Best friends Toni and Paul decide to relinquish all of their belongings for 100 days, whereby they receive one of their items back on each day.
Two very different brothers reunite and start for a very special journey; a road trip on their motorbikes which they imagined in their childhood.
30 years of Espoo Ciné: 45 Years
A married couple preparing to celebrate their wedding anniversary receives shattering news that promises to forever change the course of their lives.
30 years of Espoo Ciné: The Broken Circle Breakdown
The love story of a century begins when two very different people meet. But can it survive in the face of the greatest of hardships?
30 years of Espoo Ciné: The Turin Horse
Hungarian director Béla Tarr's final film is an end-of-the-world masterpiece in 30 takes.
The story of Alice T., who gets pregnant at only 16 years old, and the relationship with her adoptive mother.
All My Loving
A family of three siblings, each of whom are faced with life challenges and different ideas of solutions. A hymn to the modern family.
A newly appointed teacher finds herself being followed, and soon discovers that one of her own students is obsessed with her.
Ana by Day
What would you do if you received a phone call from yourself?
A curious study of human value and differences set in the visually stunning environment of 18th century Viennese high society.
What happens, when a spaceship transporting people to Mars is thrown off course? This fantastic Swedish scifi film deals with life's big questions.
A biting political satire that follows four Turkish soldiers on their way to a radio station to announce a coup to the nation.
Another Day of Life
In this award-winning animated feature, a journalist travels to Angola, a country torn apart by a violent civil war and a setting to the struggles of the Cold War in the 70s.
Unfortunately the screening of Aurora has been cancelled.
Bauhaus Spirit: 100 Years of Bauhaus
This documentary tells the exciting Bauhaus story and investigates its current significance as an artistic and social attitude.
Before the Frost
A heart-wrenching story of a struggling farmer in 19th-century Denmark who must go against his morals and make a deal with a wealthy neighbor in order to secure his family's survival over a harsh winter.
Black Is Beltza
The Black Panthers, racial uprisings, the Cuban Revolution and intricate Cold War stratagems act as a colorful historical background for a story linking action, love, revolution and espionage.
Impressively shot with one take, this topical film deals with young people managing in our welfare society, where success and positivity are idolized.
Before a young DJ can emigrate from post-Soviet Union Belarus with forged documents, she must endure a week-long sojourn in a dystopian, disintegrating village.
Dilili in Paris
César winning animation from the director of Kirikou tells the story of a sassy little girl Dilili, who decides to catch the thieves terrorizing Paris.
Ditte & Louise
Denmark’s cherished comedy duo Ditte & Louise deliver a feminist laugh fest that gets stuck in your throat.
Elvis & Onerva
When a small lie is blown out of proportion, a tender crush between Elvis and Onerva becomes the subject of speculation in a small town, mixing up their lives completely.
A Faithful Man
Laetitia Casta and Lily-Rose Depp star in romantic drama comedy about complicated relationships of the young and beautiful.
The Fall of the House of Usher
Edgar Allan Poe's dark visions meet Ringa Manner's electronic one-woman orchestra, mixing poetry and power, darkness and tenderness.
A raw psychological drama about a woman returning to her family after two years, having lost her memory.
Three teenagers are shaken up by their first loves in the turmoil of their youth. Do you remember your first love?
Lara is a 15-year-old girl, born in the body of a boy, who dreams of becoming a ballerina.
With authenticity and precision, this Guldbagge-winning drama tells the story of Kimmie, a young man who is expected to grow up and take charge of his father’s criminal activities.
The Ground Beneath My Feet
Lola controls her personal life with the same ruthless efficiency she uses to optimize profits in her job as a business consultant. But when a tragic event forces the past back into her life, Lola's grip on reality seems to slips away.
A lovely and lived-in Italian dramedy about love, relationships, uncertainty and sleeping on friends' couches.
A grasping and pulse-pounding piece set in an emergency call center, focusing on its worker placed in a hot seat.
