By Pietari Kaeaepae

The flicks of Aki and Mika Kaurismäki are a part of a globalising Finnish cinema, tough traditional parameters at each flip. This paintings examines the flicks that the Kaurismäkis produced, separately and in collaboration, among 1981 and 1995 - movies which mobilise a variety of tips on how to replicate, criticise, counteract and give a contribution to the globalisation of Finnish society within the period of past due capitalist improvement. This paintings presents an in-depth research of those motion pictures, exploring the cultured and narrative content material of the flicks in addition to their creation and reception in Finland. The theoretical scope of the paintings situates the flicks not just within the box of transnational cinema, but in addition that of ‘post-national’ cinema. Exploring the Kaurismäkis’ motion pictures in a post-national framework issues to new, emergent understandings of either the fragility and the endurance of nationwide tradition and id in a globalising global.

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