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.

Festival History

Toronto International Film Festival 2021 BFI London Film Festival 2021 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2021
Grand Prix, Cannes Film Festival 2021

Cast And Credits

Director : Juho Kuosmanen
Producer : Emilia Haukka, Jussi Rantamäki
Screenplay : Andris Feldmanis, Livia Ulman, Juho Kuosmanen
DOP : J-P PASSI
Editor : Jussi RAUTANIEMI

Director

Juho Kuosmanen

He is a Finnish film director and screenwriter. Kuosmanen's graduation film called The Painting Sellers was nominated for five Finnish film Academy Awards.His film The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, where it won the top prize. Kuosmanen worked as an actor in Leea Klemola's arctic trilogy in Tampere Theatre in Kokkola and New Karleby.