Browse by Country - Finland

Leningrad Cowboys: Total Balalaika Show (1993)

Director: Aki Kaurismaki

Finland's Leningrad Cowboys meet the ex-Red Army Choir in this inspired documentary. The Cowboys (a comedy group) claim to be the world's worst rock a... Read more

Moro No Brasil (2002)

Director: Mika Kaurismaki
Starring: Walter Alfaiate, Grupo Fethxa, Grupo Gleetwtxya, Children Fulni-o

To many of us Brazilian music and the Bossa Nova are one, but in this wonderful documentary Mika Kaurismaki pretty much ignores this genre in favour o... Read more

Evil ( aka Ondskan ) (2003)

Director: Mikael Hafstrom
Starring: Andreas Wilson, Henrik Lundstrom, Gustaf Skarsgard, Linda Zilliacus

In the mid-'50s, teenager Erik Ponti (Andreas Wilson) suffers serious abuse at the hands of his father. When he carries this violence into his school... Read more

Tigrero: A Film That Was Never Made (1994)

Director: Mika Kaurismaki
Starring: Samuel Fuller, Jim Jarmusch

This acclaimed documentary chronicles the aborted efforts of director Sam Fuller to make an action film in the Brazilian rain forest in 1954. Forty ye... Read more

The Man Without A Past (2002)

Director: Aki Kaurismaki
Starring: Markku Peltola, Kati Outinen, Juhani Niemela, Kaija Pakarinen

The second part of Aki Kaurismaki's "Finland" trilogy (coming after "Drifting Clouds"), the film follows a man who arrives in Helsinki and gets beaten... Read more