PREVIEW: Compartment No. 6 (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

Seidi Haarla (Force of Habit), Yura Borisov (Petrov’s Flu), Dinara Drukarova (360), Yuliya Aug (Russkiy Bes), Tomi Alatalo (Love Records: Gimme Some Love), Lidia Kostina (film debut), Sergey Agafonov (Podsadnoy), Nadezhda Kulakova (Dovlatov)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Juho Kuosmanen (The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki), director, writer; Andris Feldmanis (Teesklejad) and Livia Ulman (Teesklejad), writers; Emilia Haukka (Lady Time) and Jussi Rantamäki (Things We Do for Love), producers; Jani-Petteri Passi (Ajomies), cinematographer; Jussi Rautaniemi (The Painting Sellers), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Laura (Haarla) is a Finnish student who is preparing to travel by train from Moscow to Murmansk, where she intends to study the famous Kanozero Petroglyphs. Her roommate on the train is a working-class Russian man named Lyokha (Borisov), whose gruff persona initially rubs Laura the wrong way, but as the train journey goes along the two of them form an unlikely bond…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Finland’s award-winning travel drama features an upliftingly human story which proves that the most meaningful people we meet in our lives can come from the most unlikely of places, even a Russian compartment train.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 8TH APRIL 2022

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE, AND AVAILABLE TO RENT EXCLUSIVELY ON CURZON HOME CINEMA

 

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