Life is never for despair

Eve 2022-10-04 02:46:47

From the first shot I guessed that this should be a good movie that I like.

Untidy floors, crude stairs, slightly dim light, projections beside the stairs, the lines of the whole picture are simple and simple, the curtain is pulled open to tell the audience that the story begins. Then, the shadow of the character first appeared in the lens, the picture changed from stillness to movement, and the character slowly appeared. This small detail made the picture lighter. After that, I had to pay attention to every set, every color in the shot, and come to the conclusion that it was exquisite to perfection. The camera angle is really impeccable because you can't think of a better shot than that. The rhythm of the shots is smooth, and the language of the shots is deep and restrained, as calm and clear as the Nordic sky.

Casserini is a hapless and lucky little person living at the bottom of society, even less than a bottle of mineral water in the supermarket. Unfortunately, he was unemployed as a miner. Fortunately, after losing his job, he got a convertible Cadillac given to him by the boss. Driving in an open-top car, Casserini begins to find a new life, a journey that is both fantastically lost and exciting. If it weren't for the unfortunate fact that he was robbed of his only 8,000 marks by two robbers, he would not have appeared on the pier empty-handed looking for a job, and he would not have been lucky enough to meet Irimarie, this love that came too quickly. . At the time, I was still thinking, driving a good car is easy to get a girl, and then the plot overturned this idea, hah~ Next, Casserini was like a curse and met with bad luck again, and robbed him of money. When he was a robber, he thought he could get the money back, but during the fight, he was mistakenly thought by the police that he was carrying a knife and was sentenced to serve a year in prison. Xi's roommate, Mick Koni, was unfortunate enough to go to prison, but it was because of this that he discovered the true love of Irimary for him, and this true love made the two inmates can no longer endure prison life.

From the jailbreak, the subsequent episodes are full of idealization in my opinion. First they escaped perfectly, without any imagined possible obstacles. The actor who played Mick Koni was so dazzling, especially when he was in a suit and leather shoes, with his back combed and his glasses on, his neat and imposing attire always looked so funny and incongruous. This image contrasts too much with his image in prison, where Mick Kony is more like a mental patient. The prison looked like a mental hospital when the doctor in a long white coat brought him medicine. After being released from prison, Mick Kony was clear-headed, thoughtful, chivalrous and brave. Combined with the previous, Casserini was innocently imprisoned, and the social institutions of the whole country seemed to be mentally ill and full of pretense. At that time, Finland was advertised as a country with a fairly sound social security system, but there was no way out for the life of the underprivileged, and trying to live an honest life brought despair.

Casserini is an ill-fated but lovely man. If he hadn't worked hard as a miner, the boss wouldn't have given him a limousine. He didn't splurge, saving 8,000 marks in a low-paying job. He was robbed of money because he easily trusted others and had no grudge against others. Here, the neurotic Mickey is more sophisticated than he is. For people who are struggling to make a living at the bottom of society, the too romantic word love seems to be a luxury to them. He and Iremarie are not so much love, but more sympathy. He didn't care that the woman was abandoned by his ex-husband and that she was carrying a boy, but quickly established a sense of responsibility. He also guarded his dignity. When he couldn't find a job, he did not choose to seek help from Irimary, but chose to sell his car at a low price. Casserini doesn't have much scheming, there is no court defense for his innocent imprisonment, only the paragraph when he finally accepts the sentence, the judge is telling an innocent person the laws he violated one by one, making people feel Laugh helplessly. Such a person who doesn't know how to resist threw a heartwarming punch when the guards teased and insulted him. When he was working in prison, quietly making a ring on a grinder and proposing to Iremarie, this man was truly endearing, even though he had always been so unlucky. But such kind-hearted people cannot survive here and have to flee to Mexico to avoid the pursuit of the police. His ideal place to go is Brazil, and finally he realized that Mick Koni had set a boat to Mexico. Even if he was running towards a new life and hope, it was still not the hope in his ideal. It is also helplessness and obedience in the face of the fate at hand.

A lot of the bridge details in the movie remind me of other movies. How can the radio that Casserini carries with him for most of the movie makes one miss the potted plant in leon, the episode where Casserini and Mick Coney rob the department store and the robbery in the cuckold he watched some time ago The picture is exactly the same, the picture of Casserini, Ire Marie and her children picnicking by the river is like a light gouache painting, reminds me of a similar picture in Mrs lovett's fantasy in todd. For this 69-minute film from 1988, it all feels amazing, and a heartfelt respect for director Aki.

I love this film because of the warmth in despair. The little boy showed a calm disproportionate age, which made people feel a little sad, and if it weren't for this calm, it would be difficult for the three of them to reunite in the end.

When I saw most of it, I wondered why there was this title, and I was very puzzled. And Mikkoni gave the answer, which turned out to be the pathway to a new life. Can you imagine that a huge merchant ship would be called "Lift"?

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  • Irmeli Katariina Pihlaja: [Taisto and Irmeli have just been on their first date] It's dark. Want to come up?

    Taisto Olavi Kasurinen: If its not too much trouble.

    Irmeli Katariina Pihlaja: Coffee's all I've got.

    Taisto Olavi Kasurinen: Coffee's fine.

    Irmeli Katariina Pihlaja: I'm divorced.

    Taisto Olavi Kasurinen: Don't let it get you down.

    Irmeli Katariina Pihlaja: I've got a kid too.

    Taisto Olavi Kasurinen: Gives us a head start raising a family.

    Irmeli Katariina Pihlaja: Are you always so confident?

    Taisto Olavi Kasurinen: No, this is my first time.

    Irmeli Katariina Pihlaja: Just don't make any noise.

    Taisto Olavi Kasurinen: No one will even suspect.

    Irmeli Katariina Pihlaja: Really? I hope I won't regret this.

  • Taisto Olavi Kasurinen: [Taisto is discussing with his cell-mate] Listen, Mikkonen!

    Mikkonen: I don't think I have a choice.

    Taisto Olavi Kasurinen: I'm thinking of getting out of here soon.

    Mikkonen: I see. How?

    Taisto Olavi Kasurinen: Don't know yet. Somehow.

    Mikkonen: Getting out is no big deal. Lots of guys have done it. But they were brought back and ended up doing twice as much time as before. They stayed around here, or went to Sweden, or headed to the nearest bar and got loaded. You've got to get further away, Italy or Africa, at least for awhile.

    Taisto Olavi Kasurinen: I've been thinking about Mexico or Brazil.

    Mikkonen: Even better. But that costs money. You think I haven't planned it all a hundred times? First, you need three grand for a passport, then ten more for the seamen to hide you in the cargo and to let you off somewhere around the equator. But it's dangerous. If the cargo starts to shift in a storm - Lots of guys have died that way. You gotta go underground until you get a passport and find the right ship.

    Taisto Olavi Kasurinen: How many years do you have left?

    Mikkonen: Eight, for manslaughter. But I'm innocent.

    Taisto Olavi Kasurinen: Are you?

    Mikkonen: At least in God's eyes. In a way, I did kill him, but the truth is I didn't. The result was the same: He died and I was sent here. All right, let's go, then. 37 now. Eight more would make me about 43, more or less. But I won't last three hours outside without killing somebody.