The Swan and the Wanderer (1999)

02/19/1999 (FI) DramaMusicHistory 1h 57m
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The film tells the story of two very popular Finnish singer/songwriters: Tapio Rautavaara (Tapio Liinoja) and Repe Helismaa (Martti Suosalo), who worked together until their relationship got frictious for a long time. The film covers the years from 1949 to 1965 (Helismaa's death). Since the film is based on real-life persons it also tells much about the change in Finland during those years and of course much about Finnish popular music.

  1. Timo Koivusalo

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Juha Numminen


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  1. Tapio Liinoja

    Tapio Rautavaara

  2. Martti Suosalo

    Martti Suosalo

    Reino Helismaa

  3. Heikki Nousiainen

    Heikki Nousiainen

    Esa Pakarinen

  4. Anna Haaranen

    Lempi Helismaa

  5. Heidi Herala

    Liisa Rautavaara

  6. Ari Wirta

    Masa Niemi

  7. Aulis Rosendahl

    Aatos Mähönen, manageri

  8. Martti Katajisto

    Martti Katajisto

    T. J. Särkkä

  9. Matti Mäntylä

    Toivo Kärki

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Original Title Kulkuri ja joutsen

Status Released

Original Language Finnish

Budget -

Revenue -


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