The war between Luxembourg and Finland sets the outline to a set of comedic stories about a rally team, gay couple's fishing trip, two hoodlums' last school days in the spring and a haunted hotel among others.
The Grump is a man from the past. A man who knows that everything used to be so much better in the old days. Pretty much everything that's been done after 1953 has always managed to ruin ... See full summary »
A comedy about Janne, a man from Lapland in Northern Finland, a man who has made a career out of living on welfare. Inari, his girlfriend, is tired of Janne's incapability of getting a grip... See full summary »
The second part of Aki Kaurismäki's "Finland" trilogy, the film follows a man who arrives in Helsinki and gets beaten up so severely he develops amnesia. Unable to remember his name or ... See full summary »
Based on Kari Hotakainen's 1997 novel, the film's main character is a not very successful writer, Hotakainen, who is ordered by his publisher to write a dramatic novel about his own secret life. In search for "manic" inspiration, he becomes entangled in the world of cars, particularly a certain yellow Toyota and a used Alfa Romeo. As Hotakainen breaks ties with his former life and reality, he finds himself in opposition with Pera, the young white trash owner of the Toyota. Written by