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Famous Film Directors from Finland

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List of famous film directors from Finland, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Finland has given birth to some great movie directors over the years, many of who have gone on to direct popular comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Finnish directors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Finland and an aspiring director then these are people you should look up to.

Items here include everything from Janne Kuusi to Heikki Partanen.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Finnish directors?" and "Which directors are from Finland?"

You can click on the names of these legendary directors of Finland in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Finnish directors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.
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    Finland, Helsinki

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    Orimattila, Finland

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    Helsinki, Finland

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    Helsinki, Finland

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    Helsinki, Finland

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    Aleksi Salmenperä Helsinki, Finland

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    Helsinki, Finland

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    Antti Heikki Pesonen Finland

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    Antti Jokinen Nurmijärvi, Finland

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    Antti-Jussi Annila Scandinavia, Uusimaa, Europe

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    Astoria, Oregon, United States of America

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    Arto Halonen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Directors from Finland

    Arto Halonen Joensuu, Finland

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    Jyväskylä, Finland

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    Helsinki, Finland

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    Dome Karukoski is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Directors from Finland

    Dome Karukoski Nicosia, Cyprus

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    Edvin Laine Scandinavia, Europe, Northern Europe

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    Hämeenlinna, Finland

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    Nummi-Pusula, Finland

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    Savonlinna, Finland

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    Helsinki, Finland

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    Helsinki, Finland

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    Erkko Kivikoski Iisalmi, Finland

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    Gustav Wiklund Scandinavia, Uusimaa, Europe

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    Helsinki, Finland

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    Hanna Maylett Finland

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    Hannu Salonen Scandinavia, Pori, Europe

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    Hannu Seikkula Scandinavia, Europe, Northern Europe

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    Harri J. Rantala Nurmo, Finland

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    Finland, Helsinki

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    Heikki Partanen Helsinki, Finland

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    Heikki Seppälä Scandinavia, Uusimaa, Europe

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    Iikka Vekhalti

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    Ilmari Unho Uusikaupunki, Finland

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    Ilppo Pohjola Keuruu, Finland

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    Käkisalmi, Finland

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    Rautjärvi, Finland

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    Helsinki, Finland

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    Jack Witikka Helsinki, Finland

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    Helsinki, Finland

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    Janne Kuusi is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Directors from Finland

    Janne Kuusi Helsinki, Finland

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    Finland, Lahti

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    Hämeenlinna, Finland

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    Joona Tena Helsinki, Finland

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    Helsinki, Finland

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    Turku, Finland

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    Ilmajoki, Finland

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