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The Other Side of Hope (Toivon tuolla puolen)

Country: Finland/Germany
Language: Finnish/English/Arabic/Swedish with subtitles
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
Runtime: 100 minutes
Rating: PG
Date: December 09, 2017 at 5:00pm
Location: Salmar Classic Theatre

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Mixing comedy with the drama of life, this story follows a refugee who finds support due to the good will of a restaurant owner in Helsinki who offers the refugee a job after finding him sleeping behind his restaurant. Aki Kaurismaki directed this movie with his trademark humane touch and is very clear about his politics of being an ‘inclusive’ European.

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