Happy as Lazzaro
Alice Rohrwacher's Cannes-winning film is an intricate, magical work about a young and innocent country boy in early 20th century Italy.
Heartbound: A Different Kind of Love Story
Heart wrenching and uncomfortable to watch, Janus Metz’s striking documentary tells the stories of Thai women living with their Danish husbands in a small town in northern Denmark.
A sensitive and realistic study of freedom and human value centering on a middle-aged woman gaining her first job ever.
The Hummingbird Project
A pair of high-frequency traders go up against their old boss in an effort to make millions in a fiber-optic cable deal.
Paul Rudd and Steve Coogan star as Paul and Erasmus, a bickering gay couple whose life is turned inside out when a ten-year old boy shows up at their door claiming to be Erasmus' grandson.
When a young director comes along mixing Black Swan and All About Eve in a provincial setting, you can only sit down and watch with interest.
A mother living in a religious community finds her life falling out of place when her ex-lover is released from prison after 20 years.
There are only three months left for social workers to reintegrate at any cost the women they care for: falsification, pistons, lies... From now on, everything is allowed!
A young boy escapes the orphanage with help from his mother in this dark-toned Russian drama.
Junior Ciné: Animations for Kids
A delightful assortment of animated shorts perfect for the smallest ones in the family.
Junior Ciné: Cloudboy
A shy city boy spends an adventurous summer in Lapland and connects with the other half of his family.
Junior Ciné: Fight Girl
When Bo's parents separate, she moves to a suburb and is invited to join a kickboxing club where she discovers she has a considerable talent.
Junior Ciné: Heavy Trip
A hilarious and wacky buddy film about a small-town heavy metal band on their trip to Norway.
Junior Ciné: Hyper Hamster
The Hyper Hamster is a fantastic story of courage, friendship and being proudly different.
Junior Ciné: Kauwboy
Jojo is a lively 10-year-old with a difficult home life. Through the special friendship he builds with an abandoned jackdaw, the wall between him and his father will be put to a test.
Junior Ciné: Los Bando
A humorous and eventful musical road trip to the far north.
Junior Ciné: Old Boys
As bizarre a take on Cyrano de Bergerac as you could [or couldn't] possibly imagine! Think: Harry Potter without all the hocus pocus, nor the weird and wonderful...nor, the very big budget.
Junior Ciné: Onneli, Anneli ja nukutuskello
Jill and Joy are drawn into a mysterious dream world while taking care of absent-minded inventor Gadgetus.
Junior Ciné: Owls and Mice
Meral has trouble getting new friends after moving house, but a field trip changes everything. A delightful musical about the circle of life, natural food chains and friendship between children.
Junior Ciné: Psychobitch
Frida is different. Self chosen different. Marius, on the other hand is the most perfect boy in class, and likes to show off. When they have to work together at school, it's the start of a turbulent and challenging relationship.
Junior Ciné: Stupid Young Heart
An unexpected story about young love set in a working-class neighbourhood facing its own escalating problems.
Junior Ciné: Supa Modo
Supa Modo is a story about resilience in the face of challenge, of hope in the imminence of defeat... a story of an African hero in the form of a little girl!
Junior CIné: The Contest
Friendship and courage shine bright in this film about following your dreams.
Junior Ciné: The Witch Hunters
An encouraging and sympathetic story about difference and conquering life’s obstacles.
Let Me Fall
A teenage girl's experiments with drugs lead to an inevitable downfall in this heart-rending Icelandic film.
Steamy sex, exotic dancers, cocaine sniffing and raucous poolside parties – the life and times of Italy’s scandal-tainted ex prime minister Silvio Berlusconi.
M is a dreamlike journey into the subconscious of Marilyn Monroe. It explores the relationship between sexuality and death, which merge in all of us.
Mack the Knife
What is the robbing of a bank compared to the founding of a bank? Bertolt Brecht’s classic music play The Threepenny Opera updated to the 21 century.
