Production: FI/SY 2016
Aleppo is a city in north-western Syria, located about 50 km south of the border with Turkey. Today it is considered to be the most dangerous and restless city in the world. Its inhabitants live in a state of constant fear and threat. Their existence can be compared to sitting on a time bomb. Juuso Lavonen and Vesa Rajala have produced an unusually disturbing short documentary about a Syrian-born Finnish citizen who delivers humanitarian aid to the city's children. It would be no exaggeration to call him a “secular saint.” The film is an unforgettable journey into the heart of true hell.