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Awards / Finland

Void and The Ragged Life of Juice Leskinen triumph at the Jussi Awards

Void and The Ragged Life of Juice Leskinen triumph at the Jussi Awards

The 2019 Jussis have championed courage, crowning a film made without the support of the Finnish Film Foundation  

25/03 | Awards | Finland

AJ Annila’s period drama The Eternal Road comes out on top at the Jussi Awards

AJ Annila’s period drama The Eternal Road comes out on top at the Jussi Awards

In the midst of controversy, Aku Louhimies’ war epic (and the audience’s favourite) The Unknown Soldier received five of the top Finnish prizes  

26/03/2018 | Awards | Finland

An even happier day for Kuosmanen’s The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki

An even happier day for Kuosmanen’s The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki

The award-winning feature received eight Jussis – Finland’s national film prize – when Filmiaura presented this year’s winners in Helsinki  

27/03/2017 | Awards | Finland

Another happy day for Olli Mäki in Helsinki

Another happy day for Olli Mäki in Helsinki

Juho Kuosmanen’s feature debut won two prizes when the Finnish Film Producers’ Association awarded last year’s best achievements  

23/09/2016 | Awards | Finland

The Jussi for Best Film goes to The Fencer, with three prizes for Distractions

The Jussi for Best Film goes to The Fencer, with three prizes for Distractions

Aleksi Salmenperä’s Distractions cashed in on three of its nine nominations for the Finnish national film prize, but missed out on Best Film, which went to Klaus Härö  

24/03/2016 | Awards | Finland

US Spotlight Award for Flinckenberg; Berlinale prizes for two Danish films

US Spotlight Award for Flinckenberg; Berlinale prizes for two Danish films

Peter Flinckenberg has been honoured by the American Society of Cinematographers, while Berlin has given awards to films by Joshua Oppenheimer and Vladimir Tomic  

19/02/2015 | Awards | Finland/Denmark

They Have Escaped, but not from four Jussis

They Have Escaped, but not from four Jussis

J-P Valkeapää’s third feature was the big winner at the Finnish national film awards, from which veteran actor Antti Litja walked away with two statuettes  

02/02/2015 | Awards | Finland

Jóhannsson in the running for an Oscar, Flinckenberg for the Spotlight

Jóhannsson in the running for an Oscar, Flinckenberg for the Spotlight

The Icelandic composer scored UK contender The Theory of Everything, while the Finnish cinematographer filmed Concrete Night  

19/01/2015 | Awards | Iceland/Finland/USA

They won’t escape the Finnish Jussi Awards

They won’t escape the Finnish Jussi Awards

J-P Valkeapää’s Venice and Toronto contender, They Have Escaped, is nominated for seven Jussis, Finland’s national film prize  

12/01/2015 | Awards | Finland

Concrete Night awarded for Best Director, Best Producers

Concrete Night awarded for Best Director, Best Producers

Pirjo Honkasalo and producers Mark Lwoff and Misha Jaari received top prizes as the fourth Finnish Film Week drew to a close in Helsinki  

26/09/2014 | Awards | Finland