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732 Ratings

Shadows in Paradise

Varjoja paratiisissa

Directed by Aki Kaurismäki
Finland, 1986
Comedy, Romance

Synopsis

Lonely garbageman Nikander (Matti Pellonpää) finds himself directionless after losing his friend and co-worker to a sudden heart attack; unlikely redemption comes in the form of plain supermarket cashier Ilona (Kati Outinen), with whom he begins a tentative love affair.

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Shadows in Paradise Directed by Aki Kaurismäki

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1987

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