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TV commercial for Nippon Shokubai Co. - Director
1 Biographical Movie |
1 Print Biography |
6 Interviews |
1 Article |
6' 4¾" (1.95 m)
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I like dogs, mankind I don't care for too much. You're supposed to like mankind because you're part of it, but I prefer dogs. They are honest and they don't lie.
His film Crime and Punishment
(1983) is based on Dostoyevsky's famous novel. Kaurismäki decided to make the film after he had read a book about Alfred Hitchcock
written by François Truffaut
where Hitchcock said he would never touch that book to make a film of it because it was too difficult. Kaurismäki admitted it was too difficult, but still the film was well received and now remains as a ...
Most of the Finnish dialog in his films is hypercorrect literary language, which is rarely spoken in real life.