Film

Le Havre: a new film by Finnish director Aki Kaurisamaki

I’ve been getting into the films of the Finnish director Aki Kaurisamaki lately. I’m a bit of a newbie as I only discovered him through his recent film, Le Havre (his first French language film), which is a story about a border-line alcoholic elderly shoe shiner who befriends and helps a young African refugee. His films touch on real emotion and depth, without ever becoming sentimental or trite. It’s something I’ve been enjoying in films lately, this lack of irony: sincere story telling that comes from a place of tenderness and admiration for its subject. He also has a serious love for mid-20th century rock n’ roll, which helps.

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