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Juuso Syrjä talks filmmaking and BORDERTOWN

 

Juuso Syrjä is a Finnish film director who’s been in the field ever since he graduated from high school. The 41-year-old filmmaker specialises in commercial films but dreams of working as a Hollywood director. Syrjä talks about his career, plans and what the new Finnish Nordic Noir hit Bordertown has to offer to foreign markets.

Cinema Scandinavia: You studied at the Tampere Arts-Oriented Senior Secondary School, the starting point for many known TV names and filmmakers in Finland. Did your interest for film struck in high school or was it a . . .

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Mimmi Ahonen

Mimmi is a student at Tampere Arts-Oriented Senior Secondary School with growing interest for culture journalism, Norway and all things film.