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

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References The Matrix (1999) See more »

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Hetken Tie On Kevyt
Written by Otto Grundström
Performed by Tehosekoitin
Courtesy of Levy-yhtiö Oy
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not so good...
3 September 2005 | by DONVONDONSee all my reviews

Yö - the best liverock band in Finland is the only good thing played in this movie. One can see worst finnish acting when watching J. Pääkkönen having just one look at his face whatever happens. Some good acting is also seen when Vesa-Matti Loiri (aka Uuno Turhapuro - magnificent comedy roles in over 15 Uuno-movies) gives an excellent rolemodel for fathers... If one hasn't seen any Finnish movie he shouldn't begin with this. I should recommend for example Winter War on Häjyt for starters in Finnish movie. And the name of Vesa-Matti Loiri one should also remember. He acts and sings and is something very finnish. Just like the band mentioned in the beginning.


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