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Aki Kaurismäki


Aki Kaurismäki did a wide variety of jobs including postman, dish-washer and film critic, before forming a production and distribution company, Villealfa (in homage to Jean-Luc Godard's Alphaville (1965)) with his older brother Mika Kaurismäki, also a film-maker. Both Aki and Mika are prolific film-makers, and together have been responsible for ... See full bio »
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 2012 Centro Histórico (screenplay - segment "Guimarães")
 2011 Le Havre (written by)
 2008 Calamari Union (Remake) (screenplay)
 2007 To Each His Own Cinema (segment "La Fonderie")
 2004 Visions of Europe (segment "Bico")
 2004 Bico (Documentary short)
 2002 Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet (segment "Dogs Have No Hell")
 2002 The Man Without a Past (written by)
 2001 I Hired a Contract Killer (TV Movie)
 1999 Juha (scenario)
 1996 Employment Agent (Short)
 1994 Total Balalaika Show (Documentary)
 1993 These Boots (Short) (writer)
 1992 Those Were the Days (Short)
 1992 La Vie de Bohème (written by)
 1990 I Hired a Contract Killer (screenplay) / (story)
 1989 Likaiset kädet (TV Movie)
 1989 Leningrad Cowboys Go America (screenplay) / (story)
 1988 Ariel (writer)
 1987 Thru the Wire (Short)
 1986 Rocky VI (Short)
 1985 Rosso (monologue)
 1984 The Clan - Tale of the Frogs (screenplay)
 1983 Crime and Punishment (screenplay)
 1982 The Worthless (dialogue) / (screenplay)
 1982 Jackpot 2 (Short)
 1981 The Liar
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Nippon Shokubai Co. - Director

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 6 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Aki Kaurismaki

Height:

6' 4¾" (1.95 m)
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I first get a title and then I write a script for the title. See more »

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Brother of Mika Kaurismäki. See more »

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Frequently casts Markku Peltola See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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