The Match Factory Girl / Tulitikkutehtaan tyttö

Aki Kaurismäki Director: Aki Kaurismäki
Cast list: Kati Outinen, Elina Salo, Esko Nikkari, Vesa Vierikko, Reijo Taipale, Silu Seppälä, Outi Mäenpää
Screenplay: Aki Kaurismäki
Director of Photography: Timo Salminen
Editor: Aki Kaurismäki
Producer: Katinka Faragó, Aki Kaurismäki, Klas Olofsson
Distribution: The Finnish Film Foundation
Rights: The Finnish Film Foundation
Country: Finland, Sweden
Year: 1990
Running time: 70
Presentation format: 35 mm
Language: Finnish
Subtitles: Czech, English
Movie synopsis: Iris's life is ploddingly boring. She works at a match factory and gives a part of her very modest salary to her alcoholic mother. She is neither beautiful nor popular; she lives without friends or a lover. Yet one day, she buys a new dress without knowing that it will turn her life upside down. However, not every man you meet is the right one and not every romance has a happy ending. The final part of Aki Kaurismäki's three-part masterpiece about proletariat (Shadows in Paradise, Ariel, The Match Factory Girl) is a completely hypnotic experience, dominated especially by the unforgettable performance of Kati Outinen as Iris.
Awards and Nominations: Berlinale (1990) - Interfilm Award (Aki Kaurismäki), OCIC Awards – Honorable Mention * Jussi Awards (1991) - Best Direction, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress

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