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Flowers of Evil / Pahan kukat

Crime, trouble and misguided youths in suburban Helsinki is the premise of Flowers of Evil, a punk rock Finnish film that premiered last month in Finland. Recently the winner of the Best Director award at the 19th Shanghai International Film Festival for Flowers of Evil, Antti Jokinen is no stranger to Finnish film, having directed majors like Purge, The Resident and most recently the critically-acclaimed The Midwife. Here he returns with another realistic commentary on various aspects of life, this time in the troubled suburbs of . . .

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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.