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1. Laugh or Die (2018)

103 min | Drama, History, War

6.7
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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 »

Director: Heikki Kujanpää | Stars: Martti Suosalo, Jani Volanen, Leena Pöysti, Paavo Kinnunen

Votes: 512

2. Aki and Peter (2018)

12 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Daniel Raim | Stars: Aki Kaurismäki, Peter von Bagh

3. The Other Side of Hope (2017)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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84 Metascore

A poker-playing restaurateur and former traveling salesman befriends a group of refugees newly arrived to Finland.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Ville Virtanen, Dome Karukoski, Tommi Korpela, Kati Outinen

Votes: 9,558 | Gross: $0.18M

4. Opus Zero (2017)

84 min | Drama

5.0
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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.

Director: Daniel Graham | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Andrés Almeida, Carlos Aragón, Irene Azuela

Votes: 69

6. Huomenta Suomi (1989– )
Episode: Episode dated 17 February 2017 (2017)

Talk-Show

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Stars: Eini, Juhani Henriksson, Tanja Huutonen, Jesse Kamras

7. Eput (2016)

105 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.4
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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.

Director: Saku Pollari | Stars: Pantse Syrjä, Jaakko Syrjä, Kirsi Kunnas, Martti Syrjä

Votes: 264

8. Peter von Bagh (2016)

68 min | Documentary, Biography

7.1
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Director: Tapio Piirainen | Stars: Peter von Bagh, Simo Näyhä, Lasse Naukkarinen, Pekka Lähteenkorva

Votes: 36

9. John From (2015)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

6.4
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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 »

Director: João Nicolau | Stars: Julia Palha, Clara Riedenstein, Filipe Vargas, Adriano Luz

Votes: 401

10. Distractions (2015)

85 min | Comedy

6.8
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A series of absurd comedy sketches seemingly without a common story.

Director: Aleksi Salmenperä | Stars: Tommi Korpela, Elina Knihtilä, Eero Ritala, Lotta Kaihua

Votes: 654

11. Vandaleyne (2015)

27 min | Short, Crime, Drama

8.5
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A man down on his luck ends up in prison. There he ironically finds that music is his passion in life.

Director: Pauli Janhunen Calderón | Stars: Björn-Olof Larsson, David Anghel, Wille Glyt, Sasha Ytterskog

Votes: 41

12. Temples of Dreams (2015)

82 min | Documentary

7.0
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Director: Jouko Aaltonen | Stars: Jouko Aaltonen, Heidi Anttila, Tuija Anttila, Eero Aronen

Votes: 44

13. Valokeilassa Atte Blom (2015 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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Director: Tapio Turpeinen | Stars: Atte Blom, The Beatles, The Animals, The Rolling Stones

Votes: 14

14. Cinema 3 (1984–2016)
Episode: Episode dated 29 January 2015 (2015)

News

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Director: Jaume Figueras | Stars: Jaume Figueras, Raúl Arévalo, Jennifer Connelly, Yann Demange

15. Il était une fois... (2003– )
Episode: Le Havre (2014)

51 min | Documentary

7.6
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Director: Alan Smithee | Stars: Aki Kaurismäki, André Wilms, Kati Outinen, Evelyne Didi

Votes: 15

16. Midsummer Night's Tango (2013)

84 min | Documentary, Music

7.4
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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 »

Director: Viviane Blumenschein | Stars: Aki Kaurismäki, Chino Laborde, Pablo Greco, Diego Kvitko

Votes: 121

17. Juice Leskinen & Grand Slam: Bluesia Pieksämäen asemalla (2013)

18 min | Documentary, Short, Music

7.1
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Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Juice Leskinen, Antti Tammilehto, Vesa Sytelä, Ila Louenranta

Votes: 89

18. Centro Histórico (2012)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

6.3
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A feature film with four stories celebrating the city of Guimarães in the North of Portugal.

