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Tyttö nimeltä Varpu (2016)

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Little Wing tells the story of 12-year-old Varpu (Linnea Skog), who's quickly growing to adulthood, and about her mother (Paula Vesala), who doesn't want to grow up.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Linnea Skog ...
Varpu Miettinen
Paula Vesala ...
Siru Miettinen
Lauri Maijala ...
Varpun isä
Santtu Karvonen ...
Bo
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Ilmari Hukkanen
Niina Sillanpää ...
Emilia Hukkanen
...
Riding Instructor
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ronja Kalenius ...
Sonja
Anna Kare ...
Saara
Joonas Kuokkanen ...
Taxi Driver
Anna Lind ...
Suvi
Aamu Milonoff ...
Olivia
Minerva Nylander ...
Jasmine
...
Jari Peltonen
...
Police officer
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Little Wing tells the story of 12-year-old Varpu (Linnea Skog), who's quickly growing to adulthood, and about her mother (Paula Vesala), who doesn't want to grow up. Varpu lives with her mother and has never met her father. One night Varpu has enough of her riding buddies and her mother. She steals a car and drives up north in search of her father, of whom she only knows the name. But her father is not exactly what she had expected. Meeting him trigger something in Varpu and Siru's life, making them realize their role in each other's lives, and in the world.

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23 September 2016 (Finland)  »

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€930,000 (estimated)
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The leading cast of this film was not very experienced in acting since this is the film debut for Linnea Skog, Paula Vesala is better known as musician and Lauri Maijala is primarily a theatre director. See more »

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Auringon lapsi (Child of the Sun)
written by Pekka Streng
performed by Paula Vesala (as Vesala)
courtesy of Warner / Chappel Music Finland
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After seeing movie I have to say this
30 October 2016 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

I heard that the producer of this film says, that it is like French new wave but in Finland. I laughed so hard when I heard that. Has he even seen the films of French new wave? I doubt that because this film is not that good, not in a thousand years. This was a movie that anybody could have made. There was no originality, no bravery, no risk had been made. This movies is a movie that you forget in a week at most. I saw it last night and I can't remember anything specific thing because there were nothing interesting. It was just talking heads, that's it.

If you look that how people have rated this movie in this platform, 16 people have rated this movie 10/10. That's insane. That means that 16 people thinks this movie is best movie ever been made. But probably 16 beings doesn't remember anything about this movie in a next month.


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