THE OTHER SIDE OF HOPE - Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Directed by Aki Kaurismäki
100 mins Subtitled M
Winner of the Silver Bear for Best Director at the 2017 Berlin Film Festival, the hilarious and poignant new comedy from director Aki Kaurismäki is a richly enjoyable and compassionate crowd pleaser about the friendship between a newcomer to Helsinki and a budding – if completely inexperienced – restaurateur.
After arriving in
Kaurismäki’s thoughtful and unmistakably droll films often depict difficult situations and people working in solidarity to overcome them, but with The Other Side of Hope he reaches new levels of resonance. Indeed, this intelligent, funny and affecting film has been hailed one of his best, and a masterful swansong from one of cinema’s finest auteurs.
“Admirers of the director's work will embrace his famously deadpan style, minimalist sense of humour, static camera and grimy production design...a (relatively) minor Kaurismaki film is still head and shoulders over much of today's cinema.” - David Stratton, The Australian.
“Most of the characters face a daily question: to be kind or unkind. Kaurismaki builds a heroic narrative around that idea.” – Paul Byrnes, Sydney Morning Herald
“Effortlessly funny. A typically deadpan and brilliantly observed comic study” – Geoffrey MacNab, The Independent
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