Latest Movies and TV Shows With Aki Kaurismäki
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1. Laugh or Die (2018)
103 min | Drama, History, War
In a detention camp in 1918, a group of Finnish actors are sentenced to death. When an important German general arrives, the camp's vicious commandant forges out a cruel plan: the ... See full summary »
3. The Other Side of Hope (2017)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
A poker-playing restaurateur and former traveling salesman befriends a group of refugees newly arrived to Finland.
Votes: 9,558 | Gross: $0.18M
4. Opus Zero (2017)
84 min | Drama
Paul, a composer, arrives in a remote Mexican village where his father has passed away. As his attention shifts to the fate of a missing woman, Paul must come to terms with the memory of his father and the uncertainty of his future.
7. Eput (2016)
105 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
The story behind Finland's rock giants and their songs, and their love for performing, even from childhood, and also the story of two very different brothers trying to fit in the same band.
9. John From (2015)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
Bored by spending the summer in the city, 15-year-old Rita decides to take a fancy to her new neighbor, a photographer who is setting up an exhibit of his shots in Melanesia. What starts as... See full summary »
16. Midsummer Night's Tango (2013)
84 min | Documentary, Music
Finns have a quirky sense of humour - and are a bit shy. But: Tango is THE folk music of the Finns. The documentary discovers the Finnish tango from the viewpoint of the singer Chino ... See full summary »
18. Centro Histórico (2012)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama
A feature film with four stories celebrating the city of Guimarães in the North of Portugal.
20. Le Havre (2011)
Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
When an African boy arrives by cargo ship in the port city of Le Havre, an aging shoe shiner takes pity on the child and welcomes him into his home.
Votes: 18,925 | Gross: $0.61M
21. Barzakh (2011)
59 min | Documentary
In a Chechen city recovering after the war, a man disappears. As daily life goes on, those in search are drawn into a world where encounters with diviners and legal advisors, with the ... See full synopsis »
23. Bad Family (2010)
95 min | Drama
After a divorce a father raises his son on his own, while his ex-wife has custody over his daughter. When the mother dies, the brother end sister finally meet again.
24. Sodankylä Forever (2010– )
270 min | Documentary
Sodankyla film festival started at 1986 and was created by Finnish directors Anssi Manttari, Aki and Mika Kaurismaki, along with Peter Von Bagh.
Sodankyla Forever is a great documentary ... See full synopsis »
28. Betty B. & the The's (2009)
13 min | Short, Drama
Tobias B's life is not crowned with success. A short man with no work and no friends and no smile on his face. One evening he comes across Betty B. The huge chanteuse of the Band: Betty B. & the The's.
32. To Each His Own Cinema (2007)
100 min | Comedy, Drama
A collective film of 33 shorts directed by different directors about their feeling about Cinema.
Directors: Theodoros Angelopoulos, Olivier Assayas, Bille August, Jane Campion, Youssef Chahine, Kaige Chen, Michael Cimino, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, David Cronenberg, Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne, Manoel de Oliveira, Raymond Depardon, Atom Egoyan, Amos Gitai, Hsiao-Hsien Hou, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Aki Kaurismäki, Abbas Kiarostami, Takeshi Kitano, Andrey Konchalovskiy, Claude Lelouch, Ken Loach, David Lynch, Nanni Moretti, Roman Polanski, Raoul Ruiz, Walter Salles, Elia Suleiman, Ming-liang Tsai, Gus Van Sant, Lars von Trier, Wim Wenders, Kar-Wai Wong, Yimou Zhang | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Pegah Ahangarani, Anouk Aimée, Leonid Alexeenko
34. Harvest (2007)
15 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
For so long, farmhouse lady Anja Huovinen has gritted her teeth and put up with her lazy husband's drinking habits and idle talk, focusing instead on her work. But there is a limit to everything.
35. Lights in the Dusk (2006)
Not Rated | 78 min | Crime, Drama
In Helsinki, a lonely night watchman is caught up in a series of misadventures with a femme fatale and a crooked businessman.
Votes: 6,016 | Gross: $0.01M
36. Whisky (2004)
94 min | Comedy, Drama
When his long-lost brother resurfaces, Jacobo, desperate to prove his life has added up to something, looks to scrounge up a wife. He turns to Marta, an employee at his sock factory, with ... See full summary »
37. Visions of Europe (2004)
140 min | Comedy, Drama
An anthology film is a collection of short film projects by different directors for a common aim. Usually they are unified by a common theme - in this case, the European Union.
Directors: Aki Kaurismäki, Fatih Akin, Barbara Albert, Sharunas Bartas, Andy Bausch, Christoffer Boe, Francesca Comencini, Stijn Coninx, Tony Gatlif, Sasa Gedeon, Christos Georgiou, Constantine Giannaris, Peter Greenaway, Miguel Hermoso, Arvo Iho, Damjan Kozole, Laila Pakalnina, Kenneth Scicluna, Martin Sulík, Malgorzata Szumowska, Béla Tarr, Jan Troell, Theo van Gogh, Teresa Villaverde, Aisling Walsh, Ágnes Hranitzky | Stars: Johanna Troell, Safia Aggoune, Abel Alves, Benzirar Baroudi
38. Aaltra (2004)
Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama
In this pitch black comedy the rivalry between two neighbors escalates into an all out war. Through a maintenance error on a tractor they both end up, paralyzed, in a wheelchair. It seems ... See full summary »
82 min | Documentary
Documentary about the love-hate relationship between filmmakers and film critics with interviews made at Cannes Film Festival.
44. The Man Without a Past (2002)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
M arrives in Helsinki only to be viciously attacked by thugs and pronounced dead by medics. He revives but with no memory of his past or his identity. He rebuilds his life from scratch, but the past inevitably catches up with him.
Votes: 20,832 | Gross: $0.92M
45. Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet (2002)
92 min | Drama
This series of vignettes offers ruminations on time, fate and other human mysteries, Each of the film's seven directors conjures a scenario that speaks to some facet of universal experience.
49. Léaud l'unique (2001 TV Special)
Léaud is a French actor form La NouvelleVague. To work with this actor activates a remote strength, a presence, even before the shooting, it's doing something quite mysterious but linked to cinema.