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Drifting Clouds | Movie Details for Director Aki Kaurismäki | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  Drifting Clouds  96 min,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Aki Kaurismäki]  [10 Jul 1998]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  10 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Elina Salo, Kari Väänänen, Kati Outinen, Sakari Kuosmanen
Plot:  The recession hits a couple in Helsinki.
Writer:  Aki Kaurismäki
Language:  Finnish    Country:  Finland    More Info:  IMDB
Leningrad Cowboys Go America | Movie Details for Director Aki Kaurismäki | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  Leningrad Cowboys Go America  78 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Music]  [Aki Kaurismäki]  [24 Mar 1989]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Heikki Keskinen, Kari Väänänen, Matti Pellonpää, Sakke Järvenpää
Plot:  Siberian rock band Leningrad Cowboys go to the USA in pursuit of fame.
Writer:  Sakke Järvenpää (story), Aki Kaurismäki (screenplay), Aki Kaurismäki (story), Mato Valtonen (story)
Language:  English, Finnish    Country:  Finland, Sweden    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Le Havre | Movie Details for Director Aki Kaurismäki | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  Le Havre  93 min,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Aki Kaurismäki]  [08 Sep 2011]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 99%, Metacritic 82/100, External Reviews
Awards:  15 wins & 32 nominations.
Actors:  André Wilms, Blondin Miguel, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Kati Outinen
Plot:  When an African boy arrives by cargo ship in the port city of Le Havre, an aging shoe shiner takes pity on the child and welcomes him into his home.
Writer:  Aki Kaurismäki
Language:  French    Country:  Finland, France, Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Other Side of Hope | Movie Details for Director Aki Kaurismäki | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  The Other Side of Hope  100 min,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Aki Kaurismäki]  [03 Feb 2017]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Metacritic 84/100, External Reviews
Awards:  7 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Dome Karukoski, Kati Outinen, Tommi Korpela, Ville Virtanen
Plot:  A poker-playing restaurateur and former traveling salesman befriends a group of refugees newly arrived to Finland.
Writer:  Aki Kaurismäki
Language:  Finnish, English, Arabic, Swedish, Japanese    Country:  Finland, Germany    More Info:  IMDB
La Vie de Bohème | Movie Details for Director Aki Kaurismäki | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  La Vie de Bohème  100 min,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Aki Kaurismäki]  [29 Jul 1993]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.7/10, External Reviews
Awards:  5 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  André Wilms, Evelyne Didi, Kari Väänänen, Matti Pellonpää
Plot:  Three struggling artists try to make passable livings in Paris despite knock backs and tragedies.
Writer:  Henri Murger (based on the novel by: "Scènes de la vie de bohème"), Aki Kaurismäki
Language:  French    Country:  France, Germany, Sweden, Finland    More Info:  IMDB
The Match Factory Girl | Movie Details for Director Aki Kaurismäki | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  The Match Factory Girl  68 min,  [Drama, Comedy]  [Aki Kaurismäki]  [06 Nov 1992]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  6 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Elina Salo, Esko Nikkari, Kati Outinen, Vesa Vierikko
Plot:  A woman's terribly dull life is upended by a one-night stand pregnancy, causing her to seek retribution.
Writer:  Aki Kaurismäki
Language:  Finnish    Country:  Finland, Sweden    More Info:  IMDB
Ariel | Movie Details for Director Aki Kaurismäki | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Ariel  73 min,  [Comedy, Crime, Romance]  [Aki Kaurismäki]  [01 Oct 1990]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Eetu Hilkamo, Matti Pellonpää, Susanna Haavisto, Turo Pajala
Plot:  A Finnish man goes to the city to find a job after the mine where he worked is closed and his father commits suicide.
Writer:  Aki Kaurismäki
Language:  Finnish    Country:  Finland    More Info:  IMDB
Shadows in Paradise | Movie Details for Director Aki Kaurismäki | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Shadows in Paradise  76 min,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Aki Kaurismäki]  [17 Oct 1986]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Esko Nikkari, Kati Outinen, Matti Pellonpää, Sakari Kuosmanen
Plot:  An episode in the life of Nikander, a garbage man, involving the death of a coworker, a love affair and much more.
Writer:  Aki Kaurismäki
Language:  Finnish, Swedish, English    Country:  Finland    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Take Care of Your Scarf, Tatiana | Movie Details for Director Aki Kaurismäki | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Take Care of Your Scarf, Tatiana  62 min,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Aki Kaurismäki]  [14 Jan 1994]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Kati Outinen, Kirsi Tykkyläinen, Mato Valtonen, Matti Pellonpää
Plot:  Lugubrious Finns Valto and Reino take to the road in search of coffee and vodka, without which their lives are not worth living. But their reveries are interrupted by the arrival of ...
Writer:  Sakke Järvenpää, Aki Kaurismäki
Language:  Finnish, Russian    Country:  Finland, Germany    More Info:  IMDB
Calamari Union | Movie Details for Director Aki Kaurismäki | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Calamari Union  80 min,  [Comedy]  [Aki Kaurismäki]  [08 Feb 1985]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Asmo Hurula, Kari Heiskanen, Sakke Järvenpää, Timo Eränkö
Plot:  An exodus to a better life in Eira
Writer:  Aki Kaurismäki
Language:  English, Finnish, Spanish    Country:  Finland    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hamlet Goes Business | Movie Details for Director Aki Kaurismäki | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Hamlet Goes Business  86 min,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Aki Kaurismäki]  [21 Aug 1987]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Elina Salo, Esko Salminen, Kati Outinen, Pirkka-Pekka Petelius
Plot:  A bizarre black-and-white film noir reworking of Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'. After the death of his father, young Hamlet inherits a seat on the board of a company controlled by his uncle that ...
Writer:  Aki Kaurismäki
Language:  Finnish    Country:  Finland    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Total Balalaika Show | Movie Details for Director Aki Kaurismäki | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Total Balalaika Show  57 min,  [Documentary, Comedy, Music]  [Aki Kaurismäki]  [02 Jul 1994]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alexandrov Red Army Ensemble, Atte Blom, Ben Granfelt, Twist-Twist Erkinharju
Plot:  A 57 minute documentary of a Helsinki concert featuring the Leningrad Cowboys and the Alexandrov Red Army Choir and Ballet, who collaborate on a number of US Rock songs sung in English (...
Writer:  Aki Kaurismäki
Language:  Finnish, English, French, Russian    Country:  Finland    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Juha | Movie Details for Director Aki Kaurismäki | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 55%  Juha  78 min,  UNRATED,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Aki Kaurismäki]  [01 May 2003]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 40%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  André Wilms, Kati Outinen, Markku Peltola, Sakari Kuosmanen
Plot:  A farmer's wife is seduced into running away from her stolid older husband by a city slicker, who enslaves her in a brothel.
Writer:  Juhani Aho (novel), Aki Kaurismäki (scenario)
Language:  Finnish    Country:  Finland    More Info:  IMDB

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