THE ETERNAL ROAD
by Antti-Jussi Annila (Ikitie, Finland, 2017, 1h43)
starring Tommi Korpela, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Hannu-Pekka Björkman
USSR in the 1930s. Suspected of being a Communist, with his life in danger Jussi is obliged to abandon his family and flee to the Soviet Union. There, he is greeted by the political police who want to take advantage of his knowledge of English and force him to spy on the Americans who have come to take part in building the socialist society. He becomes involved with them, however, and at their side discovers the terrible reality of Stalin's regime.