Drifting Clouds

Kauas pilvet karkaava
by Aki Kaurismäki 1h36min Finland 1995
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Drifting Clouds
by Aki Kaurismäki

Tram driver Lauri loses his job. Shortly later, the restaurant where his wife Ilona works as a head waitress is closed. Too proud to receive money from the social welfare system, they strive to find new jobs. But they are completely unlucky and clumsy, one disaster is followed by the next.

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[ MP4 HD - Stéréo 2.0 ]


  • Kati Outinen : Ilona
  • Matti Onnismaa : Forsström
  • Kari Väänänen : Lauri
  • Markku Peltola : Lajunen
  • Sakari Kuosmanen : Melartin
  • Elina Salo : Madame Sjöholm
  • And with: Matti Pellonpää, Shelley Fisher, Pauli Granfelt, Markus Allan


  • Director Aki Kaurismäki
  • Scenario Aki Kaurismäki
  • Photo director Timo Salminen
  • Set Design Markku Pätilä, Jukka Salmi
  • Costume Design Tuula Hilkamo
  • Sound Jouko Lumme
  • Editing Aki Kaurismäki
  • Original music Shelley Fisher
  • Producer Aki Kaurismäki
  • Co-producer Reinhard Brundig, Eila Werning, Fabienne Vonier
  • Production Compagny Sputnik Oy
  • Distributor LMC

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,85:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixDolby
  • Production1995
  • Release date for France10/02/1996
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorColors
  • LanguageFinnish
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