Best director, Silver Berlin Bear, 2017.
Best feature, Jerusalem Film Festival, 2017.
Khaled, a young Syrian mechanic who has escaped Aleppo’s living nightmare finds his way into Helsinki by accidentally stowing himself away on a coal freighter. On the other side of town, Wikström, a joyless travelling salesman, experiences a profound mid-life crisis. Under those circumstances, Khaled and Wikström who are desperately looking for a fresh start will eventually cross paths.