The Boys (1962 Finnish film)
|Directed by||Mikko Niskanen|
|Produced by||T.J. Särkkä|
|Written by||Mikko Niskanen,
by Paavo Rintala
|Distributed by||Suomen Filmiteollisuus|
The story conveys the life of school boys in the turbulent period of the World War II in Oulu in northern Finland. The young men, in the absence of their fathers who have gone to war, are fascinated by war and the German Army soldiers and dream of heroic deeds.
- Pentti Tarkiainen as Ilmari Kaarela, "Immu"
- Vesa-Matti Loiri as Jaakko Hoikka, "Jake" (as Matti Loiri)
- Uti Saurio as Paavo Harju, "Pate"
- Hannu Vironmäki as Matti Korpi
- Markku Söderström as Urkki
- Heikki Rissanen as Kaaleppi (from Tuira)
- Ilkka Liikanen as Martti (from Tuira)
- Martti Isosalo as Topi (from Tuira)
- Reima Eskelinen as A boy from Tuira
- Jorma Valtanen as A boy from Tuira
- Liisa Nevalainen as Jake's mother
- Kauko Helovirta as Capt. Fritz Mayer ("Uncle Fritz")
- Olavi Ahonen as Priest Pisa
- "3rd Moscow International Film Festival (1963)". MIFF. Retrieved 2012-11-28.
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