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Dogs Don't Wear Pants (2019)

Koirat eivät käytä housuja (original title)
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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 overview, first billed only:
Pekka Strang ... Juha
Krista Kosonen ... Mona
Ilona Huhta Ilona Huhta ... Elli
Jani Volanen ... Pauli
Oona Airola ... Satu
Iiris Anttila Iiris Anttila ... Lävistäjä
Ester Geislerová ... Vaimo
Ellen Karppo Ellen Karppo ... Elli 4 v.
Armands Reinis Armands Reinis ... Kalastaja
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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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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Drama | Romance

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

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Fine Piece!
27 March 2020 | by TweetienatorSee all my reviews

Great movie for the connoisseur of the unusual and odd. If the story sounds interesting and appealing to you - watch, if not, do not bother. Anyway, I enjoyed watching Dogs Don't Wear Pants a lot - remarkable and strong are the performances by Pekka Strang and Krista Kosonen - without that fine acting, the story would look awkward, ridiculous and just fall apart.

Final words: in these times, where card-box characters and stories flood our screens en masse, an indeed exceptional delicious piece - if you like something different to watch.


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Country:

Finland | Latvia

Language:

Finnish

Release Date:

1 November 2019 (Finland) See more »

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Budget:

EUR1,420,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$19,855
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