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Kaurismäki, Mika

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Most widely held works by Mika Kaurismäki
Moro no Brasil : a film by Mika Kaurismäki by Mika Kaurismäki( Visual )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A stirring and passionate documentary, Moro no Brasil showcases the diversity and richness of Brazilian music, far beyond samba and bossa nova. Local musicians, singers and dancers perform a wide variety of musical styles, illustrating the progression of Brazilian music, from the roots of samba to modern rap and funk."--Container
Ariel by Aki Kaurismäki( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Finnish and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A coal miner takes a road trip looking for a way out of financial despair and criminal trouble. He finds unexpected love instead
Varjoja paratiisissa by Aki Kaurismäki( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in Finnish and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An episode in the life of Nikander, a garbage man, involving the death of a co-worker, an affair and much more
The girl king( Visual )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and German and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A depiction of several years in the life of the seventeenth century Queen Kristina of Sweden, the 'Girl King.'
Helsinki-Napoli All night long by Mika Kaurismäki( Visual )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film follows Alex, a Finnish cab driver, with an Italian wife and and a Russian best friend, through a night in Berlin after he stumbles across a couple of corpses and a briefcase full of cash. The gangsters who had been robbed by the cadavers kidnap Alex's twins and try to negotiate an exchange
Tigrero : a film that was never made( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and Portuguese and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel Fuller and Jim Jarmusch visit Villa Santa Isabel on Bananal Island, home of the Karajá Indians, in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, forty years after Fuller was there scouting locations and shooting footage for an action adventure film that was never made
The Sound of Rio : Brasileirinho by Mika Kaurismäki( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Portuguese and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical documentary on the development of choro, a uniquely Brazilian urban music evolved from European, Afro-Brazilian and indigenous roots
L.A. without a map( Visual )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young undertaker in a rural English town leads a droll existence until a budding American actress walks into his life. He follows her back to Los Angeles where they fall in and out of love against the backdrop of the movie industry
Mama Africa Miriam Makeba( Visual )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Muzikaal portret van de Zuid-Afrikaanse zangeres Miriam Makeba (1932-2008)
Brasileirinho by Mika Kaurismäki( Visual )

24 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Partez pour un voyage musical enivrant et découvrez les talents d'aujourd'hui à travers les rues, les places et les bars de Rio : virtuosité d'une guitare, chaleur des gafieiras où se chante et se danse le Choro, improvisation d'une clarinette ou d'un tambourin ... Cette musique est bien vivante!
Road North( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in Finnish and Undetermined and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een man die 35 jaar niets van zich heeft laten horen neemt zijn zoon mee op een autotocht naar het noorden
Zombie and the ghost-train( Visual )

11 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A punk-tinged comedy about a bass player and his down-and-out life, trying to get a gig with the Ghost Train, a band that's "seen but never heard."
Sonic Mirror( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verslag van een reis langs diverse projecten en landen van de jazz- en fusion-drummer Billy Cobham waarbij het effect van de ritmes op zowel straatkinderen, autisten als andere mensen naar voren komt
Cha Cha Cha by Mika Kaurismäki( Visual )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der obdachlose und alkoholkranke Matti erwartet nichts mehr von der Zukunft. Da erhält er die Nachricht, dass eine reiche Tante in den USA ausgerechnet ihn als Erben eingesetzt hat
I love L.A by Mika Kaurismäki( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Bradford, ville industrielle du Yorkshire, Richard a hérité de l'entreprise de pompes funèbres familiale. Lors d'un enterrement, son regard croise celui d'une jeune fille de rêve. C'est Barbara, californienne, jeune actrice sublime comme il n'en existe qu'à Los Angeles. Richard plaque tout pour la retrouver. Il traverse l'Atlantique à la poursuite de l'amour et d'une carrière de scénariste
Condition red by Mika Kaurismäki( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dan is a prison guard on the edge of breaking. Demoted to the women's section of a maximum security prison, he is seduced by a streetwise female prisoner. When she becomes pregnant by him, he masterminds a daring prison breakout. Unfortunately, outside the walls, things are not as they see, to be, with deadly results"--Container
Arvottomat by Mika Kaurismäki( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in Finnish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A criminal, his friend and his former girlfriend find their lives intertwining with each other: a sad tale of certain emotionally vulnerable men and women who are not able to form meaningful, constructive relationships in order to procure emotional richness their dull, drab and disorderly lives
Amazon by Paul Boorstin( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of his wife, a businessman seeks a new life with his 2 children in Rio de Janeiro. Fleeing from his creditors, he finds himself struggling for existence in the depths of the Amazon rain forest
Un conte finlandais by Mika Kaurismäki( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in Finnish and French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Matti, inspecteur de police, Erkki, photographe, et Rauno, acteur, tous trois âgés de 51 ans, sont amis d'enfance et ne se sont pas vu depuis très longtemps. Ils se rencontrent par hasard à Helsinki la veille de Noël et passent la nuit ensemble dans un karaoké. La situation va prendre un tournant dramatique quand une femme mystérieuse entre dans le bar ..." [Source : jaquette]
Crime & punishment by Pierre Chenal( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Finnish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kaurismäki's first feature follows the descent into crime of Rahikainan, a slaughterhouse worker and former law student, who murders a businessman and then begins a tense game of cat and mouse with the police. Effectively updating Dostoevsky's great novel to 1980's Helsinki, this remarkably assured debut offers a sharp critique of Finnish society
 
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Alternative Names
Bambihill, Michael 1955-

Kaurismäki, Mika 1955-

Kaurismi︠a︡ki, Mika

Kaurismiaki, Mika 1955-

Mika Kaurismäki director de cine finlandés

Mika Kaurismäki director de cinema finlandès

Mika Kaurismäki finländsk regissör

Mika Kaurismäki Finnischer Filmregisseur

Mika Kaurismäki Finnish film director

Mika Kaurismäki Fins scenarioschrijver

Mika Kaurismäki réalisateur finnois

Mika Kaurismäki regista, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico finlandese

Каурисмяки, Мика

카우리스마키, 미카 1955-

ミカ・カウリスマキ

米卡·考里斯馬基

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