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Production / Finland

The "king of Finnish tango" gets the biopic treatment in The Singer

The "king of Finnish tango" gets the biopic treatment in The Singer

Director Timo Koivusalo takes a closer look at one of Finland’s most beloved performers, Olavi Virta, but doesn’t shy away from the less glamorous aspects of his life  

17/08 | Production | Finland

J-P Valkeapää channels Billy Wilder in his new film, Dogs Don’t Wear Pants

J-P Valkeapää channels Billy Wilder in his new film, Dogs Don’t Wear Pants

The Finnish director, whose last film, They Have Escaped, won four Jussi Awards in 2015, including Best Film, is currently in pre-production with his third feature  

14/08 | Production | Finland

Ailo's Journey puts the spotlight on Lapland

Ailo's Journey puts the spotlight on Lapland

Guillaume Maidatchevsky’s French-Finnish co-production will follow a new-born reindeer trying to find its way through the arctic wilderness  

26/06 | Production | France/Finland

Shooting is under way on Marie Grahtø’s thoroughly female debut, Teenage Jesus

Shooting is under way on Marie Grahtø’s thoroughly female debut, Teenage Jesus

The Danish talent hires an all-female cast for her psychotic realistic drama, starring Victoria Carmen Sonne, Lisa Carlehed, and Trine Dyrholm in lead roles  

13/06 | Production | Denmark/Finland

Selma Vilhunen finishes editing her new film, Stupid Young Heart

Selma Vilhunen finishes editing her new film, Stupid Young Heart

The acclaimed Finnish director, nominated for an Academy Award for her short Do I Have to Take Care of Everything?, has just wrapped the editing of her much-anticipated second fiction feature  

06/04 | Production | Finland

Biopic about Juice Leskinen, the “Bob Dylan of Finland”, currently filming

Biopic about Juice Leskinen, the “Bob Dylan of Finland”, currently filming

Ragged Life of Juice Leskinen, directed by Teppo Airaksinen, will focus on one of the most prominent Finnish singer-songwriters in history, who passed away in 2006  

04/04 | Production | Finland

Klaus Härö set to release One Last Deal in the autumn

Klaus Härö set to release One Last Deal in the autumn

The Finnish director has started editing his new film, about an elderly art dealer desperate to find a real treasure before he retires, while trying to reconnect with his neglected family  

07/02 | Production | Finland

Iron Sky: The Ark set to conquer China

Iron Sky: The Ark set to conquer China

The third instalment in the space Nazis franchise has signed up Andy Garcia, is taking advantage of the Finnish cash rebate and is aiming high on the Chinese market  

07/02 | Production | Finland/China/Canada

Baldvin Z's Let Me Fall in post-production

Baldvin Z's Let Me Fall in post-production

The new Nordic drama is an Icelandic-Finnish co-production starring Elín Sif Halldórsdóttir, Eyrún Björk Jakobsdóttir and Thorsteinn Bachmann  

06/02 | Production | Iceland/Finland

Coincidence is the fourth character in Simo Halinen’s East of Sweden

Coincidence is the fourth character in Simo Halinen’s East of Sweden

Finnish producer Liisa Penttilä-Asikainen of Kaiho Republic is bringing the new thriller drama to life, with Laura Birn, David Nzinga and Samuel Vauramo in the leading roles  

24/04/2017 | Production | Finland/Sweden