Close up of a woman resting peacefully with eyes closed and head leaning against a window while travelling on a train

Compartment No. 6

  • Australian Premiere
  • Juho Kuosmanen
  • Finland (2021)
  • 15+
107 min

This is a charming, captivating film that follows two strangers…

A poignant, quirky love story that shared the prestigious Grand Prix at Cannes 2021. Compartment No. 6, like all great train movies, is full of humour and romance, and complete with surprises. Compartment No. 6 has been compared to Richard Linklater’s Before Sunrise. The second feature directed by Juho Kuosmanen, is based on the novel by Rosa Liksom and the story of a Finnish woman who escapes a love affair in Moscow and connects with a Russian miner she meets in a small train compartment on the way to the Arctic port of Murmansk. They’re divided by class, nationality, and language. This is a charming, captivating film that follows two strangers who form an unexpected bond.

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  • Language
    Finnish, Russian
  • Director
    Juho Kuosmanen
  • Cast
    Seidi Haarla, Yuri Borisov
  • Screenwriter
    Andris Feldmanis, Juho Kuosmanen, Livia Ulman
  • Genre
    Drama

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