Poster for the movie "Pearls and Pigs"
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Pearls and Pigs

Director
Perttu Leppä
Country
 Finland
Actors
Mikko Leppilampi, Laura Birn, Amanda Pilke
Overview
When their bootlegging father ends up in jail, four twenty-something brothers need money to pay his debts to local crooks. Next, their 9-year-old half-sister is dumped on their doorstep by her prostitute mother. A karaoke set helps reveal that the little girl is quite a singer, just as a talent contest for children is coming up on national television offering more than enough money to the winner. If only the kid weren't so hopelessly shy...
Release Date
29 August 2003
Original Title
Helmiä ja sikoja
Genres
Comedy
Runtime
1 h 47 min
Languages
suomi
Production
Producer
Author
Writer
Perttu Leppä
Director of Photography
Original Music Composer
Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.