THE OTHER SIDE OF HOPE

Rating: M
Length: 100 minutes
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Rating: M 100’ mature themes and violence
Cast: Ville Virtanen, Kati Outinen, Dome Karukoski
Director: Aki Kaurismäki

Synopsis:
Khaled, syrian refugee stows away on a freighter to Helsinki. Meanwhile, Wikström is a traveling salesman who wins big at a poker table and buys himself a restaurant with the proceeds. When the authorities turn down his application for asylum, Khaled is forced underground and Wikström finds him sleeping in the yard behind his restaurant. He offers him a job and a roof over his head and, for a while, they form a Utopian union with the restaurant's waitress, the chef and his dog.
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