Directors: Pedro Costa, Manoel de Oliveira, Víctor Erice, Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Judite Araujo, Maria Fatima Braga Lima, Marco Carreira, Arlindo Fernandes

Votes: 245

19. Une journée particulière (2012)

53 min | Documentary

6.4
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In the 60th anniversary of Cannes Film Festival, 34 famous directors are followed by camera.

Directors: Samuel Faure, Gilles Jacob | Stars: Theodoros Angelopoulos, Olivier Assayas, Jane Campion, Kaige Chen

Votes: 13

20. Le Havre (2011)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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82 Metascore

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.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: André Wilms, Blondin Miguel, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Kati Outinen

Votes: 18,925 | Gross: $0.61M

21. Barzakh (2011)

59 min | Documentary

7.0
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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 »

Director: Mantas Kvedaravicius | Stars: Ahmed Gisaev, Toita Lomaevasi, Alaudi Sadykov

Votes: 132

22. Bohemian Eyes (2011)

75 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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Life and times of actor matti pellonpää as remembered by friends and collegues

Director: Janne Kuusi | Stars: Janne Kuusi, Kari Väänänen, Mika Kaurismäki, Pirkko Hämäläinen

Votes: 66

23. Bad Family (2010)

95 min | Drama

6.3
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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.

Director: Aleksi Salmenperä | Stars: Ville Virtanen, Lauri Tilkanen, Pihla Viitala, Vera Kiiskinen

Votes: 821

24. Sodankylä Forever (2010– )

270 min | Documentary

7.5
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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 »

Stars: Peter von Bagh, Robert Parrish, Roy Ward Baker, Víctor Erice

Votes: 69

25. Sodankylä Forever (2010– )
Episode: Ensimmäisen elokuvamuiston kaiho (2010)

59 min | Documentary

7.9
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Director: Peter von Bagh | Stars: Peter von Bagh, Jean-Marie Sénia, Maud Linder, Jean Dréville

Votes: 9

26. Sodankylä Forever (2010– )
Episode: Ikuinen aika (2010)

56 min | Documentary

8.0
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Director: Peter von Bagh | Stars: Peter von Bagh, Jerzy Kawalerowicz, Robert Parrish, Luc Dardenne

Votes: 6

27. Joan of Arc (2009)

22 min | Short, Drama

5.6
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Director: Lauri Timonen | Stars: Nuppu Koivu, Heikki Metsämäki, Velipekka Makkonen, Leena Lepistö

Votes: 41

28. Betty B. & the The's (2009)

13 min | Short, Drama

7.3
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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.

Director: Felix Stienz | Stars: Tobi B., Matthias Hinz, Maluse Konrad, Heiko Pinkowski

Votes: 21

29. A-studio (1971– )
Episode: Episode dated 5 August 2009 (2009)

News, Talk-Show

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Director: Riikka Lehtinen | Stars: Renny Jokelin, Mauri Pekkarinen, Heidi Hautala, Pirjo Honkasalo

30. Helsinki, Forever (2008)

74 min | Documentary, History

7.7
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History and the spirit of XXth century Helsinki through the cinema, documentary footage, architecture, art and politics.

Director: Peter von Bagh | Stars: Siiri Angerkoski, Ritva Arvelo, Susanna Haavisto, Ansa Ikonen

Votes: 202

31. Calamari Union (Remake) (2008)

82 min | Drama

5.6
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17 Men named Frank walk across Seattle in hopes of finding a better life. Most of them die on the way.

Director: Richard Lefebvre | Stars: Ben Shepard, Kwab Copeland, Otis P. Otis, Curtis James

Votes: 26

33. The Foundry (2007)

4 min | Short, Comedy

6.0
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Workes of a foundry eat their lunch and watch Lumiére brothers film Exiting the Factory (1895).

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Carl-Erik Calamnius, Matti Hyvönen, Arto Malmberg, Tarmo Nyholm

Votes: 102

34. Harvest (2007)

15 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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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.

