See full summary » In the fall of 1963, Anne is becoming a teenager.
She lives in Paris with her mother and her older sister, Frédérique.
The series is packed with colorful characters who are played by the best of the best finnish actors.
First love, very subtly narrated, and the homesickness and newfound love of mum (leading her to consider never to go back to Sweden again) between mother and daughter. And what the Nordic countries are famous for in cinema: capturing the angst and perception of children, without ever looking down or becoming childish, so very well done - in fact these are serious matters.What completely baffled me was the acting of young Mia Saarinen.Before he can get traction another homicide takes place- and things move toward a dire conclusion. See full summary » A police official is assassinated by a sniper through a glass window, this action and its sub sequential investigation introduces us a slew of interesting characters and gets the whole story rolling.The war between Luxembourg and Finland sets the outline to a set of comedic stories about a rally team, gay couple's fishing trip, two hoodlums' last school days in the spring and a haunted hotel among others. An eastern-Finnish machine gun company receives an order to turn in their surplus equipment. Every episode had over million viewers, which means approximately 20% of Finland's population.See full summary » A 40-year-old mechanic whistles at a passing teenager; she stops and upbraids him.
In embarrassment, he claims he was whistling at her companion, her 14-year-old cousin, Isabelle. See full summary » Léo is dragged to a nudist camping resort by his mother. It's summer, and the rebellious 12-year-old girl Kid wants to stay in Gothenburg, but her mother has other plans.
See full summary » Uuno has a new job at the travel agency.
His in-law Tuura is taking holiday trip to Spain far away from his son in law.
But who other than Uuno is his trip director in Spain. The tough Detective Vares, get hired by a friend accused of murdering a girl.
His job is to find the real killer, but people aren't talking.
This endearing and disarmingly beautiful little gem - a particularly authentic coming-of-age masterpiece set in the 80's Scandinavia - has just too many merits to be overlooked.