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Aki Kaurismäki is a Finnish film writer, director, actor and producer. Together with his older brother, filmmaker Mika Kaurismäki, he founded the production and distribution company Villealfa. He's a graduate in Media Studies from the University of Tampere, Finland.
April 4, 1957, Orimattila, Finland
1983 Crime and PunishmentScreenplay and Director 1986 Shadows in ParadiseDirector and Screenplay 1988 ArielProducer, Screenplay, and Director 1989 Leningrad Cowboys Go AmericaStory, Director, Producer, and Screenplay 1990 The Match Factory GirlProducer, Director, Editor, and Screenplay 1990 I Hired a Contract KillerEditor, Screenplay, Producer, Director, and Man Selling Dark Glasses (uncredited) 1992 La Vie de BohèmeWriter, Producer, and Director 1994 Take Care of Your Scarf, TatianaEditor, Director, Producer, and Screenplay 1996 Drifting CloudsProducer, Director, Editor, and Screenplay 1999 JuhaWriter, Producer, Director, and Editor 2002 The Man Without a PastProducer, Director, Scenario Writer, and Writer 2006 Lights in the DuskWriter, Director, Editor, and Producer 2007 To Each His Own CinemaDirector and Producer 2011 Le HavreDirector, Producer, and Writer 2017 The Other Side of HopeProducer, Director, and WriterLimited to the 15 most popular items