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COLORADO AVENUE

by Claes Olsson

synopsis

The story of Hanna, and the story of the people in her life and their different paths through changing times. After the death of her father, Hanna`s mother takes jobs that nobody else will touch and they live in places where nobody else will live, and with this comes shame and humiliation. America means a way out and a fresh start. She leaves for the Great West, determined to make money. But her path will eventually return to Siklax, where she starts her own business and earns the name Dollar Hanna. She brings more than dollars to Siklax, however, she has also two small children, and no husband. The prohibition sets in and Otto, Hanna`s son, turns to a life of crime. Will Hanna keep the respect she has earned or will she be humiliated yet again?

international title: Colorado Avenue
original title: Colorado Avenue
country: Finland, Sweden
year: 2007
genre: fiction
directed by: Claes Olsson
release date: FI 07/09/2007
screenplay: Erik Norberg
cast: Birthe Wingren, Nicke Lignell, Peter Kanerva, Ylva Ekblad, Irina Björklund, André Wickström
cinematography by: Pertti Mutanen f.s.c
film editing: Oskar Franzen
costumes designer: Mona Theresia Forsén, Susan Manns, Anna Vilppunen
producer: Claes Olsson, Leila Lyytikäinen
production: Kinoproduction Oy
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