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Heart of a Lion (2013)

Leijonasydän (original title)
Neo-Nazi falls in love with a woman who has a black son and finds himself fighting with conflicting feelings.

Director:

Dome Karukoski

Writer:

Aleksi Bardy
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Franzén ... Teppo Salminen
Laura Birn ... Sari
Jasper Pääkkönen ... Harri
Yusufa Sidibeh Yusufa Sidibeh ... Rhamadhani
Jussi Vatanen ... Kulmala
Timo Lavikainen ... Olli
Pamela Tola ... Tölli
Mikko Neuvonen Mikko Neuvonen ... Daniel
Niko Vakkuri Niko Vakkuri ... Reko
Jani Toivola Jani Toivola ... Salif
Stan Saanila Stan Saanila ... Aleksi Rämö
Juha Pursiainen Juha Pursiainen ... Isä
Esa Muittari Esa Muittari ... Isä
Janne Ravi Janne Ravi ... Rikas isä
Jarno Jäppinen Jarno Jäppinen ... Isä
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Neo-Nazi falls in love with a woman who has a black son and finds himself fighting with conflicting feelings.

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It's the Lion of Finland. See more »

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Drama | Romance

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Soundtracks

Sivullinen
Written by Jenni Vartiainen and Jukka Immonen
Lyrics by Jenni Vartiainen
Performed by Jenni Vartiainen
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Brainwashing on whitescreen
6 March 2019 | by joonas_karkkainenSee all my reviews

Movie has a rather good plot, but it's totally biased on the leftist narrative on multiculrural utopia.. Watchable, but biased. All the reasons why right wing is rising has been left out.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

Finland | Sweden

Language:

Finnish

Release Date:

18 October 2013 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Heart of a Lion See more »

Filming Locations:

Kotka, Finland See more »

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Budget:

EUR1,500,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,654,271
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2.35 : 1
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