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Poika ja ilves (1998)

102 min | Adventure, Family, Drama

Twelve-year-old Tommy reluctantly moves with his father from the big city to a small Lapp village - the childhood home of his mother, who has recently died. The village is close to the northernmost wildlife reserve in the world, where ...See moreTwelve-year-old Tommy reluctantly moves with his father from the big city to a small Lapp village - the childhood home of his mother, who has recently died. The village is close to the northernmost wildlife reserve in the world, where Tommy's father will be working on a project to release a captive lynx into the wild. The boy gradually falls under the spell of his new surroundings, and discovers that his mother was involved in protecting the local lynx, and, when his father's project fails, and the lynx is about to be sold, he decides to set it free himself. A dramatic series of events ensues, and Tommy, through his brave actions, regains the trust and respect of his family and the village. Written by L.H. Wong See less
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Ville Suhonen (screenplay) (story) | Martin Daniel (screenplay) | Matti Haapanen (story)
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Dec 18, 1998 (Finland)

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Risto Tuorila
Uncle Jouko Uncle Jouko   See fewer
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Jarmo Mäkinen
Haapala Haapala   See fewer
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Markku Huhtamo
Kalle Pokka Kalle Pokka   See fewer
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Mikko Kivinen
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Aarno Sulkanen
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Tero Jartti
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Ville Myllyrinne
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Pentti Jumisko
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Tapani Kenttämaa
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Marko Keskitalo
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Vesa-Matti Komonen
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Matti Haapanen
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Tero Ikonen
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Matti Kumpuniemi
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Juha Eteläinen
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Esa Rintala
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Väinö
Leevi the Lynx Leevi the Lynx   See fewer
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Michael Caloz
Tommy (voice) (version: English) Tommy (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
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Doug Lennox
Uncle Jouko (voice) (version: English) Uncle Jouko (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
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Michael Copeman
Haapala (voice) (version: English) Haapala (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
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Kirsten Bishop
Helena (voice) (version: English) Helena (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
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Tony Daniels
Jaska (voice) (version: English) Jaska (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
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Rob Tinkler
Oula (voice) (version: English) (as Robert Tinkler) Oula (voice) (version: English) (as Robert Tinkler)   See fewer
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Aron Tager
Kalle Pokka (voice) (version: English) Kalle Pokka (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
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5.4 / 10 | 878 votes