Two lost souls meet in the universe of Kaurusmäki
In modern-day Helsinki, two lonely souls in search of love meet by chance in a karaoke bar. However, their path to happiness is beset by obstacles – from lost phone numbers to mistaken addresses, alcoholism, and a charming stray dog.
Fallen Leaves is a typical Kaurusmäki, with his well-known framing, use of color and dry humor. According to him this is his most personal movie yet. He won the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival.