“The Other Side of Hope 

Director:           Aki Kaurismäki

Duration:          1hr 47 mins

Language:        Finnish

Starring:           Ville Virtanen, Dome Karukoski

Time:               8.00pm

Location:          Fermanagh House

The Other Side of Hope (Finnish title:Toivon tuolla puolen) is a 2017 Finnish comedy-drama film written, produced and directed by Aki Kaurismäki. The film was produced by Kaurismäki's Finnish company Sputnik. In December 2016, it was selected to play in competition at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival.


In Helsinki a traveling shirt salesman quarrels with his wife and leaves her. He decides to leave the sales-business and goes for a long poker tour. With his winnings he buys a restaurant. His three employees are initially skeptical and the restaurant doesn't go well. A Syrian refugee, whom the authorities have decided to send back to Aleppo, is found and hired by the Restaurant-owner. The Syrian is looking for his sister, whom he lost on the Balkan route. They all try together to help...... 

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