Tulitikkutehtaan tyttö (The Match Factory Girl)
Tulitikkutehtaan tyttö (The Match Factory Girl) (1990)

The Match Factory Girl is a Finnish/ Swedish coproduction. Kati Outinen plays the title character, trapped in a deadly dull job and an even deadlier duller home life. Against her family's wishes, she purchases a bright red dress and… 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

Kati Outinen proves herself the divine muse of minimalism, conveying more emotion with her stony facial expressions than a whole marquee's worth of shrill starlets could manage.

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Anthony Lawrie
Absolutely heartbreaking, The Match Factory Girl is an absolute masterpiece and a fine final instalment in Aki Kaurismäki's outstanding… More
Walter M.
In "The Match Factory Girl," Iris(Kari Outinen) works all day in a factory and comes home at night to tend to her parents(Elina Salo & Esko… More
Dimitris Springer
Kaurismaki's perfection of the 90's.Outinen is a goddess,convincing me that acting is silence,a soundproof collision merged into shattering… More