Match Factory Girl

This blackly comic minimalist masterpiece stars Kati Outinen as Iiris, a shy and dowdy young woman stuck in a dead-end job on a match factory production line.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS FILM IS IN FINNISH, WITH DUTCH SUBTITLES.
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She dreams of finding love at the local dancehall, but finds her attempts constantly foiled by her selfish parents and the callous behaviour of her would-be suitors. Finding herself pregnant after a one-night stand and abandoned by the father, Iiris finally decides the time has come to get even and she begins to plot her revenge. 

N.B: This film is preceded by a screening of the short film VALIMO (Aki Kaurismäki, Finland 2007, 4 min.).

Aki Kaurismaki, Finland, Sweden, 1990, 68 min. , Dutch subtitles. With Kati Outinen, Elina Salo, Esko Nikkari, Vesa Vierikko, Reijo Taipale.
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