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Compartment No. 6

Russian with English Subtitles ¦ Finland, Germany, Russia ¦ 107mins ¦ 2021 ¦ Cert: 15A ¦ Dir: Juho Kuosmanen

Young Finnish archaeology student Laura is convinced by her lecturer – and lover – to take a trip to an ancient site of petroglyphs near the Arctic Circle. When she embarks on the long-distance train journey to take her there, she has to share her carriage with Ljoha, a seemingly foul-mouthed, misogynistic drunk travelling to his new job as a miner. Initially they despise each other, but the more time Laura spends with Ljoha the more they connect and Ljoha reveals an unforeseen kindness beneath the macho façade. 

Winner of the Grand Prix at last year's Cannes Film Festival, Finnish director Juho Kuosmanen’s Compartment No. 6 is a warming and unexpected tale of adventure, self-discovery and human connection.

BFI London Film Festival 2021
Toronto International Film Festival 2021
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2021
Cannes Film Festival 2021

Winner - Grand Prix Award, Cannes Film Festival 2021

"★★★★Despite the bone-chilling cold of its location in Murmansk in Russia’s remote north-west, there’s a wonderful human warmth and humor in this offbeat romantic story of strangers on a train." Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian
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