Director: Sami Korjus | Stars: Kaija Pakarinen, Juuso Hirvikangas, Elias Rautiainen, Julius Leinonen

Votes: 48

35. Lights in the Dusk (2006)

Not Rated | 78 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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57 Metascore

In Helsinki, a lonely night watchman is caught up in a series of misadventures with a femme fatale and a crooked businessman.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Janne Hyytiäinen, Maria Järvenhelmi, Maria Heiskanen, Ilkka Koivula

Votes: 6,016 | Gross: $0.01M

36. Whisky (2004)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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66 Metascore

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 »

Directors: Juan Pablo Rebella, Pablo Stoll | Stars: Andrés Pazos, Mirella Pascual, Jorge Bolani, José Pedro Bujaruz

Votes: 4,599

37. Visions of Europe (2004)

140 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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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

Votes: 808

38. Aaltra (2004)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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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 »

Directors: Benoît Delépine, Gustave Kervern | Stars: Benoît Delépine, Gustave Kervern, Michel de Gavre, Gérard Condejean

Votes: 2,646

39. Je t'aime... moi non plus: Artistes et critiques (2004)

82 min | Documentary

6.3
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Documentary about the love-hate relationship between filmmakers and film critics with interviews made at Cannes Film Festival.

Director: Maria de Medeiros | Stars: Michel Ciment, Hany Abu-Assad, Woody Allen, Pedro Almodóvar

Votes: 106

40. Sininen laulu - Suomen taiteiden tarina (2003– )
Episode: Osa XII Pohjantähden alla 1983-2000 (2004)

Documentary, History

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Director: Peter von Bagh | Stars: Severi Parko, Aki Kaurismäki, Kalevi Aho, Alfons Almi

41. Il était une fois... (2003– )

52 min | Documentary

7.0
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Stars: Laurent Lederer, Serge July, Isabella Rossellini, Jean-Claude Carrière

Votes: 23

42. Sininen laulu - Suomen taiteiden tarina (2003– )

710 min | Documentary, History

8.0
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Stars: Jouko Tyyri, Heikki A. Reenpää, Sari Möttönen, Sulevi Peltola

Votes: 33

43. Cinema 3 (1984–2016)
Episode: Episode dated 31 January 2003 (2003)

News

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Directors: Manel Domínguez, Jaume Figueras | Stars: Jaume Figueras, Carles Bosch, Eloy de la Iglesia, Fernando Guillén Cuervo

44. The Man Without a Past (2002)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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84 Metascore

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.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Markku Peltola, Kati Outinen, Annikki Tähti, Juhani Niemelä

Votes: 20,832 | Gross: $0.92M

45. Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet (2002)

92 min | Drama

7.3
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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.

Directors: Kaige Chen, Víctor Erice, Werner Herzog, Jim Jarmusch, Aki Kaurismäki, Spike Lee, Wim Wenders | Stars: Markku Peltola, Kati Outinen, Marko Haavisto, Ana Sofia Liaño

Votes: 3,083

47. Klassikko (2001)

80 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A self-loving fictional autobiography of author Kari Hotakainen

Director: Kari Väänänen | Stars: Martti Suosalo, Janne Hyytiäinen, Matti Onnismaa, Pertti Sveholm

Votes: 808

48. I Hired a Contract Killer (2001 TV Movie)

Drama

7.9
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Director: Gil Mehmert | Stars: Eckhard Preuß, Jürgen Tonkel, Merit Ostermann

Votes: 99

49. Léaud l'unique (2001 TV Special)

59 min

4.5
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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.

Director: Serge Le Péron | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, László Szabó, Serge Le Péron, Mathieu Amalric

Votes: 19

50. Esko Nikkari - köyhän miehen Brando (2001 TV Movie)

68 min | Documentary, Biography

8.3
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Director: Pirkko Frank-Arkimies | Stars: Esko Nikkari, Aki Kaurismäki, Antti Tuuri, Vesa Vierikko

Votes: 12



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