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 »
I saw this movie at a Finnish short film festival, and among all those artistic, gloomy, and downright boring films this one stood out like a lighthouse in the dark. The plot is very simple and far from original: this is yet another film where Finns make fun out of Finns' stereotypical characteristics, but this one is written, directed and acted very well, so the result is surprisingly fresh and truly fun.
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