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Calamari Union

Aki Kaurismäki / FI, 1985 / 84 min.

This superbly chaotic blend of Mean Streets and The Marx Brothers is full of surrealist situations and dialogues. Seventeen young Finnish males make their way to Helsinki’s idyllic coastal district Eira in the hope of a life more extraordinary – only they fail.

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Finland 100

The Essential Aki Kaurismäki programme celebrates Finland”s first centenary as an independent country. The Finnish republic was proclaimed on 6 December 1917, not long after the October Revolution in Russia.

Details

Director

Aki Kaurismäki

Production year

1985

Country

FI

Original title

Calamari Union

Length

84 min.

Language

ENG, FIN, SPA

Subtitles

ENG

Format

DCP

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