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Acclaimed as one of Aki Kaurismäki's most accomplished early films, Ariel follows the exploits of the laconic Taisto, a newly-unemployed Lapland miner who sets off in a Cadillac convertible for a fresh start in Helsinki. Joined in his odyssey by meter maid Irmeli and her young son, Taitso's plans take a series of unexpected turns in this dryly comic and satirical melange of road movie and film noir.


Aki Kaurismäki


DVD catalogue number: ART350-2DVD



Out now on DVD

Part of The Aki Kaurismäki Collection Vol. 1

GENRE: Drama

DIRECTOR: Aki Kaurismäki

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