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Compartment No. 6


Directed by Juho Kuosmanen

Starring: Yuriy Borisov, Valeriy Nikolaev & Seidi Haarla

Cannes Film Festival winner and ‘one of the best films of this year’ (Vulture), Compartment No. 6 is an unconventional love story takes place as two strangers share a Russian train journey through the Arctic Circle.

In 1990s Moscow, Finnish student Laura has become lovers with her urbane and glamorous professor Irina. Evidence mounts that Irina is not as serious about their affair as Laura, and when the professor pulls out of a planned joint trip to look at ancient petroglyphs, Laura undertakes the long train journey to Murmansk on her own. In compartment 6, she encounters her companion on the journey: Vadim, a misogynistic, drunken lout who immediately insults her. But as time passes, and the two experience terrain rough in more ways than one, an unexpected bond is formed between these very different people. Juho Kuosmanen, whose debut feature was the charming The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki, has made a sparkling and inventive film about human connection in the tradition of films such as Lost in Translation and Before Sunrise that critics have hailed as ‘an impossibly beautiful film’ (Wall Street Journal)

IMDB: 7.3/10

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15 August 2022



1 Hour 47 Minutes





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