
Performed by Jore Marjaranta
Courtesy of EMI Finland
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User Reviews

Awesome
23 May 2004 | by mattihpSee all my reviews

The best movie I've seen this far.

Music well chosen.

Awesome actors! Loiri is Oscar-worthy but won't get any consideration :(

Overall a very good effort by everyone on a high-class script.

This movie has it all, hot women, great storyline, awesome actors, fast cares, hardcore action, pace, humour(lots of it), Vesa-Matti Loiri, violence, insanity and is very perfect filmographically.

Very well casted actors, especially brothers & father was a perfect fit.

Never a dull moment, there is always something happening.

If I have to say something bad.... Then it is the role of them being laestadian that got downplayed and only was visible in the beginning where as in real life it was a huge reason for their acting like they did.


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