Favourite Films: Tommi Korpela

In our series Favourite Films, we speak to Nordic directors, producers and actors about the Nordic films that have inspired them.

Finnish actor Tommi Korpela

Tommi Korpela is a Finnish actor and writer known for his roles in Rare Exports: A Christmas TaleA Man’s Job and Distractions. Over the last twelve months, he has had roles in Aki Kaurismaki’s The Other Side of Hope, plus The Mine, Lake Bodom and Flowers of Evil.


Read our interview with Tommi Korpela here. 

Fucking Åmal

I love Lukas Moodyssons movies. Brilliant acting, deep touching characters with intelligent humor.”

The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki

“The best Finnish movie made. A masterpiece.”

After The Wedding

“Susan Biers scripts are something to be envious of as an actor! Always surprising, always good and humane.”


Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.