Juha Aki Kaurismäki

Creative Work — Silent Films Readings


Juha is based on the homonymous novel of 1911 of the Finnish writer Juhani Aho. Juha and Marja live happily in the countryside until the arrival of a businessman whose car has broken down. While Juha repairs the car, Shemeikka tries to convince Marja to escape with him to the great city, seducing her with riches and a life full of emotions.