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Born in Heinola (2016)

Teit meistä kauniin (original title)
The story of Finnish punk rock band Apulanta.

Director:

Tuukka Temonen

Writer:

Niisku Haapala
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Cast

Credited cast:
Mimosa Willamo ... Amanda 'Mandy' Gaynor
Inka Kallén ... Sijaisopettaja Marjatta
Laura Malmivaara ... Mervi Wirtanen
Tatu Sinisalo ... Toni Wirtanen
Miska Kajanus ... Poliisi
Tuukka Temonen ... Pajan ostaja
Pyry Nikkilä Pyry Nikkilä ... Pete
Tommi Taurula Tommi Taurula ... Matti Temonen
Olga Temonen ... Sirkka Santapukki
Emilia Ikäheimo Emilia Ikäheimo ... Kaisa
Harri Moisio Harri Moisio ... Teuvo Ruonala
Roope Salminen Roope Salminen ... Antti Lautala
Niko Kivelä Niko Kivelä ... Jake
Ida Vakkuri ... Anniina
Jan-Peter Nyquist Jan-Peter Nyquist ... Pankinjohtaja (as Jan Nyqvist)
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The story of Finnish punk rock band Apulanta.

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Genres:

Biography | Drama | Music

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Details

Country:

Finland

Language:

Finnish

Release Date:

7 September 2016 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Born in Heinola See more »

Filming Locations:

Heinola, Finland See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR1,100,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,128,746
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Production Co:

Optipari Oy See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Many cinemas in Finland (including the largest cinema chain Finnkino) removed this film from their repertoire 13.10.2016 as a protest since October 7th an extended version of the film was also released on Elisa Viihde video-on-demand Internet service. See more »

Connections

Features Jyrki (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Systeemi kusee
Written by Antti Lautala and Sipe Santapukki
Arranged by Apulanta
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Not only a movie about a punk band, but a glimpse into a devastating economic depression
24 November 2018 | by pundeSee all my reviews

Finnish 90s kids/teens will probably get the most out of this movie, but it's also a reminder of small town life for many during the early 90s depression.

Apulanta's music was used too sparingly for my tastes, but I can understand that.

The acting and actors were mostly brilliant, down to the accents and speech patterns, even their appearance was freakily similar.

Good movie, best Finnish move I've seen in years. That's not saying much, but it is a good movie.


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