Ariel
Ariel (1988)

This Finnish road comedy is the handiwork of the gifted young producer/ director Aki Kaurismaki, who after fifteen years in the business is still considered a "promising" talent in some hard-to-please circles. Turo Pajala plays an… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 23, 2008
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Anton Bitel
Eye for Film

a compelling blend of gritty realism and escapist fantasy

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Stefanie C
Signature imagery and themes, delivered with deadpan humor, this is my favorite Kaurismaki film. Subtle, yet hilarious!
Walter M.
"Ariel" starts with a mine closing for the last time in northern Finland. An old man shoots himself, leaving his son Taisto(Tujo Pajala) the… More