The Magic Life of V
While trying to become more independent and to help her mentally disabled brother through live-role-playing, a young woman haunted by her childhood traumas learns how to face her own past.
The Man Who Fell to Earth + Maailma
An alien must pose as a human to save his dying planet, but a woman and the greed of other men create complications.
The Man Who Killed Don Quixote
A disillusioned film director becomes pulled into a world of time-jumping fantasy when a Spanish cobbler believes him to be Sancho Panza. He gradually becomes unable to tell dreams from reality.
The Most Beautiful Couple
Two young teachers, Malte and Liv, are spending their summer holiday on the Mediterranean coast, when they are suddenly attacked by three young men.
A friendship between two mothers is thrown into turmoil after a family tragedy in this stylish and hypnotic thriller set in the sixties.
This year's selection of short films from Finland, Sweden, Norway and Iceland is a celebration of female filmmakers!
By tackling the subject of relocation, Walid Mattar's debut feature film explores the similarities of working-class lives on both sides of the Mediterranean.
Prince of Paris + Calling Mother
New short films from Finland! Two heartwarming documentaries that deal with relationships between parents and children are premiering in Espoo Ciné.
Queen of Hearts
A woman jeopardizes both her career and her family when she seduces her teenage stepson and is forced to make an irreversible decision with fatal consequences.
Quién te cantará
An amnesiac pop legend meets her greatest fan in this Spanish drama, reminiscent of Almodóvar.
A warm and empowering film about a father trying to survive life as a single parent with two teenage daughters. Dad power!
A love story told through the memories of two nameless lovers in different stages of their lives.
A strange and beguiling experience about five brothers facing trouble in the middle of Kazakh desert.
This Moroccan film about young Sofia, who has hidden her pregnancy from her family, was awarded in Cannes for its screenplay.
Sonja – The White Swan
True story of one of the world's greatest athletes and the inventor of modern figure skating, who decides to go to Hollywood in 1936 to become a movie star.
Sons of Denmark
The actions of extremist groups escalate in Denmark of the near future.
An absurd but true story based on 1973 bank heist and hostage crisis in Stockholm that was documented in the New Yorker as the origins of the 'Stockholm Syndrome'.
A young girl grows up to become a strong and fearless woman in Budapest before World War I.
Swimming with Men
A man who is suffering a mid-life crisis finds new meaning in his life as part of an all-male, middle-aged, amateur synchronised swimming team.
Take Me Somewhere Nice
Alma, raised in the Netherlands, makes a trip to Bosnia-Herzegovina to meet her gravely ill father in this refreshing road movie.
Tell it to the Bees
Anna Paquin stars in a heartwarming 1950s romance between two women in a little Scottish town.
They Shall Not Grow Old
Peter Jackson's striking documentary about World War I includes never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of the end of the war.
Six hip Berliners struggle with a shared quarter-life crisis’ as they wander the urban streets of Neukölln, into the colourful night.
In Christian Petzold’s new film Georg, fleeing from the Nazis, steals the identity of a dead author. During his escape, he meets a woman looking for her lost partner, the very same author.
The Trouble with You
Widowed officer Yvonne finds out that her late husband sent innocent Antoine to jail and is determined to help him in this French comedy full of surprise twists and turns.
Fresh out of jail, Ulysse has only one idea in mind: making money.
Japanese nature, a mystical atmosphere and the leading performance by Juliette Binoche enchant in Naomi Kawase's new film.
What Doesn't Kill Us
Maximilian (August Zirner) is a popular psychotherapist, but as such, he not only struggles with his own worries and problems, but also with those of his many patients.
When Arabs Danced
Freedom is a universal concept. But what if radicals in the name of Allah destroy that freedom?
Woman at War
A delightful and modest environmental activist determined to bring down heavy industry one electric pylon at a time.
A muted but empowering drama about an Israeli woman facing sexual harassment in the workplace.
Swedish art provocateur Anna Odell's brave study on identity, sexuality and the wavering line between reality and fiction.
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