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Heart of a Lion (2013) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Dome Karukoski

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Aleksi Bardy

Cast (in credits order)  

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
Mika Määttä Mika Määttä ... Isä
Timo Mäkinen Timo Mäkinen ... Isä
Jaakko Hämeenniemi Jaakko Hämeenniemi ... Isä
Kristina Vahvaselkä Kristina Vahvaselkä ... Rehtori
Eeva Litmanen Eeva Litmanen ... Opettaja
Anna-Mari Raaska Anna-Mari Raaska ... Välituntivalvoja
Erin Dickerson Erin Dickerson ... Rita
Mikko Kaukolampi Mikko Kaukolampi ... Nygren
Marko Beltzer Pesonen Marko Beltzer Pesonen ... Uusnatsi (as Marko 'Beltzer' Pesonen)
Jarno Piispa Jarno Piispa ... Uusnatsi
Anssi Eriksén Anssi Eriksén ... Uusnatsi
Kari Kilgast Kari Kilgast ... Uusnatsi
Markus Tilli ... Uusnatsi
Tavatchai Kuntong Tavatchai Kuntong ... Deng
Deogracias Masomi Deogracias Masomi ... Ahmed
Jouni Nurminen Jouni Nurminen ... Urologi
Jorma Tolvanen Jorma Tolvanen ... Eversti
Pertti Hellgren Pertti Hellgren ... Vanha mies
Jari Forsman Jari Forsman ... Riitamaa
Teppo Suolanen Teppo Suolanen ... Matias
Nauri Nykänen Nauri Nykänen ... Kosonen
Laura Munsterhjelm Laura Munsterhjelm ... Lääkäri
Leevi Pellas Leevi Pellas ... Aki
Kasper Iikkanen Kasper Iikkanen ... Mika
Niclas Järviö Niclas Järviö ... Tomi (as Nicklas Järviö)
Ada Simonen Ada Simonen ... Haastava tyttö #1
Kia Hulkkonen Kia Hulkkonen ... Haastava tyttö #2
Panu Raipia Panu Raipia ... Komisario
Sanni Kuivanen Sanni Kuivanen ... Lähibaarin tyttö
Suada Rrahmani Suada Rrahmani ... Lähibaarin tyttö
Shamsaddin Haghi Hiwa Shamsaddin Haghi Hiwa ... Romani
Firat Ekti Firat Ekti ... Romani
Mohamed Reda Ali Bouacha Mohamed Reda Ali Bouacha ... Romani
Serkan Ekti Serkan Ekti ... Romani
Karzan Amin Karzan Amin ... Romani
Lasgush Kqiku Lasgush Kqiku ... Romani
Mohammed Kenjo Mohammed Kenjo ... Romani
Abdalla Abdalmegeid Abdalla Abdalmegeid ... Romani
Sedat Ekti Sedat Ekti ... Romani
Leila Lähdesmäki Leila Lähdesmäki ... Romani
Lorena Heikkilä Lorena Heikkilä ... Romani
Diana Danielsbacka Diana Danielsbacka ... Romani
Aysel Ekti Aysel Ekti ... Romani
Hiwa Haghi Hiwa Haghi ... Romani
Omid Monir Omid Monir ... Romani
Reda Ali Bouacha Reda Ali Bouacha ... Romani
Amos Alastalo Amos Alastalo ... Romani
Uni Alastalo Uni Alastalo ... Romani
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Toni Väisänen Toni Väisänen ... Varusmies

Produced by 

Jessica Ask ... co-producer
Aleksi Bardy ... producer
Miia Haavisto ... executive producer
Heidi Laitinen ... line producer
Erik Magnusson ... co-producer
Martin Persson ... executive producer
Annika Sucksdorff ... executive producer
Emma Åkesdotter-Ronge ... co-producer

Music by 

Jean-Paul Wall ... (original score)

Cinematography by 

Henri Blomberg

Film Editing by 

Harri Ylönen

Casting By 

Tutsa Huuhka
Pia Pesonen

Art Direction by 

Antti Nikkinen

Costume Design by 

Anna Vilppunen

Makeup Department 

Minna Hirvonen ... assistant to makeup artist: Kotka
Kata Launonen ... makeup artist / special makeup effects artist: and tattoos
Taina Mansner ... hair stylist
Saara Räisänen ... tattoos: tattoo drawing
Yana Stoyanova ... tattoo manufacture

Production Management 

Annita Laine-Nicola ... production assistant trainee

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Niklas Harju ... second assistant director
Tommi Kilpiö ... third assistant director
Antti Lahtinen ... first assistant director

