Viestur Kairish

Viesturs Kairish talks about love, language and humour in ‘The Sign Painter’

“It was a political and aesthetic choice to shoot in Lagalian Latvian.”

gracious night still courtesy of Marianna Films

Mika Kaurismäki on why he hit the bar in lockdown with ‘Gracious Night’

A planned shoot in Dubai became a lockdown film in the bar the Finnish director owns in Helsinki.