Adrian Martin's essay "Poetic Realism and a Few Drinks"

Welcome to our Aki Kaurismäki website!

This is a website about the Finnish film director Aki Kaurismäki, created and maintained by Orimattila Town Library. The purpose of this website is to awaken interest for the artistic work of Aki Kaurismäki.

Aki Kaurismäki nominated as Academician

Film director Aki Kaurismäki is the new Academician of Art. President of Finland Tarja Halonen confirmed the nomination proposed by the Arts Council of Finland on May 23, 2008.

Aki Kaurismäki festival 5.-9.10.2011 in Prague

Aki Kaurismäki Festival displays his complete filmography including his new film Le Havre that had a premiere on this year’s festival in Cannes.

Gabri Ródenas's article "The Poetry of Silence"