COMPARTMENT NO. 6 World Cinema


Finland Official International Feature Film Oscar® Submission

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 larger-than-life Russian miner, the unexpected encounter leads the occupants of Compartment No. 6 to face major truths about human connection. COMPARTMENT NO. 6 shared the Grand Prix award at Cannes in 2021 and has been selected as Finland’s official entry for the 94th Academy Awards®.

Juho Kuosmanen is a Helsinki-based filmmaker, festival director and train enthusiast. He was born and raised in a small town on the west coast of Finland, where he has his annual film festival Kokkola Kinojuhlat. According to his mother, it’s the best film festival in the world.


Country: Finland, Germany, Russia

Year: 2021

Director: Juho Kuosmanen

Screenwriters: Andris Feldmanis, Livia Ulman, Juho Kuosmanen

Producers: Jussi Rantamäki, Emilia Haukka (Aamu Film Company)

Director of Photography: J-P Passi

Editor: Jussi Rautaniemi

Production Designer: Kari Kankaanpää

Cast/Featuring: Seidi Haarla, Yuriy Borisov, Dinara Drukarova, Julia Aug, Lidia Kostina, Tomi Alatalo, Viktor Chuprov, Denis Pyanov, Polina Aug

Running Time (minutes): 107