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Borrowing Matchsticks (1980)

100 min | Adventure, Comedy, History

In Eastern Finland, in Liperi to be exact, Anna-Liisa Ihalainen asks her husband Antti to get some matches from the Ihalainen household. Unfortunately that trip takes a little longer than expected.
Writers
Vladlen Bakhnov | Leonid Gaidai | Risto Orko | Algot Untola (novel "Tulitikkuja lainaamassa") (as Maiju Lassila) | Tapio Vilpponen
Cinematographer
Editor
Klavdiya Aleyeva (as K. Aleyeva)
Production Designer
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Release date
Jan 18, 1980 (Finland)

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31 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Evgeniy Leonov
Antti Ihalainen Antti Ihalainen   See fewer
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Vyacheslav Nevinnyy
Jussi Vatanen Jussi Vatanen   See fewer
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Rita Polster
Anna-Liisa Ihalainen Anna-Liisa Ihalainen   See fewer
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Ritva Valkama
Miina Sormunen Miina Sormunen   See fewer
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Georgiy Vitsin
Tahvo Kenonen, tailor Tahvo Kenonen, tailor   See fewer
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Galina Polskikh
Kaisa Karhutar Kaisa Karhutar   See fewer
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Kauko Helovirta
Constable Torvelainen Constable Torvelainen   See fewer
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Leo Lastumäki
Mulon Partanen Mulon Partanen   See fewer
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Pekka Autiovuori
Turtiainen Turtiainen   See fewer
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Olavi Ahonen
Ville Huttunen Ville Huttunen   See fewer
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Sergey Filippov
Hyvärinen Hyvärinen   See fewer
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Nina Grebeshkova
Hyvärinen's wife Hyvärinen's wife   See fewer
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Mikhail Pugovkin
Police chief Police chief   See fewer
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Vera Ivleva
Anna-Kaisa Hyvärinen Anna-Kaisa Hyvärinen   See fewer
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Martti Pennanen
Blacksmith (as M. Pennanen) Blacksmith (as M. Pennanen)   See fewer
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Seela Sella
Washerwoman (as S. Sella) Washerwoman (as S. Sella)   See fewer
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Tapio Schestihin
Car owner Car owner   See fewer
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Ari Pohjalainen
Painter's apprentice Painter's apprentice   See fewer
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Simo Lahtinen
Kotilainen's son Kotilainen's son   See fewer
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Kauko Koivu
Blacksmith's assistant Blacksmith's assistant   See fewer
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Eine Helke-Viljanen
Hyvärisen emäntä (voice) (version: Finnish) (as Eine Viljanen) Hyvärisen emäntä (voice) (version: Finnish) (as Eine Viljanen)   See fewer
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Heikki Kinnunen
Narrator / Tahvo Kenonen (voice) (version: Finnish) Narrator / Tahvo Kenonen (voice) (version: Finnish)   See fewer
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Severi Seppänen
Ukko Hyvärinen (voice) (version: Finnish) Ukko Hyvärinen (voice) (version: Finnish)   See fewer
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Maija-Leena Soinne
Kaisa Karhutar (voice) (version: Finnish) Kaisa Karhutar (voice) (version: Finnish)   See fewer
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Aarno Sulkanen
Jussi Vatanen (voice) (version: Finnish) Jussi Vatanen (voice) (version: Finnish)   See fewer
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Martti Tschokkinen
Ihalainen (voice) (version: Finnish) Ihalainen (voice) (version: Finnish)   See fewer
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Yrjö Tähtelä
Poliisipäällikkö (voice) (version: Finnish) Poliisipäällikkö (voice) (version: Finnish)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

6.9 / 10 | 918 votes