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Leningrad Cowboys: Thru the Wire (1987)

| Short, Music | Video
Nicky escapes from prison somewhere between Alabama and Utah, sometime in the future. He looks for his girl in the bars and hotels. All he can see in his new freedom is that no one cares ... See full summary »

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Aki Kaurismäki

Writer:

Aki Kaurismäki
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Cast

Credited cast:
Nicky Tesco ... Escapee
Marja-Leena Helin Marja-Leena Helin ... Girl
Mato Valtonen ... Cop
Sakke Järvenpää ... Cop
Silu Seppälä ... Bartender
Heinäsirkka Heinäsirkka ... Bar customer
Sakari Kuosmanen ... Hotel receptionist
Pimme Korhonen Pimme Korhonen ... Hotel receptionist / Drummer
Jone Takamäki Jone Takamäki ... Saxophonist
Pekka Virtanen ... Guitarist
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Leningrad Cowboys ... Themselves
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Storyline

Nicky escapes from prison somewhere between Alabama and Utah, sometime in the future. He looks for his girl in the bars and hotels. All he can see in his new freedom is that no one cares for the future of human culture. Written by Kurzfilmtage - international short film festival Oberhausen

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Country:

Finland

Language:

Finnish | English

Also Known As:

A través de la alambrada See more »

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Mono
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The opening shot says "somewhere between Alabama and Utah" but when they visit an American fast food restaurant, everything is in Finnish. Some of the "American" menu items are Juusto, Poro, Porolainen, Kasvishampurilainen, and Pepsi. See more »

Soundtracks

Thru the Wire
Performed by Leningrad Cowboys
Composed by Silu Seppälä
Lyrics by Nicky Tesco
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