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by Teppo Airaksinen


Juice Leskinen was a singer, songwriter, poet, lyricist, folk artist – the father figure of Finnish rock lyrics. The most important factor of Juice's life was his love life. Everything else – booze, lyrics and fame – came as its by-product. The movie tells the story of love professional, of a man who felt deeply and extremely sensitively, but wounded many people, including himself.

international title: The Ragged Life of Juice Leskinen
original title: Juice-elokuva
country: Finland
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Teppo Airaksinen
film run: 104'
release date: FI 26/12/2018
screenplay: Antti Heikki Pesonen
cast: Pekka Strang, Antti Heikkinen, Riku Nieminen, Ilkka Heiskanen, Iida-Maria Heinonen, Annaleena Sipilä, Silmu Ståhlberg
cinematography by: Aarne Tapola
film editing: Jussi Rautaniemi
art director: Petri Neuvonen
costumes designer: Susse Roos
music: Anssi Tikanmäki
producer: Marko Talli
executive producer: Marko Talli, Olli Haikka, Jorma Reinilä
line producer: Anni Pänkäälä
production: Yellow Film & TV - Filmiteollisuus Fine
distributor: SF Studios Finland Oy
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