Lyrics and Lace (1992)

K-16 11/06/1992 (FI) DramaComedy 1h 25m
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A comedy of sexual peccadilloes


Like it or not, almost anyone who has met a really serious poet finds that they have something about them which sets them apart from other people. It's not just a romantic legend. In wry but basically directionless Finnish movie, Paavo Pentikainen plays one of these ungainly beings, a man whose last published work is decades in the past, who probably hasn't written anything in years, but who still has an uncanny knack for precise observation, "pinning the tail on the donkey" almost every time. In the movie, the poet, accompanied by his young assistant, takes a minor celebrity's swaggering tour of small cultural centers and retirement homes.

  1. Matti Ijäs

    Director, Writer

  2. Heikki Reivilä


Top Billed Cast

  1. Paavo Pentikäinen

    Paavo Pentikäinen

    Tauno Lintunen

  2. Mikko Reitala

    Tomi Rusko

  3. Kristiina Elstelä

    Kristiina Elstelä


  4. Irma Junnilainen


  5. Liisa Mustonen

    Liisa Mustonen


  6. Marja Packalén

    Marja Packalén


  7. Aake Kalliala

    Aake Kalliala

    Antton - Eveliina's Brother

  8. Pirkka-Pekka Petelius

    Pirkka-Pekka Petelius


  9. Martti Kaukanen

    Eveliina's Brother

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Original Title Pilkkuja ja pikkuhousuja

Status Released

Original Language Finnish

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