Best Of The Aki Kaurismäki

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1.
Calamari Union (1985)
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An exodus to a better life in Eira (84 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
 
2.
I Hired a Contract Killer (1990)
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After fifteen years' service, Henri Boulanger is made redundant from his job. Shocked, he attempts suicide... (79 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
 
3.
Hamlet Goes Business (1987)
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A bizarre black-and-white film noir reworking of Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'. After the death of his father... (86 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
 
4.
The Match Factory Girl (1990)
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Iris has a dead-end job in a match-factory, lives with her dour and forbidding parents, and her social life is a disaster... (68 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
 
5.
The Man Without a Past (2002)
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The second part of Aki Kaurismäki's "Finland" trilogy, the film follows a man who arrives in Helsinki... (97 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
 
6.
Drifting Clouds (1996)
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The recession hits a couple in Helsinki. (96 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
 
7.
Juha (1999)
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A farmer's wife is seduced into running away from her stolid older husband by a city slicker, who enslaves her in a brothel. (78 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
 
8.
Crime and Punishment (1983)
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An adaptation of Dostoyevsky's novel, set in modern Helsinki. Slaughterhouse worker Rahikainen murders a man... (93 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
 
9.
Ariel (1988)
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The movie tells the story of Taisto Kasurinen, a finnish coal miner whose father has just committed... (73 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
 
10.
La Vie de Bohème (1992)
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Three struggling artists try to make passable livings in Paris despite knock backs and tragedies. (100 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
 
11.
Le Havre (2011)
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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. (93 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
 
12.
Shadows in Paradise (1986)
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An episode in the life of Nikander, a garbage man, involving the death of a coworker, a love affair and much more. (76 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
 
13.
Leningrad Cowboys Go America (1989)
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Siberian rock band Leningrad Cowboys go to the USA in pursuit of fame. (78 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
 
14.
Take Care of Your Scarf, Tatiana (1994)
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Lugubrious Finns Valto and Reino take to the road in search of coffee and vodka, without which their lives are not worth living... (62 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
 
15.
Lights in the Dusk (2006)
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In Helsinki, a lonely night watchman is caught up in a series of misadventures with a femme fatale and a crooked businessman. (78 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
 
16.
Leningrad Cowboys Meet Moses (1994)
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The Cowboys are lured from Mexico to Coney Island by their former manager who disappeared at the end of Leningrad Cowboys Go America. He believes he is the reincarnation of Moses, sent to lead them back to the promised land - Siberia. (94 mins.)
Director: Aki Kaurismäki