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Unexpected Journey

Original title: Saattokeikka
German title: ungewöhnliche Reise, Eine
Finland, 2017

Director: Valkama, Samuli
Production company: Solar Films
Age recommendation: 15 years and up
Length: 85 min.
Film genre: Feature film

Lasse is an old racist who has ended up living in an sub-urbia apartment block filled with very colorful selection of refugees and immigrants. Kamal is a 16-year old boy who’s fed up in his life in Finland, and dreams of moving to Nairobi, to live with his father. Only problem is that he doesn’t have a job or the money to buy the flight ticket. Lasse is ill, and he wants to go and die to his summer cottage. But as his last deed, he want’s to teach Kamal a lesson. Lasse hires Kamal to help him to get to his cottage, with a few surprise turns on the way.

Schlingel Chemnitz 2017, Oulu CFF 2017

Website: www.solarfilms.com

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