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Aki Kaurismäki

Hamlet liikemaailmassa (Hamlet Goes Business)

Edition 1988
89' - 1987 - Drama, Comedy, Romance - Dialogue: Finnish
Director: Aki Kaurismäki With: Pirkka-Pekka Petelius, Esko Salminen, Kati Outinen
A bizarre black-and-white film noir reworking of Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'. After the death of his father, young Hamlet inherits a seat on the board of a company controlled by his uncle that decides to move into the rubber duck market. But Hamlet is suspicious of the circumstances surrounding his father's death...

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Credits

Director

Aki Kaurismäki

With

Pirkka-Pekka Petelius, Esko Salminen, Kati Outinen

Scenario

Aki Kaurismäki

Director of Photography

Timo Salminen

Editor

Raija Talvio

Producer

Aki Kaurismäki

More information

Dialogue

Finnish

Countries of production

Finland

Screenplay based on

"Hamlet" (William Shakespeare)

Year

1987

Filmography

Aki Kaurismäki
The Saimaa Gesture (1981), Jackpot 2 (short, 1982), The Worthless (1982), Crime and Punishment (1983), The Clan - Tale of the Frogs (1984), Viimeiset rotannahat (1985), Calamari Union (1985), Rocky VI (short, 1986), Shadows in Paradise (1986), Hamlet Goes Business (1987), Ariel (1988), Leningrad Cowboys Go America (1989), The Match Factory Girl (1990), I Hired a Contract Killer (1990), The Bohemian Life (1992), Take Care of Your Scarf, Tatiana (1994), Total Balalaika Show (1994), Leningrad Cowboys Meet Moses (1994), Iron Horsemen (1994), Drifting Clouds (1996), Employment Agent (short, 1996), Juha (1999), Vera, nadezhda, krov' (2000), The Man Without a Past (2002), Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet (2002), Visions of Europe (2004), Lights in the Dusk (2006), To Each His Own Cinema (2007), The Foundry (short, 2007), Le Havre (2011), 60 Seconds of Solitude in Year Zero (2011), Centro Histórico (2012), O Tasqueiro (short, 2012), Juice Leskinen & Grand Slam: Bluesia Pieksämäen asemalla (short, 2013), The Other Side of Hope (2017), Fallen Leaves (2023)

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