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Original title Paperitähti
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Production country
Production company
Classification Allowed from age 11
Swedish release 1989-09-29


Pirkko Hämäläinen
Anna Kelanen

Kari Väänänen
Ilja Kulovaara

Hannu Lauri
Ulf Tallgren

Matti Rasila

Soli Labbart
Särkan Ruusu

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Original title
Co-production title
Swedish release title


Production Manager
Director of Photography
Production Designer
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Assistant Director
Script Supervisor
Executive Producer
Unit Manager
Production Accountant
Production Secretary
Unit Publicist
Still Photographer
Assistant Cameraman
Color Timer
Negative Cutter
Assistant Set Decorator
Costume Designer
Make-up / Hair
Hair Stylist
Assistant Costume Designer
Sound Assistant
Sound Effects
Re-recording Mixer
Other Crew


Pirkko Hämäläinen Anna Kelanen
Kari Väänänen Ilja Kulovaara
Hannu Lauri Ulf Tallgren
Matti Rasila Taukka
Minna Soisalo Assi
Soli Labbart Särkan Ruusu
Tomi Salmela detektiven
Mirja Oksanen Miss Wet T-shirt
Tiina Björkman
Mauri Sumén
Peter Lindholm
Arto Nyqvist stuntman
Juha Suur-Inkeroinen stuntman


Production Company Villealfa Filmproductions Oy
Stiftelsen Svenska Filminstitutet (i samarbete med)
Esselte Video AB
Finnkino Oy
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) Stiftelsen Svenska Filminstitutet
Laboratory MTV Laboratorio
Other Company Capital Catering (catering)

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 128676
Date 1989-09-25
Classification Allowed from age 11
Original length 49 meters
Notes (Trailer)

Censorship number 128675
Date 1989-09-22
Classification Allowed from age 15
Original length 2504 meters
Notes Aktlängder: 454-453-545-562-490 m.

Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.66:1
Sound system Optical mono
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24
Length in metres 2504 meter
Length in minutes 91 min
Reels 5 rullar

Production location

Helsingfors Finland
Stockholm Sweden
Österåkersanstalten Österåker Sweden

Release dates

First showing 1989-09-29 Filmstaden Stockholm Sweden 91 min
Release in Sweden 1989-09-29 Filmstaden Stockholm Sweden 91 min

Holdings Film

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Element type Print
Gauge 35 mm

Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 400 and 850 x 690

Holdings Scripts

Script type Dialoglista
Language Svenska

Holdings Stills

Black and white print 5
Colour prints 6
Album No

Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material

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