About the film
underdog prison factory worker prisoner helsinki, finland falling in love
Release Date: October 21, 1988
|Genres||:||Drama, Comedy, Crime|
|Production Companies||:||Villealfa Filmproductions|
|Producers||:||Aki Kaurismäki, Jaakko Talaskivi, Heikki Ukkonen, Erkki Astala, Erkki Lume, Haije Alanoja|
Taisto Kasurinen is a Finnish coal miner whose father has just committed suicide and who is framed for a crime he did not commit. In jail, he starts to dream about leaving the country and starting a new life. He escapes from prison but things don't go as planned...