Ricky Rapper and the Bicycle Thief / Risto Räppääjä ja polkupyörävaras
Mari Rantasila, Finland, 2010.
Directed by: Mari Rantasila Script: Sinikka Nopola, Tiina Nopola Producer: Lasse Saarinen, Risto Salomaa Production company: Kinotar Cinematography: Timo Heinänen Editing: Tuuli Kuittinen Music: Iiro Rantala Cast: Severi Heikkilä, Lauramaija Luoto, Annu Valonen, Ulla Tapaninen, Martti Suosalo
Format: 35 mm Running time: 75'
Synopsis 'Ricky Rapper and the Bicycle Thief' is a touching and action-packed musical comedy, which tells a totally new story of Ricky´s adventures. Serena and Lennart decide to go on a vacation and Fanny comes to take care of Ricky and Nelly. Ricky gets a fancy new bike in consolation. Unfortunately, the new bike disappears inexplicably. This launches a wild adventure in which all key characters mysteriously cross paths. And what is the role of Bertil and Robert Rosenbögel and a hospital headed by singing doctors in all this?
Awards and Festivals Oulu International Children's Film Festival 2010 - Little Bear
Directors Biography Mari Rantasila, born 1963, director, actress and mucisian. She has graduated from The Helsinki Theatre Academy as master of Arts 1987. Filmography: 'Ricky Rapper and Bicycle Thief' (2010), 'Ricky Rapper' (2008), 'Parting' (2002), 'Grapefruit' (1999).
Location and screening schedule: EUROPA CINEMA, Monday, October 17th at 12.30 MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, Monday, October 17th at 18.30