THE OTHER SIDE OF HOPE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Aki Kaurismaki Stars: Sherwan Haji, Sakari Kuosmanen, Niroz Haji. The latest film from idiosyncratic Finnish auteur Aki Kaurismaki, The Other Side Of Hope was the opening night attraction at the 2017 Scandinavian Film Festival. This comedy is full of his usual droll humour and dead pan style and absurdist touches. Kaurismaki often pokes fun at the Finnish working class and their daily struggles in his films. The Other Side Of Hope is the second film in an unofficial trilogy exploring the plight Continue reading

SCANDINAVIAN FILM FESTIVAL 2017 – reviews

The 2017 Scandinavian Film Festival is screening at Palace Cinemas across Australia in July. ALL FILMS REVIEWED BY GREG KING LAST UPDATED JULY 16, 2017 THE OTHER SIDE OF HOPE was the opening night attraction at the 2017 Scandinavian Film Festival, which is screening at Palace Cinemas around the country. It is the latest film from Finnish auteur Aki Karismaki, and is full of his usual droll humour and dead pan style and absurdist touches. Karismaki often pokes fun at the Finnish working class and their daily struggles in his films. The Other Side Of Hope is the Continue reading