Release date21 October 1988 (1988-10-21) Initial releaseOctober 21, 1988 (Finland) Film seriesKaurismakis Proletariat Trilogy AwardsNational Society of Film Critics Award for Best Foreign Language Film CastTuro Pajala (Taisto Olavi Kasurinen), Susanna Haavisto (Irmeli Katariina Pihlaja), Matti Pellonpää (Mikkonen), Eetu Hilkamo (Riku) Similar moviesThe Shawshank Redemption, Lost Highway, Barbed Wire Dolls, Dead Man Walking, Papillon, Jackson County Jail
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Ariel is a 1988 Finnish drama film directed and written by Aki Kaurismäki. The film tells the story of Taisto Kasurinen (Turo Pajala), a Finnish coal miner who must find a way to live in the big city after the mine closes and his father, also a miner, commits suicide.
Taisto's friend is played by Matti Pellonpää, an actor who appeared in many of Kaurismäki's early films.
This is the second film in Kaurismäki's Proletariat Trilogy (Shadows in Paradise, Ariel, and The Match Factory Girl). The trilogy has been released on Region One DVD by Criterion, in their Eclipse box-sets. The film is included in the 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die list. The film was entered into the 16th Moscow International Film Festival where Turo Pajala won the Bronze St. George for Best Actor.
Film theory ariel is related to hercules disney s connected universe