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3.9
1,241 Ratings

The Match Factory Girl

Tulitikkutehtaan tyttö

Directed by Aki Kaurismäki
Finland, 1990
Comedy, Drama

Synopsis

Kati Outinen is memorably impenetrable as Iiris, whose grinding days as a cog in a factory wheel, and nights as a neglected daughter living with her parents, ultimately send her over the edge. The Match Factory Girl closes out the “Proletariat Trilogy” with a bang—and a whimper.

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The Match Factory Girl Directed by Aki Kaurismäki

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1990 | Honorable Mention: OCIC Award (Forum)

Toronto International Film Festival

1990

San Francisco International Film Festival

1991

New York Film Festival

1990

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