Hope – Enzian Theater

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Norway’s Official Submission for Best International Feature 93rd Academy Awards®  Shortlisted

Stream new release Hope and support Enzian!

Here’s how this works:
For $12, the service provider will grant you access to the film, which is viewable on any internet-connected device including laptops, tablets, and smartphones. If you have the appropriate technology (Chromecast, Amazon Firestick, AirPlay, Apple TV, Smart TV, etc), you may be able to stream this to your television at home from your computer or phone.

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For every purchase of Hope from Friday, April 23rd, through Thursday, May 6th, nearly 50% goes directly back to Enzian in an effort to support us. We appreciate your support!

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Certified Fresh with 100% on Rotten Tomatoes!

Anja lives with Tomas in a large family of biological children and stepchildren. For a number of years the two adults have grown independent of each other, with creative jobs in parallel worlds. When Anja gets a terminal cancer diagnosis, their modern life breaks down and exposes neglected love. Alone with her grief and her fears, Anja realizes that she needs Tomas’ full help and support. It’s their only chance. How else will their children find the strength once she is gone, if their parents are unable to weather the storm together? Anja and Tomas are thrown into a crash course in mutual trust, and eventually a joint struggle, to deal with this unexpected and premature death. By getting to know each other anew, they unconsciously become principal characters in a love story, finally learning to truly love each other after a long life spent together.

Norway | Sweden | Denmark, 130 minutes, Not Rated, In Norwegian and Swedish with English subtitles, Directed by Maria Sødahl

  • 4 stars "Superb!! One of the year’s richest and most rewarding contemporary dramas."

    —RogerEbert.com
  • Critic’s Pick! “A brave movie!"

    —Jeannette Catsoulis, The New York Times
  • "Miraculous and moving!”

    —Robert Abele, LA TIMES
  • "Brimming with human life and feeling! ‘Hope' earns its title, in every hard-won, emotionally honest sense of the word.”

    —Ann Hornaday, Washington Post
  • "Unwraps gorgeous feelings and difficult truths with marvelous dexterity for two masterfully staged hours.”

    —Bob Strauss, San Francisco Chronicle
  • "Maria Sødahl considers the extreme emotions provoked by a medical emergency with an impressive force of clarity.”

    —Slant Magazine
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