Kaurismaki brings dry laughs to story of the refugee crisis
CANNES FILM FESTIVAL 2010: A droll battle cry for the downtrodden, Aki Kaurismäki’s Le Havre expertly turns France’s contemporary humanitarian crisis into a retro-themed resistance fable, with sufficient optimism and wit to counterbalance its...
Kaurismaki makes dour battlers funny.
What is it about films set around restaurants that makes them so wonderful? Aki Kaurismaki's Drifting Clouds is his most optimistic, his sweetest film yet; but that typical Finnish gloom has its place in his story.