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Maria Ruotsala

Maria Ruotsala


Scriptwriter, Film Director


Script&Pitch Participant 2005


Maria studied fine arts in Helsinki. Young Artist of the Year 1990. Her works of art are included in the collections of in Centre Pompidou in Paris. Studied film in London.The award-winning films: Hyper Sensitive and Rosegarden. TV mini-series Happy Home won critical and audience acclaim and brought in the award for Best Female Actress at the annual the “Finnish Emmys”. Apeiron, a feature film received widespread critical acclaim. She has been described as a talented visionary, a unique filmmaker. Currently works on the feature film Black Sun and international tv-series Mirdja.

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