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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.

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J.-P. Valkeapää
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Cast

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 ... Piercer
Ester Geislerová ... Wife
Ellen Karppo Ellen Karppo ... Elli as a child
Armands Reinis Armands Reinis ... Fisherman
Samuel Shipway Samuel Shipway ... Jose
Sofia Kaipainen Sofia Kaipainen ... Jaana
Viivi Ihalainen Viivi Ihalainen ... Linda
Amos Brotherus Amos Brotherus ... Boy at school
Onni Vesikallio Onni Vesikallio ... Boy at school
Aleksandrs Garins Aleksandrs Garins ... Anesthesia Doctor
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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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Country:

Finland | Latvia

Language:

Finnish

Release Date:

1 November 2019 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR1,420,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$19,760
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2.35 : 1
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J.-P. Valkeapää: Other customer of dominatrix Mona. See more »

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3 October 2019 | by hankychanSee all my reviews

I blind bought a ticket for this because of the amazing poster and interesting name, that was an amazing decision.

It's an odd, beautiful and hilarious story, presented with insane talent. This director is exceptional, every frame is beautiful and interesting. The film is very low on dialogue which lets the director show how amazing he is at visual storytelling.

Apparently people walked out of this? It has some hard to watch bodily harm scenes but to be honest it's really not that bad. No one in my screening walked out.

If this director keeps up this quality he is going to be hailed as a master in 50 years


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