Starring Kati Outinen, Kari Väänänen, Sakari Kuosmanen and Elina Salo.
The film is the first in Kaurismäki's Finland trilogy,
the other 2 films being The Man Without a Past and Lights in the Dusk.
The role of Ilona was originally wrote for Matti Pellonpää,
but Pellonpää passed away before the production of the film.
The film was shot in Helsinki, Finland 1995.
Ilona waits her husband Lauri (Kari Väänänen) at Bulevardi 25.
Ilona and Lauri's apartment on Meritullinkatu 25.
The new owners of the restaurant are coming from Bulevardi.
Lauri is doing crosswords in Tehtaanpuisto.
Ilona is looking for a job. Tehtaankatu 38.
Ilona gets a job from bar on Tehtaankatu 27.
Ilona meets Melartin (Sakari Kuosmanen) front of a bar on Mariankatu 19.
Another bar is Kafe Mocba.
Ilona signs papers for the new restaurant. Tehtaankatu 25.
Ravintola Työ. Tehtaankatu 25.