HYTTI NRO 6

Finland, Russia, Estonia, Germany

Synopsis

A young Finnish woman escapes an enigmatic love affair in Moscow by boarding a train to the arctic port of Murmansk. Forced to share the long ride and a tiny sleeping car with a Russian miner, the unexpected encounter leads the occupants of compartment no. 6 to face the truth about their own yearning for human connection.

Director's Biography

Born in 1979, Juho Kuosmanen is a Helsinki-based filmmaker. He graduated from ELO Helsinki Film School of Aalto University in 2014. His first two films have won a prize at the Cannes Film Festival. Besides making award-winning films, he has directed avant-garde opera and theatre. He also makes silent short films with live music and foleys. He is the co-founder and artistic director of a small film festival in his birthtown Kokkola.

FILMOGRAPHY:
2021 - COMPARTMENT NO. 6
2016 - THE HAPPIEST DAY IN THE LIFE OF OLLI MÄKI
2010 - THE PAINTING SELLERS
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Cast & Crew

Directed by: Juho Kuosmanen

Written by: Andris Feldmanis, Livia Ulman, Juho Kuosmanen

Produced by: Jussi Rantamäki, Riina Sildos, Jamila Wenske, Melanie Blocksdorf, Natalia Drozd-Makan, Sergey Selyanov

Cinematography: J-P Passi

Editing: Jussi Rautaniemi

Production Design: Kari Kankaanpää

Costume Design: Jaanus Vahtra

Make-Up & Hair: Liina Pihel

Sound: Gregor Bonse, Pietu Korhonen

Main Cast: Seidi Haarla (Laura), Yuriy Borisov (Ljoha)

Nominations and Awards

  • European Actor 2021
  • European Actress 2021
  • European Film 2021
  • Feature Film Selection 2021