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Markus Lehmusruusu

Markus Lehmusruusu


Scriptwriter, Film Director


ScriptLab - projects Participant 2018


Lehmusruusu is a Finnish film director and screenwriter focusing on dramacomedies.

His graduation film (Film Directing / Aalto-Yliopisto) MISS ZAHRA - a love story between a lonely Finnish forest machine driver and an Iraqi woman - opened for a wide festival circuit in 2015 at the Palm Springs and Moscow International Film Festivals.

Lehmusruusu has directed a tv-series and several award winning commercials. Currently he is working on a tv-series and writing his first feature film, THE SQUIRREL.