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John Webster

Finland

Biography

John Webster is a writer and director born in 1967 in Helsinki to English teachers who moved to Finland.

In 1996 John graduated from the University of Art and Design in Helsinki with an MA in documentary filmmaking.

He has been directing internationally awarded documentaries since 1990.

John is trilingual and speaks English, Swedish and Finnish.


Filmography:

Young, Free, Single (29', Finland, 1991)
Suckers (52', Finland, 1993)
Don't Tell Daddy (58', Finland, 1994)
Kaupunkisinfonia (62', Finland, 1995)
Different Trains (40', Finland, 1996)
Losing It (74', Finland, 1999)
Rooms of Shadow and Light (60', Finland, 2001)
Isolinnankatu (136', Finland, 2004)
What Comes Around (75', Finland, 2005)
The Skiers (11', Finland, 2007)
Recipes for Disaster (85', Finland, 2008)

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Recipes for Disaster

Recipes for Disaster (Orig.) / 2008 / Finland / 85 min

Director John Webster convinces his wife and two small children that the whole family should go on an oil-free diet, yet without having to give up their a middle class suburban lifestyle...

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