About the film
Dolly and Her Lover
Release Date: February 01, 1990
|Genres||:||Crime, Comedy, Romance|
|Production Companies||:||YLE, Filminor|
|Writers||:||Matti Ijäs, Arto Melleri|
Directed by Matti Ijäs and written with Arto Meller, Räpsy & Dolly aka Paris Waits (1990) is a tragicomic love story of a petty criminal and a former cabaret dancer. Detective Karisto (Kari Väänänen) releases Auno "Räpsy" Pirilä (Matti Pellonpää) from prison, who in turn has to calve his childhood friend Börje (Pertti Sveholm) from criminal activities. Alcoholic Dolly (Raija Paalanen) takes Räpsy to live in Kallio, Helsinki, and hopes to move to Paris with her in the spring.