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Kaiken se kestää (2017)

Two Finnish boys battle adolescence and family troubles. Meanwhile, their homes are being encroached upon by inevitable urban development.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Pihla Viitala ... Marja / Tapio's Wife
Antti Luusuaniemi ... Tapio / Marja's Husband
Malla Malmivaara ... Ulla / Antero's wife
Tomi Enbuska Tomi Enbuska ... Antero / Ullan's husband
Vili Saarela Vili Saarela ... Vesa / Marja's Son
Kerttu Kairakari Kerttu Kairakari ... Veera / Marja's Daughter
Olavi Angervo Olavi Angervo ... Kaarlo / Ulla's son
Risto Tuorila Risto Tuorila ... Olavi / Marja's father
Eeva-Maija Haukinen Eeva-Maija Haukinen ... Tyyne / Marja's mother
Otto Koiso-Kanttila Otto Koiso-Kanttila ... Henkka
Janne Raudaskoski Janne Raudaskoski ... Martti
Joni Hiltunen Joni Hiltunen ... Jake
Rasmus Röyttä Rasmus Röyttä ... Make
Julius Katajisto Julius Katajisto ... Pera
Miika Koskela Miika Koskela ... Mikko


The movie tells what happens when sexual revolution arrives into a conservative and religious small town in Northern Finland, as seen by the 13-year-old Star Boy singers who are forced to observe their parents' sexual liberation and its consequences at too close range. It's a powerful story of two families of architects being torn apart by crumbling of moral conceptions and the parents' endless need for love and freedom. After a fatal toga party, no one and nothing is the same, and the boys' confusion erupts violently - Even though Star Boys deals with heavy themes, it is ultimately a warm and positive survival story that portrays the persistence and capacity of children to get over even most difficult experiences in life. Written by Harry Potter, Yorkshire, UK

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Finland | Sweden



Release Date:

February 2017 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Star Boys See more »

Filming Locations:

Karjasilta, Oulu, Finland See more »


Box Office


€1,183,000 (estimated)
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Almost authentic
9 September 2017 | by jannunenSee all my reviews

The movie was a nice (or not so) of its period of time.

The actors had tried to learn the dialect of Oulu, succeeding at places, but at places falling shirt. As a person brought up in Oulu, some parts felt a bit wrong because the dialect kicked in and suddenly dropped out.

As I lived in Oulu at that time, it was really nice to see the places in the movie and trying to connect them in my head into the map of Oulu.

I was left with a feeling that the movie might have worked better as a series. The story could have been told better, it felt that there was too much stuff crammed into a movie.

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