FC Venus

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FC Venus
Directed by Joona Tena
Produced by Jarkko Hentula
Mikko Tenhunen
Written by Outi Keskevaari
Katri Manninen
Joona Tena
Starring Minna Haapkylä
Laura Malmivaara
Taneli Mäkelä
Petteri Summanen
Music by Sakari Salli
Cinematography Jarkko T. Laine
Edited by Jukka Nykänen
Release date
  • December 30, 2005 (2005-12-30) (Finland)
Running time
114 minutes
Country Finland
Language Finnish
Budget €1,656,000[1]
Box office €1,818,139[2]

FC Venus is a 2005 Finnish romantic comedy film directed by Joona Tena.

A German remake of the film was released in 2006.[3]


Pete is a football enthusiast, who plays for FC HeMan, a team playing in the lowest possible league. His girlfriend, Anna, hates the whole sport. Pete and his teammates are planning to travel to watch the Football World Cup held in Germany. Anna is not excited about Pete's plan to leave her alone for the summer. Therefore, Anna decides to present a challenge to Pete: She will form a team from the wives and girlfriends of the FC HeMan players, and then the women's team (FC Venus) would play against FC HeMan. If the women's team wins, the men will have to give up football, and if the men's team wins, the women will never complain about their hobby.[1]




  1. ^ a b "FC Venus". ses.fi. The Finnish Film Foundation. Archived from the original on May 28, 2012. Retrieved October 12, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Facts & Figures 2006" (PDF). ses.fi. The Finnish Film Foundation. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 28, 2011. Retrieved October 12, 2011. 
  3. ^ Deming, Mark. "FC Venus (2006)". allrovi.com. Rovi Corporation. Archived from the original on July 24, 2012. Retrieved October 12, 2011. 
  4. ^ "FC Venus (2005) – Credits". elonet.fi. National Audiovisual Archive / Finnish Board of Film Classification. Retrieved October 12, 2011. 

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