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Leningrad Cowboys Go America


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Bizarre cult comedy from Finland which tells the tale of the Leningrad Cowboys, billed as the worst band in the world, who despair of making the big time in the tundra. They are advised to try their luck in America where people will, apparently, swallow anything. Aki Kaurismaki 's off-the-wall road movie features a guest appearance by American director Jim Jarmusch. Leningrad Cowboys THEMSELVES
(1989) Stereo Subtitled
SEE FILMS pages 25-30


Unknown: Aki Kaurismaki
Director: Jim Jarmusch.
Vladimir: Matti Pellonpaa
Igor: Kari Vaananen
Lost cousin: Nicky Tesco
Car salesman: Jim Jarmusch
Siberian Svengali: Olue Tuominen

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Leningrad Cowboys Go America

BBC Two England, 4 September 1993 0.50

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