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Finnish Rööperi
Directed by Aleksi Mäkelä
Produced by Jukka Helle
Markus Selin
Written by Marko Leino
Based onRööperi – rikoksen vuodet 1955–2005
by Harri Nykänen
Tom Sjöberg
Starring Samuli Edelmann
Peter Franzén
Pihla Viitala
Kari Hietalahti
Juha Veijonen
Jasper Pääkkönen
Music by Kalle Chydenius
Cinematography Pini Hellstedt
Edited by Kimmo Taavila
Distributed by Nordisk Film
Release date
  • 9 January 2009 (2009-01-09)
Running time
133 minutes
Budget€1,700,000 [1]
Box office€2,191,299 [2]

Hellsinki (Finnish : Rööperi) is a 2009 Finnish film directed by Aleksi Mäkelä. The film is based on the novel Rööperi – rikoksen vuodet 1955–2005 by Harri Nykänen and Tom Sjöberg. [3] Hellsinki follows the journey of two criminals, Tomppa and Krisu, in Punavuori (in slang Rööperi), a neighbourhood in Helsinki, from the mid-1960s to the late 1970s. [1]



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  2. "Facts & Figures 2009 – Domestic first releases in 2009" (PDF). ses.fi. The Finnish Film Foundation. 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 28, 2011. Retrieved September 2, 2011.
  3. "Rööperi oli rikosten pesä". solarfilms.com (in Finnish). Solar Films Inc. Retrieved September 2, 2011.