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Lapland Odyssey (2010)
 6.9
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Lapland Odyssey (2010)
Original name: Napapiirin sankarit
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, Sweden, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lapland Odyssey is a comedy about Janne, a man from Lapland in northern Finland, a man who has made a career out of living on welfare. Inari, his girlfriend, is tired of Janne's incapability of getting a grip on life, Janne wasn't even able to buy a digital TV box that Inari had given money for. Inari gives an ultimatum: a digital box needs to arrive by dawn or she leaves. Janne sets out into the night with his two friends to find a box. On their way to the city of Rovaniemi, Janne and his friends face many challenges, obstacles and temptations. They learn that they need to be daring. There's no room to give into bitterness. The most important thing isn't success, but rather the journey in itself.
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, intense, offbeat, realistic, witty, not serious, road movie, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: friendship, ultimatum, on the road, youth, obsessive quest, self discovery, adolescence vs adulthood, taxi driver, escapades, nothing goes right, tourist, journey, alcohol, friends, partners, temptation, buddies, female killer, disorder, drugs/alcohol, bar fight, silly humor, male nudity, love, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe, new jersey

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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.0
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.1
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
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38%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.3
 38K
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Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 1K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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