The Other Side of Hope/希望的另一面 [FREE]



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  • When: Thu 19 Sep 2019 19:30 - 21:30
  • Where: Eaton HK  
  • Category: Special
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What will happen when an illegal refugee meets a poker-playing middle age divorced restaurateur? Life is full of unexpected surprises, behold, these two underdogs will create a modern Schindler’s list kind friendship together.

當一名非法難民遇上一個中年離異、熱衷撲克的餐館主人,將會發生什麼故事?生活總是充滿了出乎意料,且看這兩位小人物如何共同創造一個現代“辛德勒的名單”式友誼。

Setting out hoping to change perspectives on refugees in Finland, Finnish director Aki Kaurismaki successfully create the 2016 Berlin International Film Festival winning film, The Other Side of Hope. This comedy brings the audience not only an entertainment, but more importantly, a perspective of struggling refugees and their friendship with Finland local residents.

為了改變芬蘭國內社會看待難民的態度,芬蘭導演Aki Kaurismaki成功創作出了2016柏林國際電影節獲獎影片:《The Other Side of Hope》。這部喜劇帶個觀眾們的遠遠不止娛樂,更多的則是一種看待掙扎中的難民、以及他們與芬蘭人民間友誼的嶄新視角。

During the 98-minute film, illegal refugee Khaled meets Finnish middle age former shirt salesman, Waldemar. The latter got lucky in a poker game and won a big fortune, subsequently quitted the salesman job and opened a restaurant with the fortune.

在這個時長98分鐘的故事中,非法難民Khaled遇見了身為前襯衫推銷員的中年芬蘭人Waldemar。Waldemar在一次撲克遊戲中幸運地贏得了巨額財富,繼而辭去了推銷員的工作、成功開起了一間餐廳。

After finding the illegal refugee Khaled hiding near the restaurant, Waldemar kindly gave poor foreigner a job in the restaurant and put roof over his head. However, happiness never last forever. Khaled’s sister got raped when she tried to be smuggled into Finland, Khaled himself also got stabbed nearly to death by a racist.

在發現了藏身於餐館附近的非法難民Khaled後,Waldemar慷慨地給予了這位可憐的外來者一份在餐館的工作、並為他提供了住所。然而,好景不長,Khaled的姐姐在試圖偷渡到芬蘭的過程中遭到強暴,Khaled自己也被種族歧視份子用到捅傷、危及性命。

Want to know what happened to Waldemar, Khaled and his sister next? Come and join the very next China Female Film Festival free The Other Side of Hope screening event!

欲知Waldemar、Khaled和他的姐姐下文如何?歡迎參見中國女性影展即將舉辦的《The Other Side of Hope》免費電影放映會!

Date/日期: 17th September 9月17日, 2019
Time/時間: 19:30
Venue/地點: Kino, Eaton House, Jordan
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