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The Aki Kaurismaki Collection: Part: 2

Aki Kaurismäki is known for his extremely minimalistic style. He has been called an auteur,[5][6] since he writes, directs, produces and usually edits the films himself, and thus introduces his personal "drollery and deadpan"[7] style. The dialogue is famously laconic: the articulation is unadorned, direct and in strict standard language, without showing much emotion or drama. Characters frequently stand still and recite the dialogue as if it consisted of eternal truths or nothing at all. These characters rarely smile, nod sadly, and smoke constantly. The camera is usually still.[8] Events are shown in a plain manner and characters are usually left alone facing the consequences. However, despite their tragedies and setbacks, the characters don't give up and eventually survive. 17 films over 2 compilations, Part 1 for 2 DISC 6 TOTAL BALALAIKA SHOW THESE BOOTS THOSE WERE THE DAYS THRU THE WIRE ROCKY IV RICH LITTLE BITCH DOGS HAVE NO HELL DISC 7 TAKE CARE OF YOU SCARF, TATJANA JUHA DISC 8 THE MAN WITHOUT A PAST LIGHTS IN THE DUSK DISC 9 LE HAVRE DISC 10 THE OTHER SIDE OF HOPE

Year: 1983
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Foreign Language Films, Scandinavian Cinema, Black Humour
Country: Finland
Director: Aki Kaurismaki
Starring: Kati Outinen, Markku Peltola, Ilkka Koivula
Duration: 600 Minutes
Rating: M - Violence
Location in store: DVD Acquisitions
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