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The winners of Finland’s Jussi Awards

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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:

BEST FILM
The Fencer – Producers: Kai Norberg, Kaarle Aho

DIRECTING
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

BEST SCRIPT
Karoliina Lindgren – Armi Alive!

CINEMATOGRAPHY
Tuomo Hutri F.S.C. – The Fencer

MUSIC
Pan Sonic – Return of the Atom

SOUND DESIGN
Timo Anttila, Tuomas Seppänen – Big Game

EDITING
Samu Heikkilä – Distractions

SET DESIGN
Otso Linnalaakso – Armi Alive!

COSTUME DESIGN
Marjatta Nissinen – The Girl King

MAKE UP DESIGN
Salla Yli-Luopa – Lovemilla

BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM
Seamstress – director Ville Suhonen