Original Title: Le Havre
Finland, France, Germany/ 2011/ 93 min

Director: Aki Kaurismäki
Producer: Aki Kaurismäki, Reinhard Brundig
Production Company: Sputnik, Pyramide Productions
Cinematography: Timo Salminen
Scriptwriter: Aki Kaurismäki
Editor: Timo Linnasaio
Music Composer: Erik Lindström
Language: French
Main Cast: Andre Wilms, Kati Outinen, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Blondin Miguel
Kurdistan Premiere

 




Synopsis

When an African boy arrives by cargo ship in the port city of Le Havre, an aging shoe shiner takes pity on the child and welcomes him into his home.

Demê korekê Efrîqî bi rêya gemiyeka barhelgir di gehîte bendera bajarê Le Havre, dilê buyaxçîyekê pîr di mînte bi wî korî ve û dibete nava mala xwe de.


Director’s Biography

Aki Kaurismäki was born in 1957 in Orimattila, Finland. He gained worldwide attention with ‘Leningrad Cowboys Go America’. In 1989 he emigrated with his wife to Portugal.

Aki Kaurismäki di sala 1957 ê de li Orimattila, Finlanda ji dayk buye. Bi filmê xwe ‘Leningrad Cowboys Go America’ serinca nêvdewletî bo xwe rakêşaye. Li sala 1989ê di gel hevjîna xwe kuçberî Portugal buye.


Filmography

2006 Lights in the Dusk
2002 The Man Without a Past
1989 Leningrad Cowboys Go America
1983 Crime and Punishment