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Elina Hirvonen

Boiling Point
(Kiehumispiste)

Finland 2017

In Finnish, English and Arabic with Finnish and English subtitles

90 min

For audiences aged 12 and above


We are living in an age of controversy. A flood of refugees is coming to Europe where great numbers of the working people and the middle classes are deeply hurt by globalization as jobs disappear to countries with low-pay circumstances, and profits vanish to tax paradises. Populist movements incite the poor to fight one another. Meanwhile, progressive, green, and leftist movements remain in self-satisfied bubbles, having lost touch with the people. -- Elina Hirvonen challenges prejudices and records surprising encounters which border on violence but also may show a promise of dialogue.
Antti Alanen / A Film Diary
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Director: Elina Hirvonen

Elina Hirvonen (born in 1975) is a Finnish author, journalist and documentary film-maker. Boiling Point is her debut feature film.

Screenplay: Elina Hirvonen
Production: Timo Vierimaa, Sami Jahnukainen / Mouka Filmi
Sales: Mouka Filmi

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