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Paratiisin lapset

1994 | 105 min | K-12 | comedy

The title “Paradise’s Children” tells the story of three generations of women: Eva, her mother, the laundress Hartikainen, and her daughter Päivikki. The central character in this lighthearted comedy is the forty-year-old businesswoman Eeva Salminen. Strong-willed and ambitious, Eeva is a Sunday child who determinedly climbs the social ladder. Her dream is the construction of the ultimate building, the spa hotel Paradiso Baltica. Along her journey, Eeva encounters greedy bureaucrats and other predators who want their share of the project, but Eeva has means she is willing to use without asking for a price.

The film is directed by Rauni Mollberg.

Tatjana Vasileva
Helge Herala
Heikki Kinnunen
Pertti Sveholm
Taru Valkeapää

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About the movie


  • finnish


  • domestic
  • equality
  • goals in life
  • humoristic
  • identity and growing
  • postion of women

Educational levels

  • high schools and vocational schools
  • middle schools


  • comedy

Age limits

  • K-12


  • Filmi-Molle