Antti “Zombie” Autiomaa does two things well: play the bass guitar and drink. Read More »
Tag Archives: Mika Kaurismäki
A criminal, his friend and his former girlfriend find their lives intertwining with each other. Read More »
The Liar (1981) Mika Kaurismäki, Aki Kaurismäki, Pirkko Hämäläinen, Juuso Hirvikangas, Comedy, Drama
Talkative, hyperactive young drifter Ville Alfa goes around Helsinki, basically trying to borrow money from friends Read More »
Tigrero: A Film That Was Never Made (1994) Mika Kaurismäki, Samuel Fuller, Jim Jarmusch, Documentary, Drama
In 1993, Sam Fuller takes Jim Jarmusch on a trip into Brazil’s Mato Grosso, up the River Araguaia to the village of Santa Isabel Do Morro, where 40 years before, Zanuck had sent Fuller to scout a location and write a script for a movie based on a tigrero, a jaguar hunter. Sam hopes to find people who remember him, and he takes film he shot in 1954. He’s Rip Van Winkle, and, indeed, a great deal changed in the village. There are televisions, watches, and brick houses. But, the same Karajá culture awaits as well. He gathers the villagers to show his old film footage, and people recognize friends and relatives, thanking Fuller for momentarily bringing them back to life.
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Alex is Finlander married to an Italian who works as a taxi driver in Berlin. One night in his taxi come two men with a briefcase full of money. Unluckily for Alex, they are being chased by gangsters whose money was stolen. During the shooting, they get killed, and he must get rid of their bodies.
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