From 30 August 2017.

The Other Side of Hope Toivon tuolla puolen

Aki Kaurismäki / Finland, Germany / 2017 / 98 min / Slovene subtitles, English, Arabic, Finnish, Swedish / 15+

With hilarious sight gags, poker-faced one-liners and a toe-tapping rockabilly soundtrack, Kaurismäki’s latest film balances his unparalleled wit with a pressing critique of the unforgiving bureaucracy that greets vulnerable asylum seekers in modern-day Europe.

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Finland’s master of deadpan comedy returns with the story of an unlikely friendship between a Syrian asylum seeker and an elderly Finnish restaurant owner. With hilarious sight gags, poker-faced one-liners and a toe-tapping rockabilly soundtrack, Kaurismäki’s latest film balances his unparalleled wit with a pressing critique of the unforgiving bureaucracy that greets vulnerable asylum seekers in modern-day Europe. Berlin Silver Bear for Best Director. 

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