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A.k.a.
The Match Factory Girl
Year
1990
Runtime
69 min.
Director
Aki Kaurismäki
Genres
Drama, Comedy
Rating *
7.6
Votes *
5,823
Checks
1,552
Favs
163
Dislikes
9
Favs/checks
10.5% (1:10)
Favs/dislikes
18:1
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  1. chryzsh's avatar

    chryzsh

    The ability Aki has of conveying emotion with such a style in only an hour is magnificent 2 years 10 months ago
  2. mi-16evil's avatar

    mi-16evil

    What a fascinating film. It's a predictably depressing subject, but there's such a unique way Kaurismäki portrays this story. It reminded me a lot of Bresson or Italian neo-realism, but it had a much more subdued style. Quite interesting. 7 years 3 months ago
  3. MilenaFlaherty's avatar

    MilenaFlaherty

    A gut wrenching film. The ending made such perfect, ironic sense! 2 years 2 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #22 in Yle News' Best Finnish Films of All Time
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  2. This movie ranks #44 in Criterion's Eclipse Collection
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  3. This movie ranks #286 in Harvard University's Suggested Film Viewing List: Narrative Films (2012)
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  4. This movie ranks #385 in Roger Ebert: the great movies
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  5. This movie ranks #519 in Sight and Sound 2012 - Combined List
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  6. This movie ranks #548 in The Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made
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  7. This movie ranks #881 in They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?
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