Going to Kansas City


1h 37m 1998

Brief Synopsis

An exchange student from Helsinki travels to America with dreams of playing the blues in Kansas City. Instead he ends up on a farm and is eyed with a great deal of suspicion from the locals. After falling for the deputy's daughter, he flees to Kansas City and becomes framed for murder--giving him a

Film Details

Release Date
1998
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International
Location
Manitoba, Canada; Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Kansas, USA; Helsinki, Finland

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Synopsis

An exchange student from Helsinki travels to America with dreams of playing the blues in Kansas City. Instead he ends up on a farm and is eyed with a great deal of suspicion from the locals. After falling for the deputy's daughter, he flees to Kansas City and becomes framed for murder--giving him a real reason to start singing the blues.

Film Details

Release Date
1998
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International
Location
Manitoba, Canada; Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Kansas, USA; Helsinki, Finland

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States October 1998

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1998

Feature directorial debut for Pekka Mandart.

Began shooting July 14, 1997.

Completed shooting September 1, 1997.

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1998

Released in United States October 1998 (Shown at AFI Los Angeles International Film Festival (European Showcase/World Cinema) October 22-31, 1998.)