The Other Side of Hope | Institut français du Royaume-Uni

Fri 26 May - Thu 8 Jun

The Other Side of Hope

Cert. tbc

New Releases

98 mins

in English, Arabic, Finnish with EN subs

FIN/GER | 2017 | dir. Aki Kaurismäki, with Sherwan Haji, Sakari Kuosmanen, Janne Hyytiäinen

Winner of the Silver Bear in Berlin, Aki Kaurismäki’s new film tells two stories that eventually converge. Khaled, a Syrian refugee, ends up in Helsinki where he applies for asylum without much hope of success. Wikström is a travelling salesman who leaves everything behind to run a restaurant in a remote corner of Helsinki. The Other Side of Hope is one of Aki Kaurismäki’s typical communitiesbound- together-by-fate stories, which demonstrates that the world could and should be a better place.

Share

Bookings

Fri 26 May
Sat 27 May
Sun 28 May
Mon 29 May
Tue 30 May
Wed 31 May
Thu 01 Jun
Fri 02 Jun
Sat 03 Jun
Sun 04 Jun
Mon 05 Jun
Tue 06 Jun
Wed 07 Jun
Thu 08 Jun