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The other side of hope

Language and/or Subtitles: Finnish
Format: DVD 2018
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies
Available (3)
Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Foreign Film FINNISH DVD Other
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Foreign Film
Call Number  FINNISH DVD Other
Mt. Lebanon Public Library Movies DVD FOREIGN OTHER Side
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
Collection  Movies
Northland Public Library Audio Video Foreign OTHER SIDE (DVD)
Location  Northland Public Library
Collection  Audio Video
Call Number  Foreign OTHER SIDE (DVD)
The wry, melancholic comedy from Aki Kaurismäki is a bittersweet tale of human kindness in the face of official indifference. A response to the ongoing global refugee crisis, the film follows two people, a displaced Syrian and a Finnish salesman, searching for a place to call home.
Additional Information
Series Criterion collection ; 922.
Subjects Refugees -- Syria -- Drama.
Sales personnel -- Drama.
Men -- Finland -- Drama.
Comedy films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Publisher [New York, New York] :2018
Edition Director-approved DVD special edition, Widescreen.
Other Titles Toivon tuolla puolen
Contributors Kaurismäki, Aki, 1957- film director, screenwriter.
Haji, Sherwan, 1985- actor.
Kuosmanen, Sakari, 1956- actor.
Sputnik Oy (Firm), production company.
Bufo (Firm), production company.
Suomen elokuvasäätiö, production company.
Yleisradio Oy, production company.
Pandora Film (Firm), production company.
ZDF/Arte (Firm), production company.
Finland 100 Programme (Firm), production company.
Church Media Foundation (Firm), production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Participants/Performers Sherwan Haji, Sakari Kuosmanen.
Audience Rating: Not rated.
Language Finnish
In Finnish and Arabic, with optional English subtitles.
Notes Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.
Features: New 2K digital transfer, approved by director Aki Kaurismäki; New interview with actor Sherwan Haji; Footage from the press conference for the film's premiere at the 2017 Berlin International Film Festival, featuring Kaurismäki, 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; plus, an essay by critic Girish Shambu.
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Audio 5.1 surround.
Description 1 videodisc (100 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded insert (color illustrations ; 19 cm).
ISBN 9781681434407
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