TSUTAYA's Masterpiece Rediscovery Presents Aki Kaurismäk's Leningrad Cowboys Go AmericaS - The 7th Down Town Taito International Comedy Film Festival
TSUTAYA's Masterpiece Rediscovery Presents Aki Kaurismäk's "Leningrad Cowboys Go America"

15 September 2014 (Mon NH)  Open17:45/Start18:00
Tokyo Kinema Club 

TSUTAYA’s Masterpiece Rediscovery Presents Aki Kaurismäk’s Leningrad Cowboys Go Americaの画像

This is the second installment of our tie-up event with TSUTAYA’s Masterpiece Rediscovery, which introduces entertaining movies selected from hidden and long-forgotten titles by 100 movie lovers. Enter the world of deadpan comedy of Finnish directorial geniusAki Kaurismäk.We’ll take a closer look at Kaurismäk and Finland in a discussion session featuring Naoko Ogigami, director of “Kamome Diner”, the first Japanese film to be shot entirely in Finland.


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[Prices] Advance 1300yen/ At the door 1,500yen/ General seating

Leningrad Cowboys Go America
(1989/Finland|Sweden/79min./Distrubyted by EUROSPACE Inc.)
Director:Aki Kaurismäk
Cast:Matti Pellonpää, the Leningrad Cowboys

A road movie about a funky looking rock band, the Leningrad Cowboys, with their trademark pompadour hair styles with sunglasses and super-pointy shoes. They were tricked by their unrighteous manager to travel from their home in the Siberian tundra to America to seek fame and fortune.

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