The Grump is a man from the past. A man who knows that everything used to be so much better in the old days. Pretty much everything that's been done after 1953 has always managed to ruin ... See full summary »
Janne is having an emotional crisis and decides to go for a hike in the beautiful nature of Lapland - alone. As usual, things don't work out that easily. Inari wants to return to work life ... See full summary »
A comedy about Janne, a man from Lapland in Northern Finland, a man who has made a career out of living on welfare. Inari, his girlfriend, is tired of Janne's incapability of getting a grip... See full summary »
A buddy comedy about a fanatic small town football supporter who falls in love with a perfect girl, only to notice that his dream-girl supports the wrong football team. Now he has to befriend the enemy or forget the girl he loves.
Finnish movies tend to borrow bad clichés from American comedies with bad results. So wasn't excited to begin with but this one actually managed to be even a little bit worse than I feared. It wasn't a total catastrophe from a directional standpoint, but the script didn't give much to work with and quite frankly comedy is far from directors comfort zone. Same can be said about the cast because the main actors lack credibility in their characters and laughing matters are very hard to find. Jokes are result from a crappy writing and the actors, dry as they are can't make any of the supposedly funny lines work. Oh, there is off course one exception which is supporting actor Sampo Sarkola. Sarkola plays prime ministers right hand Anders who shoots lame jokes around and is very creepy character all around and like in most Hollywood comedies, those kind of side characters tend to be best things in these kind of romantic comedies.
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