The winners of Finland’s Jussi Awards
The best Finnish films of the year 2015 were awarded in Jussi Gala on Saturday, March 19. The Jussi awards were given by Filmiaura, an association of Finnish film professionals. Aleksi Salmenperä’s Distractions collected a total of three awards including the award for the best director, while Klaus Härö’s The Fencer was the best film of the year.
Kari Sohlberg was awarded with Concrete Jussi for his life-time work.
The winners in categorical order were:
The Fencer – Producers: Kai Norberg, Kaarle Aho
Aleksi Salmenperä – Distractions
BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
Tommi Korpela – Distractions
BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
Krista Kosonen – The Midwife
BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Pirkka-Pekka Petelius – The Midwife
BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Mari Rantasila – Absolution
Karoliina Lindgren – Armi Alive!
Tuomo Hutri F.S.C. – The Fencer
Pan Sonic – Return of the Atom
Timo Anttila, Tuomas Seppänen – Big Game
Samu Heikkilä – Distractions
Otso Linnalaakso – Armi Alive!
Marjatta Nissinen – The Girl King
MAKE UP DESIGN
Salla Yli-Luopa – Lovemilla
BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM
Seamstress – director Ville Suhonen