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Title The other side of hope [(DVD) videorecording] = Toivon tuolla puolen / written and directed by Aki Kaurismäki.

Edition Director-approved DVD special edition.
Publication Info. [New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2018]
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Description 1 videodisc (100 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded insert (10 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm)
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in.
stamping rdapm
DVD video 4 3/4 in. rda
Description digital rdatr
optical rdarm
stereo rdacpc
5.1 Dolby Digital
digital optical surround Dolby Digital 5.1 rda
NTSC rdabs
video file rdaft
DVD video
region 1 rdare
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Motion pictures lcgft
Motion picture lcsh
Series Criterion collection ; 922.
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1; 16:9 widescreen presentation (1.85:1 aspect ratio); 5.1 Dolby surround.
Language In Finnish and Arabic with optional English subtitles.
Cast Sherwan Haji, Sakari Kuosmanen, Kaija Pakarinen, Niroz Haji, Janne Hyytiäinen, Ilkka Koivula, Nuppu Koivu, Simon Hussein Al-Bazoon.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.
Title from container.
Credits Director of photography, Timo Salminen ; editor, Samu Heikkilä.
Audience Rating: Not rated.
Board of Film Censors, Singapore : PG (Some violence).
Summary "This wry, melancholic comedy from Aki Kaurismäki, a response to the ongoing global refugee crisis, follows two people searching for a place to call home. Khaled (Sherwan Haji), a displaced Syrian, lands in Helsinki as a stowaway; meanwhile, middle-aged Finnish salesman Wikström (Sakari Kuosmanen) leaves his wife and his job and buys a conspicuously unprofitable restaurant. Khaled is denied asylum but decides not to return to Aleppo-- and the paths of the two men cross fortuitously. As deadpan as the best of the director's work, and with a deep well of empathy for its down-but-not-out characters (many of them played by members of Kaurismäki's loyal stock company), The Other Side of Hope is a bittersweet celebration of pockets of human kindness in an unwelcoming world"--Container.
Subject Refugees -- Syria -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Sales personnel -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Men -- Finland -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Finland (OCoLC)fst01205503 -- Videodiscs.
Syria (OCoLC)fst01208757 -- Videodiscs.
Genre Comedy films. (OCoLC)fst01710291
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Fiction films. (OCoLC)fst01710264
Comedy films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
DVD-Video discs.
DVD-video discs.
Added Author Kaurismäki, Aki, 1957- film director, screenwriter, film producer.
Salminen, Timo, 1952- director of photography.
Heikkilä, Samu, 1971- editor of moving image work.
Haji, Sherwan, 1985- actor.
Kuosmanen, Sakari, 1956- actor.
Pakarinen, Kaija, 1954- actor.
Haji, Niroz, actor.
Hyytiäinen, Janne, actor.
Koivula, Ilkka, 1966- actor.
Koivu, Nuppu, actor.
Hussein Al-Bazoon, Simon, actor.
Sputnik Oy (Firm), production company.
Bufo (Firm), production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Note Toivon tuolla puolen|
Standard No. 715515214711
Music No. CC2883DDVD The Criterion Collection
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