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Pelikaanimies (2004)

Wanting to know the ways of people, a pelican turns into a gawky young man who soon learns to speak, thanks to his outstanding talent in imitation. He befriends Emil and Elsa, two children who--unlike adults--see that their new neighbor "...See moreWanting to know the ways of people, a pelican turns into a gawky young man who soon learns to speak, thanks to his outstanding talent in imitation. He befriends Emil and Elsa, two children who--unlike adults--see that their new neighbor "Mr Berd" is not human but a big bird wearing a suit. The Pelican Man lands a job at the opera and falls in love with a pretty ballerina, looking so much like a bird herself. Troubles start when adults too find out about "Mr Berd's" ornithological origin. Written by Markku Kuoppamäki See less
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Writers
Liisa Helminen (screenplay) | William Aldridge (screenplay) | Annina Enckell (dramaturge) | Helena Anttonen (dramaturge) | Leena Krohn (novel "Ihmisen vaatteissa")
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Release date
Apr 22, 2005 (United States)

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Cast

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33 cast members
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Kari Ketonen
Pelicanman Pelicanman   See fewer
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Jonna Järnefelt
Landlady Landlady   See fewer
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Liisa Mustonen
Mother (as Liisa Kuoppamäki) Mother (as Liisa Kuoppamäki)   See fewer
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Anu Viheriäranta
Helena ballerina Helena ballerina   See fewer
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Ismo Kallio
Doorman Doorman   See fewer
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Heikki Kinnunen
Postman Postman   See fewer
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Jussi Lampi
Stage manager Stage manager   See fewer
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Kristiina Elstelä
Lottery tickets seller Lottery tickets seller   See fewer
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Seppo Pääkkönen
Zookeeper 1 Zookeeper 1   See fewer
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Antti Pääkkönen
Zookeeper 2 Zookeeper 2   See fewer
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Björn Andrésen
Pianist Pianist   See fewer
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Jorma Uotinen
Rotbart Rotbart   See fewer
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Juha Varjus
Park keeper Park keeper   See fewer
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Emma Grönqvist
Ballet teacher Ballet teacher   See fewer
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Katariina Lohiniva
Coffee shop keeper Coffee shop keeper   See fewer
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Emma Lillqvist
Little girl Little girl   See fewer
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Niklas Harju
Young man in the audience Young man in the audience   See fewer
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Sami Helpelä
Neighbor Neighbor   See fewer
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Inka Hulkko
Little ballerina Little ballerina   See fewer
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Teemu Koivistoinen
Boy at the beach Boy at the beach   See fewer
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Malla Kuuranne
Woman in car Woman in car   See fewer
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Pertti Nieminen
Man in car Man in car   See fewer
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Misa Palander
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Pelle Sandberg
Opera manager Opera manager   See fewer
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Leif Segerstam
Conductor Conductor   See fewer
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Pekka Simola
Singer Singer   See fewer
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Ilkka Villi
Businessman Businessman   See fewer
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Beata Harju
Opera guest (uncredited) Opera guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.9 / 10 | 599 votes