Art Department 

Lars Bäckström ... carpenter
Marianne Bäckström ... carpenter
Heini Erving ... assistant art director
Juho Erving ... carpenter
Heini Granberg ... set dresser
Teppo Hulkkonen ... storyboard artist
Petrus Kimpimäki ... carpenter
Jarno Kovamäki ... carpenter
Inka Matilainen ... art director trainee
Stuart McQuade ... art director trainee
Kauko Määttä ... carpenter
Taina Ollikkala ... construction coordinator
Petra Peltomäki ... carpenter
Jussi Rossi ... prop graphics
Suvi Rossi ... assistant art director
Markus Staaf ... carpenter
Janne Tanskanen ... carpenter
Antti Vierola ... carpenter

Sound Department 

Peter Bergström ... sound editor
Erik Clauss ... foley artist (as Erik Bjerknes) / foley editor (as Erik Bjerknes)
Garret Farrell ... re-recording mixer
Christian Holm ... supervising sound editor
Tuomas Klaavo ... adr recordist / sound post: teaser and trailer / sound recordist
Janne Kokkonen ... boom operator
Niclas Merits ... sound editor
Mikko Mäkelä ... sound post: teaser and trailer
Henrik Ohlin ... sound editor
Teresa Parbring ... foley mixer
Jussi Rantala ... boom operator
Niklas Skarp ... re-recording mixer

Special Effects by 

Jakke Huovinen ... special effects technician
Amin Kassam ... special effects technician
Konsta Mannerheimo ... special effects coordinator
Jari Rinne ... special effects technician
Raine Toikkanen ... special effects technician

Visual Effects by 

Håkan Blomdahl ... visual effects supervisor
Frida Franker ... title design
Eki Halkka ... visual effects
Malin Leuchovius ... visual effects coordinator
Alexander Ternstrand ... visual effects artist
Sean Wheelan ... visual effects producer

Stunts 

Risto Hämäri ... stunt driver
Esa Muittari ... stunt performer
Mika Pietiläinen ... stunt double / stunts
Juha Pursiainen ... stunt coordinator
Kimmo Rajala ... fight coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department 

Luka Balac ... lighting technician
Antris Bonsdorff ... digital imaging technician
Jan Granström ... focus puller
Torsti Hyvönen ... grip
Toni Jaatinen ... lighting assistant
Ari Karjalainen ... lighting technician: pre lighting in Kotka
Petri Kiljunen ... assistant camera: second unit
Marko Knuuttila ... lighting technician: pre lighting in Kotka
Tanja Kokkonen ... lighting technician: pre lighting in Kotka
Lasse Kurkaa ... lighting technician
Jarkko Liikanen ... second assistant camera
Antti Pirinen ... best boy
Jaana Rannikko ... still photographer
Ilpo Rinne ... lighting technician: pre lighting in Kotka
Heikki Slåen ... assistant camera: second unit
Daniel Sykes ... lighting technician
Karri Takala ... key grip
Tommi Tikanoja ... grip
Ants Martin Vahur ... steadicam
Henry Wacklin ... gaffer
Tuukka Ylönen ... cinematographer: second unit

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Suvi-Tuuli Höglund ... costume patination
Aija Nurminen ... costume patination
Soili Sirniö ... costume trainee
Henna-Riikka Taskinen ... wardrobe

Editorial Department 

Frida Franker ... assistant colorist
Tommi Gröhn ... post-production producer
Susanna Haarla ... post-production coordinator
Markus Ihanti ... technical support: post-production (as Marcus Ihanti)
Adam Inglis ... colorist
Pasi Mäkelä ... colorist: teaser and trailer
Mikko Savinainen ... trailer editor
Jon Soldehed ... additional edit assistant

Location Management 

Kimi Seppänen ... location manager / location scout

Music Department 

Magnus Húmle ... assistant to composer
Pedro Marques ... arranger / composer: additional music

Other crew 

Suvi Antonina ... publicist (as Suvi Zaporozets)
Erin Dickerson ... assistant to director
Miikka Haleyi ... assistant to location manager
Harri Hytönen ... production accountant
Lauri Hämäläinen ... poster designer
Santtu Hämäläinen ... production assistant
Miika Karlsson ... caterer
Piritta Korhola ... payroll
Minna Korkolainen ... caterer
Katarina Krave ... legal affairs
Sara Kurko ... caterer
Jonna Kälviä ... marketing coordinator
Katariina Liukkonen ... runner: Kotka
Anssi Lohvansuu ... caterer
Ian Malviluoto ... production accountant
Mads Peter Ole Olsen ... head of acquisitions
Ari Osola ... runner: Kotka
Pipsa Parviainen ... runner trainee
Pipsa Parvianen ... runner trainee: Helsinki
Jane Persson ... production accountant
Timo Puolitaipale ... script translator
Anni Pänkäälä ... script supervisor
Sanna Rantanen ... publicist
Minna Rissanen ... caterer
Kaisa Roover ... production coordinator
Joona Salmivainio ... runner trainee: Helsinki
Thomas Tallberg ... cast personal trainer
Atte Varsta ... sponsorship

See also

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