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Kaurismäki, Mika

Overview
Works: 115 works in 244 publications in 8 languages and 2,498 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Film adaptations  Popular music  Songs, Portuguese  Bossa nova (Music)  Biography  Anecdotes  Interviews  Fiction 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Performer, Film editor, Dedicatee, Translator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mika Kaurismäki
Ariel by Aki Kaurismäki( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Finnish and held by 177 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
Moro no Brasil a film by Mika Kaurismäki by Mika Kaurismäki( Visual )
22 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 169 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
Varjoja paratiisissa by Aki Kaurismäki( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Finnish and held by 167 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
Helsinki-Napoli All night long by Mika Kaurismäki( Visual )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 96 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 )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and Portuguese and held by 86 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 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Portuguese and held by 85 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 )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in German and English and held by 79 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
Brasileirinho by Mika Kaurismäki( Visual )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 33 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 )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Undetermined and Finnish and held by 30 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
Mama Africa Miriam Makeba ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miriam Makeba (1932 - 2008) war die erste afrikanische Musikerin, die zum internationalen Star avancierte. Ihr Leben lang setzte sie sich gegen das weisse Apartheid-Regime in ihrer Heimat ein und musste lange Zeit im Exil leben. Mit Hilfe von Harry Belafonte kam sie zunächst in die USA, wo sie u. a. bei der Geburtstagsfeier von John F. Kennedy auftrat, für Marlon Brando sang und mit "Pata Pata" ihren ersten Welthit hatte. Der bewegende Dokumentarfilm zeigt den Lebensweg dieser aussergewöhnlichen Künstlerin, die mehr als 50 Jahre musikalisch für Furore sorgte. ( Quelle: Umschlag)
Sonic Mirror ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 18 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
Zombie and the ghost-train ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 16 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."
Zombie ja kummitusjuna Zombie and the ghost-train ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in Finnish and English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Zombie, a failure at everything in life, tries to get himself a gig with a rock band." Feature film from Finland
Cha Cha Cha by Mika Kaurismäki( Visual )
14 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Komedie
Mama Africa ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Muzikaal portret van de Zuid-Afrikaanse zangeres Miriam Makeba (1932-2008)
I love L.A by Mika Kaurismäki( Visual )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 10 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 No Linguistic content and held by 8 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
Bem-vindo a São Paulo [visões da metrópole em 18 direções] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Portuguese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection of short documentary films about the city of São Paulo
Amazon ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 6 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
Mama Africa ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mama Africa is the biography of the South African singer, Miriam Makeba, who was the first black, African musician to win international stardom. Her music influence artists across the globe, although her style stayed anchored in her South African roots. Makeba was also a vocal campaigner against apartheid. After her involvement with the 1959 documentary "Come back Africa" she was forced into a life in exile from her homeland. This documentary traces her life and music through more than fifty years of performing
 
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Alternative Names
Bambihill, Michael 1955-
Kaurismäki, Mika 1955-
Kaurismi︠a︡ki, Mika
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