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  • Aki Kaurismäki awarded best director at Berlin

    One of the most prominent Finnish movie directors, Aki Kaurismäki, won the prize for best director at Berlin. The prize was awarded for the film titled ”Toivon tuolla puolen” which translates to ”Beyond hope”, though the official (?) translation is ”The other side of hope”. It is a story about the encounter of a Finnish entrepreneur with a Syrian […]