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Beauty and the Bastard (2005)

Tyttö sinä olet tähti (original title)
A woman dulled with praise, Nelli is well on her way to Med-School thanks to her parents, but dreams of a career as a singer.

Director:

Dome Karukoski

Writer:

Pekko Pesonen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pamela Tola ... Nelli
Samuel Vauramo ... Sune (as Samuli Vauramo)
Joonas Saartamo ... Kondis
Eero Milonoff ... Isukki
Jussi Nikkilä ... Mikko
Elena Leeve Elena Leeve ... Mari
Mikko Kouki ... Anssi
Mikko Leppilampi ... D.T.
Anna-Leena Härkönen ... Hilkka
Eero Saarinen Eero Saarinen ... Nellin isä
Lotta Kaihua Lotta Kaihua ... Pilvi
Laura Malmberg Laura Malmberg ... Isukin Tyttöystävä
Osla Räisänen Osla Räisänen ... Isukin lapsi
David Sandqvist David Sandqvist ... Sunen Pikkuveli
Jaana Järvinen Jaana Järvinen ... Kuoronjohtaja
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Storyline

A woman dulled with praise, Nelli is well on her way to Med-School thanks to her parents, but dreams of a career as a singer.

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Genres:

Drama | Music | Romance

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site [Finland]

Country:

Finland

Language:

Finnish

Release Date:

21 October 2005 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Beauty and the Bastard See more »

Filming Locations:

Helsinki, Finland See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

€849,302 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Helsinki Filmi Oy See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Half of film was shot on 16 mm and half on HD video. See more »

Connections

References Popstars (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

FROM PARIS TO BERLIN
Composed, Lyrics and Arranged by Powers, Paw Lagermann and Lina Rafn
Performed by Infernal
(p) 2004 Border Breakers
© Air Chrysalis Scandinavia AB / EMI Music Publishing Denmark
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A story about music, but also about love and growing up
16 December 2005 | by janey-16See all my reviews

Nelli is a girl from a very rich family. She used to get everything she wants.

Nelli's parents want her to study and go to medical school but she decides different: she wants to make a record of r'n'b music. Nelli meets Sune, a DJ from a rap band Kärkiryhmä. These to come from very different worlds and live very different lives.

Together Nelli and Sune start making a demo for Nelli to send to record companies. In their way they meet difficulties in relationships and in love.

This was a really sweet movie about Nelli who tries to find her way through life, but it is difficult with people telling you what you want and what you should do.


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