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Birth Name: Aki Olavi Kaurismäki

Age: 63, born 4 April 1957

Country of origin: Finland

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Paula Oinonen


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Description: Aki Kaurismäki, born in 1957, grew up in “the age terrorized by television,” and has tried and managed to stick totally to the inseparable realities of the real world and the “deep screen” that only 35mm film – light against the electronic machinations, the beauty of artisan tradition against technological overkill – makes possible. He never used any other material, least of all video, and he is simply very proud for having joined in the continuity and tradition of “real cinema.” His minimalist style is all his own (and that of the great cinematographer of all his films, Timo Salminen); he never entered the Finn ... (more)
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2. Le Havre (2011)
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5. Ariel (1988)
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Movies directed by

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310 Watched
2. Le Havre (2011)
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7
123 want to see
5. Ariel (1988)
Rating:
7.6
142 Watched




Movies

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8
140 Watched
2. Calamari Union (1985)
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7.7
134 Watched
3. The Worthless (1982)
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8.2
85 Watched
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5.5
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