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Releases / Finland

New Finnish films go straight into the charts

New Finnish films go straight into the charts

Led by Xavier Picard’s Moomins on the Riviera, from Finnish author Tove Jansson’s comic strips, the weekend’s number 1, 2 and 3 are all local  

14/10/2014 | Releases | Finland

First stop: Finland for Picard’s Moomins on the Riviera

First stop: Finland for Picard’s Moomins on the Riviera

Xavier Picard’s hand-drawn animation feature based on Finnish author Tove Jansson’s comic strips will have its world premiere on 10 October  

02/10/2014 | Releases | Finland

The oldest player in the National Hockey League, Selanne still scores

The oldest player in the National Hockey League, Selanne still scores

Finnish director Jukka-Pekka Silli’s documentary The Finnish Flash – A Teemu Selanne Story opens second only to Disney’s Planes, breaking box office records  

01/10/2013 | Releases | Finland

While Niko 2 is flying worldwide, Finland's Anima Vitae has other plans

While Niko 2 is flying worldwide, Finland's Anima Vitae has other plans

The Finnish animation studio behind the series of CGI-animated young flying reindeer with vertigo sets up business in Malaysia, signing US partner for financing and distribution  

21/11/2012 | Releases/industry | Finland

Finnish private eye ready for third case this year

Finland’s most popular private investigator, Jussi Valtteri Vares – a hard-boiled PI in his forties with only two weaknesses: cold beer and warm women – is almost half-way through his 2011...  

20/07/2011 | Releases | Finland

Hella W biopic on Finnish screens

The Finnish/Estonian co-production Hella W, directed by Juha Wuolijoki, comes out on 70 Finnish screens today courtesy of Sandrew Metronome. Wuolijoki’s debut feature, Christmas Story, was the...  

28/01/2011 | Releases | Finland

Karukoski’s Lapland Odyssey converts Finns

Karukoski’s Lapland Odyssey converts Finns

Released last Friday by Sandrew Metronome on 81 screens, Dome Karukoski’s comedy road movie Lapland Odyssey went straight to number one, beating Despicable Me (UIP) and setting a new record for a...  

20/10/2010 | Releases | Finland

The 3 Rooms soon to open in the US

Kristiina Pervilä’s The 3 Rooms of Melancholia is set to open in the US on 27 April in New York Film Forum, with US distributor First Run/Icarus Films handling the general US release of the film....  

20/04/2005 | Releases | Finland