Mika Kaurismäki’s first film The Liar (1980) marked the beginning of the cinema of the Kaurismäkis and started a new era in the Finnish cinema. The film was an overnight sensation, when first shown at the Tampere Film Festival in Finland. (more)

Yellow Affair sells Mika Kaurismäki’s films (more)

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KRISTINA in development (more) THE KING – JARI LITMANEN
premiered (more)
Tie Pohjoiseen
ROAD NORTH is a success (more)
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MAMA AFRICA travels again (more)   BROTHERS premiered (more)

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