Other Side of Hope [Criterion Collection] [Blu-ray]

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Synopsis

A Syrian refugee (Sherwan Haji) living illegally in Helsinki evades the authorities by finding work at a dive bar. There, he meets a host of colorful characters, including a traveling salesman (Sakari Kuosmanen) who's looking for a new life after a windfall. Directed by Aki Kaurismäki. ~ Violet LeVoit, Rovi

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Release Date
5/15/18 
Studio
Criterion
MPAA Rating
NR -- Not rated
Length
1 hour, 40 minutes
Sound
  • Dolby Digital w/ sub-woofer channel
  • DTS-HD Master Audio
Region
  • Blu-ray region A (North America, Central America, South America, Japan, Taiwan, North Korea, South Korea, Hong Kong, Southeast Asia)
Subtitles
  • English
Video Features
  • New interview with actor Sherwan Haji
  • Footage from the press conference for the film's premiere at the 2017 Berlin International Film Festival, featuring Kauismäki, Haji, and actor Sakari Kuosmanen
  • "Aki and Peter," a new video essay by filmmaker Daniel Raim, based on a 1997 essay by critic Peter von Bagh, to whom "The Other Side of Hope" is dedicated
  • Music videos
  • Trailer
Number of Discs
1

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