Take care of your scarf, Tatiana
In this ultimately minimalist road movie Valto, a tailor with a craving for coffee and Reino, a professional vodka guzzler, drive to Estonia to bring home hitchhikers Klaudia and Tatiana. Kaurismäki’s anti-romantic tale is both hilarious and touching.
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.