Toivon tuolla puolen

Toivon tuolla puolen

Other side of hope

DVD - 2018 | Finnish | Director-approved DVD special edition, widescreen version
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"This wry, melancholic comedy from Aki Kaurismäki, a response to the ongoing global refugee crisis, follows two people searching for a place to call home. Khaled (Sherwan Haji), a displaced Syrian, lands in Helsinki as a stowaway; meanwhile, middle-aged Finnish salesman Wikström (Sakari Kuosmanen) leaves his wife and his job and buys a conspicuously unprofitable restaurant. Khaled is denied asylum but decides not to return to Aleppo-- and the paths of the two men cross fortuitously. As deadpan as the best of the director's work, and with a deep well of empathy for its down-but-not-out characters (many of them played by members of Kaurismäki's loyal stock company),"--Container.
Publisher: [New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2018]
Edition: Director-approved DVD special edition, widescreen version
Branch Call Number: DVD OTH WORLD (FINNISH)
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (100 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
digital,optical,surround,Dolby Digital 5.1
laser optical,NTSC
video file,DVD video,region 1
Alternative Title: Other side of hope
ISBN: 9781681434407
1681434407

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