|Born||2 May 1939|
|Died||21 March 1997 57) (aged|
|Occupation|| Film director |
|Years active||1963 - 1997|
Pekka Parikka (2 May 1939 – 21 March 1997) was a Finnish film director and screenwriter. His 1989 film The Winter War was entered into the 40th Berlin International Film Festival. He is buried in the Hietaniemi Cemetery in Helsinki.
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