Other Side Of Hope, The (Toivon tuolla puolen)

Information and ratings for Other Side Of Hope, The (Toivon tuolla puolen)

PG(Parental Guidance) Violence


Finnish/Arabic-language Comedy. Shortly after arriving in Finland, a Syrian refugee (Sherwan Haji) finds work in a restaurant owned by a former travelling salesman (Sakari Kuosmanen).

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity, vulgar expressions, and ethno-cultural slurs
  • Infrequent portrayals and depictions of hand-to-hand and weapons violence, some in a civil unrest context - some blood, little detail
  • Frequent portrayals of tobacco and alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • The immigrant experience
  • Charity and altruism

Classification rationale

Rated PG for alcohol and tobacco use, violence, and some coarse language

Classification date

November 28, 2017