The other side of hope
|Language and/or Subtitles:||Finnish|
|Availability:||Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies|
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.
|Series||Criterion collection ; 922.|
Sales personnel -- Drama.
Men -- Finland -- Drama.
|Publisher|| [New York, New York] :2018
|Edition||Director-approved DVD special edition, Widescreen.|
|Other Titles|| Toivon tuolla puolen
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.
Sherwan Haji, Sakari Kuosmanen.
Rating: Not rated.
In Finnish and Arabic, with optional English subtitles.
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.
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Audio 5.1 surround.
1 videodisc (100 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded insert (color illustrations ; 19 cm).