Director: AKI KAURISMÄKI

2023, Finland, Germany, 81min.

Language: Finnish w/ English subtitles

Cast: ALMA PÖYSTI, JUSSI VATANEN, JANNE HYYTIÄINEN, NUPPU KOIVU

 

Award-winning filmmaker Aki Kaurismäki (Le Havre, The Other Side of Hope) makes a masterful return with FALLEN LEAVES, a timeless, hopeful and ultimately satisfying love story about two lonely souls’ path to happiness – and the numerous hurdles they encounter along the way. Set in contemporary Helsinki, and shot through with Kaurismäki’s typically playful, idiosyncratic style and deadpan humor, this tender romantic tragicomedy is a timely reminder of the potency of movie-going from one of cinema’s living legends. Winner of the Jury Prize at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival.


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