Aku Louhimies (Finland)

Aku Louhimies is an award-winning director and screenwriter known for his films interpreting reality beautifully, yet truthfully. Over the past decade, his films have established him as one of the pre-eminent directors of Scandinavian cinema today.

The works of Louhimies, who is accomplished in both film and television, have consistently garnered attention and praise both domestically and internationally. Included amongst his nine feature films are the European Film Award nominees 8-Ball (2013) and Frozen Land (2005). Louhimies also directed the five-part event series called Rebellion (2016) about the birth of independent Ireland. His most recent work Unknown Soldier (2017) is an epic World War II film based on the best-known Finnish novel. Louhimies is the director, producer and a writer of Unknown Soldier.

As a dedicated father of four, Louhimies is passionate about using the medium of film for socially and environmentally constructive purposes.

Filmography

  • Unknown Soldier
    2017
  • Rebellion
    2016
  • 8-Ball
    2013
  • Naked Harbour
    2012
  • Tears of April
    2008
  • Man Exposed
    2006
  • Frozen City
    2006
  • Frozen Land
    2005
  • Lovers & Leavers
    2002
  • Restless
    2000

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