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Olen suomalainen (2019)

Singer boy makes good: woos initially reluctant lass who then in 'behind every successful man there's a tough woman' way, pushes and stands by his struggle to success and standard to Finn singing star success, through alcoholism problems.

Director:

Aleksi Mäkelä

Writers:

Marko Leino (screenplay), Tomi Tuikkala
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Matti Ristinen ... Kari Tapio
Tiina Lymi ... Pia Viheriävaara
Tatu Sinisalo ... Kari Tapio nuorena
Talvikki Eerola Talvikki Eerola ... Pia Viheriävaara nuorena
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Iikka Forss Iikka Forss ... Danny
Raimo Grönberg Raimo Grönberg ... Jaakko Jalkanen
Joanna Haartti ... Chrisse Johansson
Ilkka Heiskanen Ilkka Heiskanen ... Ile Vainio
Pekka Huotari Pekka Huotari ... Mosse Vikstedt
Aake Kalliala Aake Kalliala ... Toivo Kärki
Santeri Kinnunen Santeri Kinnunen ... Eino Viheriävaara
Marjo Kivi Marjo Kivi ... Tyyne
Mikko Kouki ... Veikko Samuli
Sakari Kuosmanen ... roudari Pussinen
Kerli Kyllönen ... Nuoren Pian ystävä
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Singer boy makes good: woos initially reluctant lass who then in 'behind every successful man there's a tough woman' way, pushes and stands by his struggle to success and standard to Finn singing star success, through alcoholism problems.

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Genres:

Biography | Drama | Music

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Trivia

The literal English translation of film title is: 'I am a Finn' - or for here, more specifically: 'Finnish Man', this being the title of this bio-pic character's most well known hit single in his home country of Finland (itself a Finnish lyric adaptation to Italian singer Toto Cutugno's 1983 similarly nationalistically titled hit song, 'L'Italiano'): the given English title, 'King of Hearts', possibly refers foreign audiences to the fact that many of his songs were romantic - although in his home country, this would not be so-known exclusively so to himself, as several other Finnish crooner style singers also sung such type of ballads. See more »

Quotes

Reijo Taipale: Why's a man crying?
Kari Tapio: Everything - everything's gone!
Reijo Taipale: Do you remember what Junno used to say?
Kari Tapio: What did he 'used to say'?
Reijo Taipale: Have you killed someone?
Kari Tapio: No .. no, I haven't!
Reijo Taipale: Can you still get it up?
Kari Tapio: Yeah...
Reijo Taipale: Well, there you are; nothing to worry about, then.
[English translation subtitles to Finnish dialogue]
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Soundtracks

Satumaa
Written by Unto Mononen
Performed by Tatu Sinisalo
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Details

Country:

Finland

Language:

Finnish

Release Date:

13 September 2019 (Finland) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR1,528,000 (estimated)
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Color:

Color
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