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Aki Kaurismaki Biography
Aki Kaurismäki (born April 4, 1957) is a Finnish film director.

Aki Kaurismäki started his career as a co-director in the films of his elder brother Mika Kaurismäki. His worldwide fame has increased through his collaboration, in several of his films, with the Leningrad Cowboys.

His movie The Man Without a Past won the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival in 2002 and was nominated for an Academy Award in the Foreign Language category in 2003.

Short films
Rock'y IV, 1986 (8 min)
Through the Wire, 1987 (6 min)
Rich Little Bitch, 1987 (6 min)
L.A. Woman, 1987 (5 min)
Those Were The Days, 1991 (5 min)
These Boots, 1992 (5 min)
Välittäjä, 1996?

Saimaa-ilmiö (Saimaa Gesture), 1981
Total Balalaika Show, 1994

Fiction films
Rikos ja Rangaistus (Crime and Punishment), 1983
Calamari Union, 1985
Varjoja paratiisissa (Shadows in Paradise), 1986
Hamlet liikemaailmassa (Hamlet Goes Business), 1987
Ariel, 1988
Likaiset kädet (Les mains sales), 1989 (production for Finnish TV)
Leningrad Cowboys Go America, 1989
Tulitikkutehtaan tyttö (The Match Factory Girl), 1990
I hired a contract Killer, 1990
Boheemielämää (La vie de bohème), 1992
Pidä huivista kiinni, Tatjana (Take Care of Your Scarf, Tatyana), 1994
Leningrad Cowboys Meet Moses, 1994
Kauas pilvet karkaavat (Drifting Clouds), 1996
Juha, 1999
Mies vailla menneisyyttä (The Man Without a Past) (2002)
Dogs Have No Hell (a 10 minute episode in the collaborative film Ten Minutes Older - The Trumpet), 2002
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