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Genres: Comedy , Drama
Actors: Silu Seppälä , Marjo Leinonen , Matti Pellonpää , Vieno Saaristo , Juhani Niemelä , Sakke Järvenpää , Mato Valtonen , Mauri Sumén , Jyri Närvänen , Jarmo Haapanen , Jussi Rinne , Matti Viholainen , Roger Nieminen , Marko Rauhala , Kauko Laurikainen
Director: Mika Kaurismäki
Country: Finland
Year: 1991
IMDB Rating: 7.0/10 (435 votes)

Antti “Zombie” Autiomaa does two things well: play the bass guitar and drink. After several months’ sleeping on the streets of Istanbul, he returns to Helsinki where he’s called into the army but discharged on mental health grounds after adding turpentine to the officers’ soup. Zombie lives bleary-eyed in an apartment off his parents’ house where his lonely, unemployed father suffers from heart disease. His girl-friend Marjo has taken up with a hairdresser but comes back to Zombie. His friend Harri hires him as a roadie for his band “Harry and the Mulefukkers” then gives him a chance as a bass player. He has his girl and he has a gig, but can Zombie put the bottle down?

Film Review

"Zombie and the Ghost train" starts off as a comedy, but as usual for the older Kaursmaki’s sensibilities, it takes on a darker aspect pretty quickly. Annti purposefully gets himself thrown out of the army, then starts wandering around aimlessly, searching for something. Wonderful stuff, though there’s not too much happening; there’s the inevitable terseness of conversation and heavy drinking. Funny and sad in equal measures, it’s a study in fatalistic decline and powerlessness and the ending is rather heartbreaking.

This is my favourite movie by Kaurismäki.. It always seems to be forgotten but I can’t understand why? Maybe because it doesn’t follow any formula.. Yes the comedy disappears pretty fast but that isn’t necessarily bad. I like it very much and who wouldn’t want to play in Harri and the mulefukkers? I would ditch my current band immediately! zombie himself seems more goth rock-oriented although he is a Hendrix-fan. I think it is hard for a young sad person to NOT identify with the main character although middle-aged parents might have a harder time. The Finnish army is known in Scandinavia for being the hardest for the reluctant conscripts. I like the difference of settings; from winter in Finland to sunny Istanbul. – an excellent road-movie..

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