Juha has lost his wife in a drowning accident. Years after he still feels numb and unable to connect with people. Meeting Mona, a dominatrix, changes everything.

Director:

J.-P. Valkeapää

Writers:

Juhana Lumme (original story), Juhana Lumme | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pekka Strang ... Juha
Ester Geislerová ... Vaimo
Ellen Karppo Ellen Karppo ... Elli 4 v.
Armands Reinis Armands Reinis ... Kalastaja
Jani Volanen ... Pauli
Ilona Huhta Ilona Huhta ... Elli
Oona Airola ... Satu
Iiris Anttila Iiris Anttila ... Lävistäjä
Krista Kosonen ... Mona
Samuel Shipway Samuel Shipway ... Jose
Sofia Kaipainen Sofia Kaipainen ... Jaana
Viivi Ihalainen Viivi Ihalainen ... Linda
Amos Brotherus Amos Brotherus ... Poika koululla
Onni Vesikallio Onni Vesikallio ... Poika koululla
Aleksandrs Garins Aleksandrs Garins ... Anestesialääkäri
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Storyline

The story follows Juha who develops an unexpected but powerful connection with a dominatrix named Mona, following a tragic event in his life that has left him emotionally paralyzed. His dangerous addiction to suffocation is reciprocated by Mona leading them both down a wild and crazy path towards emotional enlightenment. Dogs Don't Wear Pants is a darkly humorous story of loss, love and the sweet pain of being.

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Trivia

J.-P. Valkeapää: Other customer of dominatrix Mona. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Sukuni salat: Krista Kosonen (2021) See more »

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Then I Kissed Her
Ädams Vaicis, Vaida Vovere, Katerina Olekre, Rikards Vecnnard, Ieva Gobo
Säv & san: Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwitch, Philip Spector
-© Songs of Polygram International Inc. / Mother Bertha Music Inc. / Trjo Music CO Inc. / Emi Blockwood Music Inc
Courtesy of ABKCO / BMG / Sony ATV / Universal Music Publishing AB
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Incredible movie
8 October 2019 | by paullow-60843See all my reviews

Hard hitting at times and at other times utterly hilarious. Dialogue was kept quite minimal which I enjoyed considering it was subtitled, but this just highlighted how good the camera work was. Please go and watch thus movie!


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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Finland | Latvia

Language:

Finnish

Release Date:

22 September 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dogs Don't Wear Pants See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR1,420,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$19,855
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2.35 : 1
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