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In a Monty Python skit, Graham Chapman once donned the attire of a Swiss maiden and went about selling honey in Britain door-to-door. When asked by John Cleese whether his job wasn't a miserable, unprofitable one, Chapman answered "It is, but I'd do anything to stay out of Iceland." The country of Finland is similarly wintery and bleak, and the young man in this movie, aptly named Zombie, would like to do anything to get free of his life. Unfortunately, he hasn't sufficient zest for life even to pull off committing suicide properly. This movie was billed as a tragicomedy in Finland, but non-Finnish reviewers found it to be singularly unfunny (perhaps they never thought of the Python skit). Zombie is part of a rock n' roll group which is touring through the European continent, and he finds some surcease from the grayness of the Finnish winter with his road manager in what might seem (to the rest of us) to be a depressingly gray region of Turkey. ~ Clarke Fountain, Rovi

Cast

Silu Seppälä
as Zombie
Matti Pellonpää
as Harri
Halil Ergun
as Man in a Bar
Klaus Heydemann
Sakke Jarvenpaa
as Member of Mulefukkers
Marko Rauhala
as Barber
Mauri Sumen
as Member of Mulefukkers
Jaakko Talaskivi
Pia Tikka
Kari Väänänen
Mato Valtonen
as Member of Mulefukkers
Mauri Sumen
as Member of Mulefukkers
Sakke Jarvenpaa
as Member of Mulefukkers
Halil Ergun
as Man in a Bar
Marko Rauhala
as Barber

Crew

Mika Kaurismäki
Director
Mika Kaurismäki
Producer
Mika Kaurismäki
Screenwriter
Olli Varja
Cinematographer
Mauri Sumen
Composer (Music Score)
Mika Kaurismäki
Editor
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