By Bora Rex
Aki Kaurismäki’s drama remains sadly relevant as refugees and migrants face perilous journeys and human rights abuses in search of better lives.
Our countdown of the finest cinematic offerings from 2000 to 2009 continues. How many have you seen?
Aki Kaurismäki’s snapshot of a pompadoured polka troupe is one of the great touring movies.
Finland’s Aki Kaurismäki responds to the refugee crisis in typically deadpan and affecting fashion.
Finland’s Aki Kaurismäki lights up the Berlin competition with a typically bittersweet response to the migrant crisis.
New films from Ben Wheatley, Kelly Reichardt and Shane Carruth wrap up our bumper preview.
Aki Kaurismäki is still king, but emerging voices at both ends of the scale are ensuring a bright future for this small Scandinavian nation.