The Other Side of Hope

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. Read more on Wikipedia.

MPAA Rating:NR
Genre:COMEDY, DRAMA
Country:Finland, Germany
Produced By:Aki Kaurismäki
Directed By:Aki Kaurismäki
Written By:Aki Kaurismäki
Cast:Kaija Pakarinen, Ilkka Koivula, Timo Torikka, Tommi Korpela, Sakari Kuosmanen, Janne Hyytiäinen, Maria Järvenhelmi, Kati Outinen, Taneli Mäkelä, Ville Virtanen, Jörn Donner, Elina Knihtilä, Milka Ahlroth
In Theaters:Dec 01, 2017
Runtime:1 hour 40 minutes
Production:Sputnik, Oy Bufo Ab, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF)