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The Other Side of Hope (Toivon tuolla puolen)

Khaled, a 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.

Year: 2017
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Drama, Scandinavian Cinema
Country: Finland, Germany
Director: Aki Kaurismaki
Starring: Sherwan Haji, Sakari Kuosmanen, Ilkka Koivula
Duration: 100 Minutes
Rating: M - Violence
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