Aki Kaurismaki

Aki Kaurismaki's Profile

Full Name :

Aki Olavi Kaurismäki

Other Name's :

Aki Olavi Kaurismäki

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth :

4th April 1957

Age:

59

Height :

6' 4¾" (1.95 m)

Born Place :

Orimattila, Finland

Occupation:

Screenwriter, film director.

Personal Details

  • Mother's : -
  • Father's : -
  • Sibling's : Mika Kaurismäki
  • Education : University of Tampere
  • Residence : -
  • Spouse : Paula Oinonen
  • Children's : -
Zodiac Sign N/A
Marital Status Married
Languages English
Genres N/A

Aki Kaurismaki Filmography:

  • Crime and Punishment, 1983
  • Calamari Union, 1985
  • Shadows in Paradise, 1986
  • Hamlet Goes Business, 1987
  • Ariel, 1988
  • Likaiset kädet (Les mains sales), 1989 (production for Finnish TV)
  • Leningrad Cowboys Go America, 1989
  • The Match Factory Girl, 1990
  • I Hired a Contract Killer, 1990
  • La Vie de Bohème, 1992
  • Take Care of Your Scarf, Tatiana, 1994
  • Leningrad Cowboys Meet Moses, 1994
  • Drifting Clouds, 1996
  • Juha, 1999
  • The Man Without a Past, 2002
  • Lights in the Dusk, 2006
  • Le Havre, 2011[3]

Awards And Nominations

  • ACCEC Awards
    • Best Foreign Film (Kaurismäki, won)
  • Academy Awards
    • Best Foreign Language Film (nominated)
  • Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards
    • Best Foreign Film (nominated)
  • Bangkok International Film Festival
    • Best Actress (Outinen, won)
    • Best Screenplay (Kaurismäki, won)
    • Best Film (Kaurismäki, nominated)
  • Bodil Awards
    • Best Non-American Film (Kaurismäki, nominated)
  • Camerimage
    • Golden Frog (Salminen, nominated)
  • Cannes Film Festival
    • Best Actress (Outinen, won)
    • Grand Prize of the Jury (Kaurismäki, won)
    • Prize of the Ecumenical Jury (Kaurismäki, won)
    • Golden Palm (Kaurismäki, nominated)
    • Palm Dog (Tähti, won)
  • Chicago Film Critics Association Awards
    • Best Foreign Language Film (nominated)
  • Chlotrudis Awards
    • Best Screenplay - Original (Kaurismäki, nominated)
  • Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain
    • Best Foreign Film (nominated)
  • César Awards
    • Best European Union Film (nominated)
  • European Film Awards
      Audience Award - Best Director (Kaurismäki, nominated)
    • Best Actor (Peltola, nominated)
    • Best Actress (Outinen, nominated)
    • Best Cinematographer (Salminen, nominated)
    • Best Director (Kaurismäki, nominated)
    • Best Film (Kaurismäki, nominated)
    • Best Screenwriter (Kaurismäki, nominated)
  • Fajr Film Festival
    • International Competition - Best Screenplay (Kaurismäki, won)
  • Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards
    • Best Foreign-Language Film (nominated)
  • Flanders International Film Festival
    • Grand Prix (Kaurismäki, won)
  • Guldbagge Awards
    • Best Foreign Film (won)
  • Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists
    • Best Director - Foreign Film (Kaurismäki, nominated)
  • Jussi Awards
    • Best Film (won)
    • Best Actress (Outinen, won)
    • Best Cinematography (Salminen, won)
    • Best Direction (Kaurismäki, won)
    • Best Editing (Linnasalo, won)
    • Best Script (Kaurismäki, won)
    • Best Actor (Peltola, nominated)
  • Lübeck Nordic Film Days
    • Audience Prize (Kaurismäki, won)
  • National Society of Film Critics Awards
    • Best Foreign Language Film (won)
  • Nordic Council
    • Nordic Council's Film Prize (Kaurismäki, won)
  • Palm Springs International Film Festival
    • FIPRESCI Prize (Kaurismäki, won)
  • Robert Festival
    • Best Non-American Film (Kaurismäki, nominated)
  • San Sebastián International Film Festival
    • FIPRESCI Film of the Year (Kaurismäki, won)