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The Other Side of Hope

Finnish comedy-drama film. In Helsinki, a Syrian refugee searching for his lost sister and a novice restaurateur form an unlikely partnership. In Finnish with English subtitles.

Khaled arrives in Helsinki, Finland, from Syria, having lost his home and his family. He applies for asylum and begins trying to find his sister, who he believes is still alive.

On the other side of town, travelling salesman Waldemar Wikstrom packs up his things and sets out to fulfil his dream of owning a restaurant.

Khaled and Waldemar's paths soon cross.

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1 hour, 33 minutes

Last on

Sat 8 Feb 2020 23:40


Role Contributor
Waldemar Wikstrom Sakari Kuosmanen
Khaled Sherwan Haji
Mazdak Simon Al-Bazoon
Calamnius Ilkka Koivula
Mirja Nuppu Koivu
Nyrhinen Janne Hyytiainen
Writer Aki Kaurismaki
Producer Aki Kaurismaki
Director Aki Kaurismaki


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