“Shark” was the mysterious international Master’s degree student who would not reveal his home country to Finnish Satu.
Gradually, his new friends found out that the young student of medicine had arrived to Finland from Kurdistan, Iraq.
In Finland, everything else happens in an unhurried pace as well, from busses to queues at the local market.
Complaining about Finnish politics seems trivial compared to the situation in Turkey.
Başak works in customer service and has sometimes noticed that people are hesitant to ask her for help.
Perhaps they are not sure whether Başak speaks Finnish.
As a couple they are a curiosity: in the majority of cases, you see a Finnish woman with a Turkish man she met during a holiday in the south.
Başak and Sami have not been discriminated against.