Shadows in Paradise
Filmfest 1987

Helsinki. Nikander is a garbage truck driver, Ilona a supermarket cashier. Their love story unfolds between spring and autumn1986. It is a film about losers, about the necessity of love, and about humility, dignity and pride. The first film of the ‘Pro-letarian Trilogy’ (followed by "Ariel“ and "The Match Factory Girl“).

tags: Feature film

Cast: Matti Pellonpää, Kati Outinen, Sakari Kuosmanen, Esko Nikkari, Kylli Köngäs


Director: Aki Kaurismäki