30.09. - 09.10.2021

Hellsinki Finland 2009 | 133 min | OV | Colour | FF 2009

Aleksi Mäkelä

Al eksi MÄkelÄ, born in 1969, director. Works for both cinema and TV. His films include “Vares: Private Eye” (2004), “Matti: Hell Is For Heroes” (2006) and “V2: Dead Angel” (2007).

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In the last century, Rööperi (also the film’s original title) was a social hot spot within Helsinki. Based on the book “Rööperi: The Years of Crime 1955 – 2005” by Harri Nykanen and Tom Sjoberg, the film tells of the rise and fall of three criminals from 1966 to 1979. A box office hit in Finland, the film isano-nonsense homage to the major gangster films and is full of action and strong images.
Original title: Rööperi
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Finnish
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Aleksi Mäkelä
Screenplay: Marko Leino
Cast: Samuli Edelmann, Peter Franzén, Pihla Viitala, Kari Hietalahti
Producer: Markus Selin, Jukka Helle
Director of Photography: Pini Hellstedt
Music: Kalle Chydenius
Production Design: Pirjo Rossi
Editor: Kimmo Taavila
Sound: 0
Costume design:
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Format: 35 mm
German Distributor:
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Production: Solar Films


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