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Little Wing tells the story of 12-year-old Varpu (Linnea Skog), who's quickly growing to adulthood, and about her mother (Paula Vesala), who doesn't want to grow up.

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Linnea Skog ...
Varpu Miettinen
Paula Vesala ...
Siru Miettinen
Lauri Maijala ...
Varpun isä
Santtu Karvonen ...
Bo
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Ilmari 'Väärä isä' Hukkanen
Niina Sillanpää ...
Emilia Hukkanen
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Ratsastuksenopettaja
Anna Kare ...
Saara
Aamu Milonoff ...
Olivia
Minerva Nylander ...
Jasmine
Ronja Kalenius ...
Sonja
Taisto Oksanen ...
Jari Peltonen
Jukka Peltola ...
Benkku
Iiris Huttunen ...
Ponityttö 1
Ella Niinistö ...
Ponityttö 2
Karolina Sundelin ...
Ponityttö 3
Nelly Plukka ...
Ponityttö 4
Dana ...
Svante
Pyry Rautiainen ...
Anttu
Isla Tenno ...
Ada
Joona Tuulaskoski ...
Tumppi
Anna Lind ...
Suvi
Matti Onnismaa ...
Autokoulun opettaja (creditOnly)
Minna Suuronen ...
Inssitarkastaja (creditOnly)
Jukka Rasila ...
Isämies
Joonas Kuokkanen ...
Taksinkuljettaja Oulussa
Heta Keskinarkaus ...
Vastaanottovirkailija Oulussa
Aino Lindeman ...
Hotellivirkailija
Suvi Kallio ...
Hotellivirkailija
Jannastiina Hakala ...
Bon työkaveri
Juha Ruokola ...
Opettaja
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Poliisi (uncredited)

Directed by

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Selma Vilhunen

Written by

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Selma Vilhunen ... (writer)
 
Selma Vilhunen ... ()

Produced by

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Kaarle Aho ... producer
Matt Beurois ... executive producer
Kris De Meester ... associate producer
Sophia Ehrnrooth ... executive producer
Franklin Eugene ... associate producer
Jukka P. Leinonen ... executive producer
Taylor Re Lynn ... associate producer
Kai Nordberg ... producer
Camilla O'Connor ... line producer
Samuel Peralta ... associate producer
Jarmo Siimento ... associate producer
Signe Byrge Sørensen ... co-producer

Music by

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Jori Sjöroos
Paula Vesala

Cinematography by

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Tuomo Hutri

Film Editing by

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Samu Heikkilä

Editorial Department

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Pentti Keskimäki ... colorist
Jussi Rautaniemi ... trailer editor
Petri Riikonen ... post-production producer
Juuso Selin ... on-line editor

Production Design by

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Sattva-Hanna Toiviainen

Costume Design by

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Tiina Kaukanen

Makeup Department

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Pia Mikkonen ... makeup designer
Saara Räisänen ... makeup artist
Mari Vaalasranta ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Pilvi Kuusrainen ... post-production manager
Katri Myllyniemi ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Tommi Kilpiö ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Jukka Anttonen ... construction coordinator
Mari Asikainen ... property master
Jussi Järvilehto ... props
Antti Lammi ... assistant property master
Kristiina Lempiäinen ... graphic designer
Jouni Rantala ... carpenter
Tuomas Teittinen ... carpenter

Sound Department

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Svante Colérus ... boom operator
Tuomas Klaavo ... sound designer
Liisa Koikkalainen ... sound assistant
Panu Riikonen ... sound editor

Stunts

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Ulrika Hämäläinen ... stunt performer
Reijo Kontio ... stunt coordinator
Sofie Söderback ... stunt performer
Mauri Uuskoski ... stunt driver

Camera and Electrical Department

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Elina Eränen ... second assistant camera
Jan Granström ... first assistant camera
Timo Haapasaari ... lighting technician
Aki Karppinen ... gaffer
Catarin Portin ... still photographer
Karri Takala ... key grip

Casting Department

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Jenni Kangasniemi ... casting assistant
Minna Sorvoja ... casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Hanna Kainulainen ... costumer

Location Management

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Timo Savinainen ... location manager

Other crew

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Niko Alajoki ... making of
Jan Forsström ... script consultant
Helena Kitty Ihamuotila ... chief marketing officer
Manna Katajisto ... communications
Vilma Kirves ... riding coordinator
Salla Kotiranta ... continuity
Pilvi Kuusrainen ... marketing coordinator / production coordinator
Anna Nuuros ... marketing coordinator
Jussi Rautaniemi ... trailer
Rosa Rönnberg ... riding coordinator
Kirsikka Saari ... script consultant
Daniela Therman ... riding coordinator
Maria Vistbacka ... riding teacher

Thanks

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Melissa Aho ... special thanks
Mikko Ahola ... special thanks
Päivi Ahola ... special thanks
Sanna Ahola ... special thanks
Stephen Boyle ... special thanks
Jorma Friman ... special thanks
Tuomas Kantelinen ... special thanks
Sean Lawton ... special thanks
Merja Mansner ... special thanks
Devon McCann ... special thanks
Roland Nyoth ... special thanks
Essi Suomela ... special thanks
Wendy Thomas ... special thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Little Wing tells the story of 12-year-old Varpu (Linnea Skog), who's quickly growing to adulthood, and about her mother (Paula Vesala), who doesn't want to grow up. Varpu lives with her mother and has never met her father. One night Varpu has enough of her riding buddies and her mother. She steals a car and drives up north in search of her father, of whom she only knows the name. But her father is not exactly what she had expected. Meeting him trigger something in Varpu and Siru's life, making them realize their role in each other's lives, and in the world.

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Also Known As
  • Den lilla sparven (Finland, Swedish title)
  • Varpu (Finland)
  • Lille vinge (Denmark)
  • Little Wing (World-wide, English title)
  • Mazieji sparnai (Lithuania)
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Runtime
  • 100 min
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Box Office

Budget EUR930,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia The leading cast of this film was not very experienced in acting since this is the film debut for Linnea Skog, Paula Vesala is better known as musician and Lauri Maijala is primarily a theatre director. See more »
Soundtracks Auringon lapsi (Child of the Sun) See more »

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