These BootsThese Boots

by Aki Kaurismäki

These Boots

Synopsis

The history of Finland 1950–69 seen through the eyes of a Leningrad Cowboy as a child. The Leningrad Cowboys version of “These Boots are made for walking” by Nancy Sinatra.

Director

Aki Kaurismäki, writer, director, editor and producer. Born in Finland 4.4.1957, but...

Films as a director:

1981
»The Saimaa Gesture«
(Co-Dir. with Mika Kaurismäki)

1983
»Crime And Punishment«

1985
»Calamari Union«

1986
»Shadows In Paradise«
»Rocky VI« (Short)

1987
»Hamlet Goes Business«
»Thru The Wire« (Short)
»L.A.Woman« (Short)
»Rich Little Bitch« (Short)

1988
»Ariel«

1989
»Leningrad Cowboys Go America«
»Dirty Hands« (TV Film)

1990
»The Match Factory Girl«
»I Hired A Contract Killer«

1991
»Those Were The Days« (Short)
»These Boots« (Short)

1992
»La Vie De Boheme«

1993
»Total Balalaika Show - Helsinki Concert« (Documentary)

1994
»Take Care Of Your Scarf - Tatjana«
»Leningrad Cowboys Meet Moses«

1996
»Drifting Clouds«

1998
»Juha«

2002
»The Man Without A Past«, »Dogs Have No Hell« (Short)

2004
»Bico« (Short)

2006
»Lights In The Dusk«

Cast

The Leningrad Cowboys
Kirsi Tykkyläinen
Jaakko Talaskivi

Crew

Camera: Timo Salminen
Sound: Jouko Lumme
A production of Sputnik Oy

Technical Data

Format: 35 mm / colour
Length: 5 min.

These Boots
These Boots

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