Fallen Leaves

Fallen Leaves

January 5, 2024
Two lonely hearts meet at a karaoke bar.

Details About the Film

Aki Kaurismäki’s 20th feature film in 40 years, Fallen Leaves, continues his legacy of proletariat protagonists, canine companions, and deadpan delights. In modern-day Helsinki, grocery clerk Ansa (Alma Pöysti) and construction laborer Holappa (Jussi Vatanen) find instant connection at a karaoke bar. However, Holappa loses Ansa’s phone number—the first obstacle of many to come in their “will they/won’t they'' relationship. Fallen Leaves is a rousing tragicomedy about two people determined to find love, happiness, and stability in their precarious world.

Director(s): Aki Kaurismäki
Starring: Alma Pöysti, Jussi Vatanen, Janne Hyytiäinen, Nuppu Koivu
Year Released: 2023
Runtime: 81 minutes
Country: Finland, Germany
Language(s): Finnish and Arabic with English subtitles
Accessibility Options: ListenTech (Hearing Impaired / Personal Amplified Audio Receiver w/optional T-Coil loop)Fidelio (Visually Impaired / Personal Descriptive Audio Device with optional T-Coil loop)
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