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The Home of Dark Butterflies (Tummien perhosten koti) (2008)

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Starring (View all)
Niilo Syväoja Niilo Syväoja
Juhani Johansson
Tommi Korpela Tommi Korpela
Olavi Harjula
Kristiina Halttu Kristiina Halttu
Irene Harjula
Kati Outinen Kati Outinen
Tyyne
Pertti Sveholm Pertti Sveholm
Erik Johansson
Matleena Kuusniemi Matleena Kuusniemi
Maire Johansson
Marjut Maristo Marjut Maristo
Vanamo Harjula


Written by
Dome Karukoski Dome Karukoski
collaborating writer
Marko Leino Marko Leino
screenplay


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Description: Haunted by his traumatic past and cautious about the prospects of an uncertain future, a fourteen year old boy named Juhani winds up in an isolated boys' home known as The Island in this adaptation of author Leena Lander's popular novel of the same name. Juhani (Niilo Syvaoja) has been shuttled between foster homes and temporary families for the past six years, leaving any prospect of stability in his life a faded dream. When Juhani winds up in a remote shelter for troubled youth known as The Island, he has little idea of how ruthless superintendent Olavi Harjula (Tommi Korpela) can truly be. In addition to Harjula and the six o ... (more)
Release date: 11 January 2008
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"13.3.2016 Lupasin astua Tummien Perhosten Kotiin. Sen myös tein. Tähän mennessä kyseessä on Thomas August Georgen paras filmi. Tosin Tommi Korpelan Ihmebantu-tyylinen näyttely alkaa naurattaa lähes heti. En enää osaa ottaa Korpelaa vakavasti otettavana näyttelijänä. Jätkän pärstä ja artikuloiva puhetyyli vaan nostavat jatkuvasti hymyn suupielille. Joka tapauksessa Dome on tehnyt tässä oikeasti aika raskaan kasvutarinan, joka on erikoista suomalaiselle nykyelokuvalle. Tämän j"



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