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  • Soundtrack listing
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Basic facts

Original title Rikos ja rangaistus
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Production country
Production company
Classification Allowed from age 11
Swedish release 1987-03-13


Markku Toikka

Esko Nikkari
inspektör Pennanen

Olli Tuominen
detektiv Snellman

Kari Sorvali
ett fyllo

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Original title
Swedish release title
Title for Swedish DVD release


Director of Photography
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Film Editor


Markku Toikka Rahikainen
Aino Seppo Eva
Esko Nikkari inspektör Pennanen
Olli Tuominen detektiv Snellman
Matti Pellonpää Nikander
Kari Sorvali ett fyllo
Pentti Auer Honkanen
Tiina Pirhonen våningsbiträdet
Asmo Hurula barkalle
Risto Aaltonen målaren
Tarja Keinanen Pennanens hustru


Production company Villealfa Filmproductions Oy
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) Stiftelsen Svenska Filminstitutet 1993
Studiefrämjandet 1987
Distributor in Sweden (DVD) Sandrew Metronome Distribution Sverige AB 2005

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 126705
Date 1987-03-13
Classification Allowed from age 11
Original length 2527 meters

Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.37:1
Colour type Colour
Frames per second 24

Release dates

Release in Stockholm 1993-05-28 Filmstaden 6 Stockholm Sweden 92 min
Release in Sweden 1987-03-13 Jarlateatern Stockholm Sweden 92 min (finsk filmfestival)
TV showing 1989-10-04 Kanal 1 Sweden
1990-04-07 Kanal 1 Sweden
DVD release 2005-05-13 Sweden (ingår i boxen Aki Kaurismäki Collection)
Cinematheque screening 2016-08-30 Filmhuset Stockholm Sweden

Holdings Film

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Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2504

Holdings Scripts

Script type Dialoglista
Language Finnish

Holdings Stills

Black and white print 11
Colour prints 7
Album No

Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material

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