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The Other Side of Hope (12A)

July 16th 4:30 pm

 

Finland’s master of deadpan comedy, Aki Kaurismäki (Lights in the Dusk, Le Havre), returns with the story of an unlikely friendship between a Syrian asylum seeker and an elderly Finnish restaurant owner. Winner of the Berlin Silver Bear for Best Director, it’s a beautiful, timely film from one of the world’s leading auteurs.

Khaled (Sherwan Haji) arrives at the port of Helsinki concealed in a coal container, fleeing war-torn Syria to seek asylum in Finland. Dazed and frustrated by the monolithic administration he encounters at the detention centre, he makes a break for it and heads out onto the streets. There he meets Wikström (Sakari Kuosmanen), a former shirt salesman who has recently left his alcoholic wife for a new life as a bachelor restaurateur. Together, they help each other to navigate the adversities they face in these unfamiliar and often baffling new worlds.

With hilarious sight gags, poker-faced one liners and a toe-tapping rockabilly soundtrack, Kaurismäki’s latest balances his unparalleled wit with a pressing critique of the unforgiving bureaucracy that greets vulnerable asylum seekers in modern-day Europe. Humane and sincere, it’s proof of cinema’s power to tell stories that matter, with beauty and heart.

Cert: 12A

Running time: 100 mins

Languages: English, Arabic, Finnish

Details

Date:
July 16th
Time:
4:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Cinema
United Kingdom

Other

Price:
£8.50/£9.50 (Premium Seats)
Mornings and matinees: £6.50/£7.50 (Premium seats)
Concessions and members discounts apply
Show Times:
Sun 16th July: 4.30pm
Tues 18th: 7.45pm

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