Monday, February 02, 2015

2015 Jussi Awards Winners

The big winner of yesterday's awards ceremony was He ovat paenneet (They Have Escaped) by J-P Valkeapää as collected a total of four awards, including the award for best film and the directing award.

To check winners in all categories go official site here, available only in Finnish or go here for English.

Winners are in *BLUE.

Today Filmiaura, an association of film professionals, announced the Jussi Awards nominations that honor filmmaking in Finnish cinema since 1944. The Jussi Awards cover altogether 15 categories: best film, direction, actress in a leading role, actor in a leading role, actress in a supporting role, actor in a supporting role, script, cinematography, music, editing, sound design, set design, costume design, makeup design and documentary.

He ovat paenneet (They Have Escaped) leads the pack with 7 nominations followed by Päin seinää (Headfirst) with 5, Aikuisten poika (Boy Upside Down) and Kesäkaverit (Summertime) with 4 nominations each.

The winners will be awarded at the Jussi awards ceremony in Helsinki on February 1, 2015. Below are the nominees for some categories and if you wish to learn nominees in all categories go here for Finnish or here for English.

Best Film
*He ovat paenneet (They Have Escaped)
Kesäkaverit (Summertime)
Mielensäpahoittaja (The Grump)
Päin seinää (Headfirst)

Dome Karukoski for Mielensäpahoittaja (The Grump)
Antti Heikki Pesonen for Päin seinää (Headfirst)
*J-P Valkeapää for He ovat paenneet (They Have Escaped)

Best Actress in a Leading Role
Heidi Herala in Eila, Rampe ja Likka (Eila, Rampe and Baby Girl)
Anna Paavilainen in Kesäkaverit (Summertime)
*Anu Sinisalo in Ei kiitos (No Thank You)

Best Actor in a Leading Role
Kari Hietalahti in Aikuisten poika (Boy Upside Down)
*Antti Litja in Mielensäpahoittaja (The Grump)
Eero Ritala in Päin seinää (Headfirst)

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