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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

The Last Bolshevik (1993)

Director: Chris Marker

Twenty years after he 'discovered' the forgotten Soviet film-maker Alexander Medvedkin, Chris Marker reflects on the life that paralleled the rise and... Read more

Darkness In Tallinn (1993)

Director: Ilkka Jarvilaturi
Starring: Ivo Uukkivi, Milena Gulbe, Juri Jarvet

The first film to come out of the newly independent Republic of Estonia, this distinctive heist thriller is an action packed race against the clock as... Read more

Ariel (1988)

Director: Aki Kaurismaki
Starring: Turo Pajala, Susanna Haavisto, Matti Pellonpaa

An offbeat and satiric comedy about a laid-off miner's cross-country odyssey in his white Cadillac. Along the way he picks up a divorcee and the two l... Read more

Drifting Clouds (1996)

Director: Aki Kaurismaki
Starring: Kati Outinen, Kari Vaananen, Elina Salo

This extraordinary testament to the human spirit shows the effects of unemployment on a Finnish couple. When the restaurant where Ilone (Kati Outinen)... Read more

La Vie De Boheme (1992)

Director: Aki Kaurismaki
Starring: Andre Wilms, Matti Pellonpaa, Evelyne Didi

An offbeat comic/absurdist (from the director of 'Leningrad Cowboys Go America') slice-of-life about three poor, struggling artists: a painter, compos... Read more

I Hired A Contract Killer / The Match Factory Girl (1990)

Director: Aki Kaurismaki
Starring: Margi Clarke, Kati Outinen, Jean-Pierre Leaud

From the director of 'Ariel' comes this tale of sad, lonely and now unemployed waterworks clerk Henri who hires a hitman to end his miserable life. Af... Read more