Pearls and Pigs

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Helmiä ja sikoja
DVD cover
Directed by Perttu Leppä
Produced by Jarkko Hentula
Written by Perttu Leppä
Starring Mikko Leppilampi,
Unto Helo,
Amanda Pilke,
Laura Birn
Distributed by Talent House
Release date
Running time
113 minutes
Country Finland
Language Finnish

Helmiä ja sikoja (English: Pearls and Pigs) is a 2003 Finnish comedy film directed and written by Perttu Leppä, and starring Mikko Leppilampi and Laura Birn.


When the Hirvonen brother's (Läde, Timo, Ruho and Poju) bootlegging father ends up in jail, his sons need money to pay his debts to local crooks. The brothers suddenly get a new family member when their stepsister, Saara, moves in with them. Soon they find out Saara has an outstanding singing voice and the boys come up with an idea to send her to a child star contest. To train the girl a former child star, a current pub rose, is employed.



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