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Films By Mika Kaurismäki

Honey Baby Finland'You aren't washed up until you're washed up in a small town in Germany.' With these words of comic despair, our anti-hero Tom agrees to tour Russian backwater towns with his set of melancholy acoustic ballads. Stuck in Europe and completely overlooked by fame, the American ... Read more
At the age of 22, Richard has inherited his father's undertaking business in Bradford. During a burial, his life is turned upside-down when he meets Barbara, a beautiful young aspiring actress from Los Angeles. Leaving behind the mundane and ghoulish funeral trade and a shrewish girlfriend, Richard ... Read more
Take Buena Vista Social Club, pump the volume up to 11 (Spinal Tap style), and crank the colour beyond garish. This musical road movie is a 4,000km journey of discovery into the musicians, singers and dancers in Rio de Janeiro, Pernambuco and Bahia - three Brazilian states that symbolise Brazil's ... Read more
In 1954, Sam Fuller went to Brazil, into the Amazonian rain forest with a 16mm camera scouting locations for his adventure film, Tigrero, to star John Wayne, Ava Gardner and Tyrone Power. Fuller's inspiration - "A white bird on the river is seized by a crocodile. Blood brings a school of piranha ... Read more
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