An episode in the life of Nikander, a garbage man, involving the death of a co-worker, an affair and much more.

  1. Aki Kaurismäki

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Matti Pellonpää

    Matti Pellonpää


  2. Kati Outinen

    Kati Outinen

    Ilona Rajamäki

  3. Sakari Kuosmanen

    Sakari Kuosmanen


  4. Esko Nikkari

    Esko Nikkari


  5. Kylli Köngäs

    Ilona's Girlfriend

Full Cast & Crew

Shadows in Paradise
Shadows in Paradise


Original Title Varjoja paratiisissa

Status Released

Release Information

  • August 22, 1990


Original Language Finnish

Runtime 1h 12m

Budget -

Revenue -



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