Leningrad Cowboys Go America
Cross 'Road Trip' with 'This is Spinal Tap' mix with
a little vodka and you my just get an idea of where this is coming
from. Check out the misfortunes of the worst rock and roll band in the
world... struggling Siberian rock band, the Leningrad Cowboys.
Aki Kaurismäki`s hilarious road movie follows the
fortunes and misadventures of the band after a local promoter, advises
them to try their luck in America. Accompanied by their manager, the
Cowboys travel to New York, learning English on the plane. Sporting
outlandish long winkle-pickers, oversized Quiffs, and shades, they are
passed off as Americans. A shifty car salesman, sells them an old
Cadillac. The band strap their frozen bass player to the roof in a
coffin full of beer, and head south...