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Aki Kaurismäki

Why Leningrad Cowboys Go America remains a classic music biopic

By Patrick Preziosi

Aki Kaurismäki’s snapshot of a pompadoured polka troupe is one of the great touring movies.

The Other Side of Hope

By David Jenkins

Finland’s Aki Kaurismäki responds to the refugee crisis in typically deadpan and affecting fashion.

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The Other Side of Hope – first look review

By David Jenkins

Finland’s Aki Kaurismäki lights up the Berlin competition with a typically bittersweet response to the migrant crisis.

50 films to look forward to in 2017 – part 2

By Little White Lies

New films from Ben Wheatley, Kelly Reichardt and Shane Carruth wrap up our bumper preview.

Meet the forward-thinking creatives leading Finnish cinema’s charge

By Adam Woodward

Aki Kaurismäki is still king, but emerging voices at both ends of the scale are ensuring a bright future for this small Scandinavian nation.

Le Havre

By David Jenkins

Aki Kaurismäki’s charming people-trafficking drama gently floats into the realms of the magical.

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