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Title Helmiä ja sikoja = Pearls and pigs / written and directed by Perttu Leppä ; produced by Jarkko Hentula.

Published ©2004.
[Helsinki] : Nordisk Film, 2004.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 videodisc (107 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in.
polychrome rdacc
Notes Extra materials: Music video ; Music performance ; Scene variations and photogallery.
Credits Music by Pauli Hanhiniemi.
Performers Cast: Mikko Leppilampi, Unto Helo, Amanda Pilke, Laura Birn, Timo Lavikainen, Jimi Pääkallo.
Summary When their bootlegging father ends up in jail, four twenty-something brothers need money to pay his debts to local crooks. Next, their 9-year-old half-sister is dumped on their doorstep by her prostitute mother. A karaoke set helps reveal that the little girl is quite a singer, just as a talent contest for children is coming up on national television offering more than enough money to the winner. If only the kid wasn't so hopelessly shy...
Original Version Originally produced: Finland : Talent House, Pohjois-Karjalan Ammattikorkeakoulu, 2003.
System notes DVD ; PAL ; region: 2.
Language notes Finnish dialogue, with English subtitles.
Other author Leppä, Perttu, director, screenwriter.
Hentula, Jarkko, producer.
Hanhiniemi, Pauli, composer.
Leppilampi, Mikko, actor.
Birn, Laura, 1981- actor.
Pilke, Amanda, actor.
Helo, Unto, actor.
Lavikainen, Timo, 1974- actor.
Pääkallo, Jimi, actor.
Talent House, production company.
Pohjois-Karjalan Ammattikorkeakoulu, production company.
Subject Comedy films -- Finland.
Talent shows -- Finland -- Drama.
Feature films -- Finland.
Variant Title Pearls and pigs.
Standard Number 6420201158098
Publisher Number DVD 1191431 Nordisk Film
1191431 Nordisk Film