January 8, 2009

Tulitikkutehtaan tytto

English Title: The Match Factory Girl
Aki Kaurismaki, Finland, 1990, imdb
Review: 4.0 Uchuvas
Comment: Before saying anything about this film I have to say that Kaurismaki, from my point of view, is mad! No mad in a bad way at all! It's just very unusual to see the types of films he made. He should pay the actors by the number of words they say in a film, so he can save lots of money!!!! L O T S! Anyway, the film: It's Kaurismaki's film that I've liked the most so far! Simple (as his films), black, direct, tough and short... short enough so you don't get bored with the simplicity of the film (I normally get bored with his films after a while). The actress is great! I don't know why I never felt sympathy for her... oh well... I know why now!
Chechu (a Spanish friend) sent this link about Kaurismaki filmatography, if anybody wants to have a look!

2 comments:

CHE said...

yo no sabia que eras tan buena conocedora de kaurismaki... espero que hayas visto tambien "nubes pasajeras" y "Ariel"...

"en Laponia hace frio, pero yo me rio...lalala"

PD: este film es simple aparentemente, para mi es genial que alguien pueda contar una historia en poco mas de una hora sin casi dialogos...puede haber algo mas complicado??

Claudia Henao said...

Simple, en el contexto que lo puse, quiere decir sin muchos adornos... una pelicula que se concentra en mostrar lo minimo para hacernos entender el perfil de cada personaje; simple en el hecho de no maquillar las escenas y personajes mas de lo devido... Talvez por esa "simplicidad" logra hacer una buena pelicula en solo 66 minutos... no crees?