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Laugh or Die (2018)

Suomen hauskin mies (original title)
In a detention camp in 1918, a group of Finnish actors are sentenced to death. When an important German general arrives, the camp's vicious commandant forges out a cruel plan: the ... See full summary »

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Heikki Kujanpää
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Martti Suosalo ... Toivo Parikka
Jani Volanen ... Hjalmar Kalm
Leena Pöysti ... Helen Kalm
Paavo Kinnunen Paavo Kinnunen ... Alfred Nyborg
Vesa Vierikko Vesa Vierikko ... Johansson
Jussi Lehtonen Jussi Lehtonen ... Hannula
Jussi Nikkilä ... Aulis
Tommi Eronen ... Elo
Panu Vauhkonen Panu Vauhkonen ... Rautio
Paleface ... Äimälä (as Karri Miettinen)
Rüdiger Klink Rüdiger Klink ... Von Der Goltz
Marcus Hägg Marcus Hägg ... Ramcke
Petteri Kaukoranta Petteri Kaukoranta ... Siikander
Eero Herranen Eero Herranen ... Lyhytkasvuinen vanki
Sami Ristiniemi Sami Ristiniemi ... Luutnantti Winge
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In a detention camp in 1918, a group of Finnish actors are sentenced to death. When an important German general arrives, the camp's vicious commandant forges out a cruel plan: the imprisoners have to perform a comedy - and if they can make the visiting general laugh, they will be spared. A story about zest for life and power of laughter. Based on true events. Written by Inland Film Company

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Humour Is A Deadly Serious Matter

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Drama | History | War

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Country:

Finland | Sweden

Language:

Finnish | German

Release Date:

16 March 2018 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

€1,660,000 (estimated)
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Featured in Laulu sisällissodasta: Alku (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Levon hetki jo lyö
Written by Johannes Brahms
Lyrics by Clemens Brentano
Finnish lyrics by Aukusti Simojoki
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Excelent.
2 December 2018 | by cosmin742000See all my reviews

This is from far away the best movie i've seen from 2918


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