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Taisto Kasurinen is a Finnish coal miner whose father has just committed suicide and who is framed for a crime he did not commit. In jail, he starts to dream about leaving the country and starting a new life. He escapes from prison but things don't go as planned...

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  1. Aki Kaurismäki

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. TP

    Turo Pajala

    Taisto Olavi Kasurinen

  2. SH

    Susanna Haavisto

    Irmeli Katariina Pihlaja

  3. Matti Pellonpää

    Matti Pellonpää


  4. EH

    Eetu Hilkamo


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Status Released

Original Language Finnish

Runtime 1h 9m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • August 10, 1989
    Theatrical (limited)



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