Aki Kaurismäki
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1957
Birth Place:
Finland

Biography

The younger member of Finland's most prolific and irreverent filmmaking team, Aki Kaurismäki, together with older brother Mika, virtually invented the "new Finnish cinema." In complete control of their own company, Villealfa (named in honor of Jean-Luc Godard's Alphaville), the Kaurismäki brothers produced fascinating, steadfastly eccentric films with astonishing frequency, beginning with The Liar...