Timo Sakari Puustinen (born 25 October 1979) is a Finnishfilm director, screenwriter, and film producer.
He directed, wrote and produced the 2005 horror film Aika tappaa. Now he is directing Sanansaattaja movie.
Nils Ole Hilmer Torvalds is a Finnish politician and Member of the European Parliament (MEP). He is a member of the Swedish People's Party of Finland, part of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe.
Matti Pellonpää was a Finnish actor and a musician. He rose to international fame with his roles in both Aki Kaurismäki's and Mika Kaurismäki's films; particularly being a regular in Aki's films, appearing in 18 of them.
The Finns Party, formerly known in English as the True Finns, is a Finnish right-wing populist political party. It was founded in 1995 following the dissolution of the Finnish Rural Party.
Timo Juhani Soini is a Finnish politician who is the co-founder and former leader of the Finns Party. He served as Deputy Prime Minister of Finland from 2015 to 2017 and Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2015 to 2019.
Mikko Johannes Leppilampi is a Finnish actor, musician, and TV host. He is the son of Jukka Leppilampi, a Finnish gospel musician. Leppilampi is considered to be one of the most promising stars of Finland's movie industry in the new millennium. He shot to fame as a result of his debut movie Helmiä ja sikoja, for which he also won a Jussi award.
Peter Vilhelm Franzén is a Finnish actor, author, screenwriter, and director.
Timo Torikka is a Finnish actor. He graduated from the Theatre Academy of Finland in 1982, after which he has worked both on the stage and onscreen. One of his most well known parts is the role of Pentti Saari in Pekka Parikka's film Talvisota. He also acted in two episodes of French television series Maigret with Bruno Cremer.
Jussi Kristian Halla-aho is a Finnish politician who has served as a member of the Parliament of Finland from 2011 to 2014 and again since 2019, and as the leader of the Finns Party since 10 June 2017. Previously, between 2014 and 2019, he was a member of the European Parliament, where he was part of the Identity and Democracy group.
Change 2011 is a Finnish political party founded in 2009. The chairman of the party is Anita Saarinen. The party's name refers to 2011 Finnish parliamentary election, the first election the party participated in. The party's main goals are direct democracy, freedom of speech, and the interest of the citizens of Finland. The party also wants to "rationalize" immigration politics, and have "just sentences" given for violent and sexual crimes.
Hobitit is a nine-part Finnish live action fantasy television miniseries originally broadcast in 1993 on Yle TV1. Directed by Timo Torikka and produced by Olof Qvickström, it is based on The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien, but limits itself to the journey of the hobbits Frodo and Sam, carrying the One Ring to Mount Doom. Their adventures are narrated by Sam many years later to an audience of young hobbits. Except for a flashback to Bilbo's encounter with Gollum, no material from Tolkien's novel The Hobbit is used.
A Long Hot Summer is a 1999 Finnish rock comedy film written and directed by Perttu Leppä. It was the most popular youth film of the 1990s in Finland. The film, set in 1980, tells the story of a fictional rock band called Kalle Päätalo. Due to the film's popularity, the band started to tour around the country.
Puustinen is a Finnish surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Sanna Puustinen is a Finnish curler. Puustinen grew up in Hyvinkää but lives in Helsinki.
Parliamentary elections were held in Finland on 14 April 2019. For the first time, no party received more than 20% of the vote. The Centre Party, which had been the largest party following the 2015 elections lost 18 seats as it recorded its lowest vote share since 1917 and dropped to fourth place, with the Social Democratic Party seeing the biggest gains, winning an additional six seats and narrowly becoming the largest party. The Green League and the Left Alliance also gained five and four seats respectively.
Presidential elections were held in Finland on 28 January 2018. The incumbent Sauli Niinistö received 62.7% of the vote and was elected for a second term, avoiding a second round. The term will be from 1 February 2018 to 1 March 2024. Although the President is elected by direct election, Niinistö gained a plurality in all municipalities and a majority in all but 13 municipalities.
Timo Olavi Harakka is a Finnish politician, journalist and author. Since April 2015, he has represented the electoral district of Uusimaa in the Parliament of Finland as a Social Democrat.
Timo Stavitski is a Finnish professional footballer who plays as a forward for Stade Malherbe Caen.
Blue Reform is a Finnish conservative political party.
Jukka Puotila is a Finnish actor and impersonator. He appeared in more than sixty films since 1981. In television, he is best known as Pertti Mäkimaa in Yle TV1's drama series Kotikatu (1995–2012).
A Moment in the Reeds is a 2017 Finnish romantic drama film written and directed by Mikko Mäkelä in his feature directorial debut. It stars Janne Puustinen and Boodi Kabbani. The film had its world premiere at the 2017 BFI London Film Festival as part of the Love strand. Unusually for a Finnish film, most of the dialog is in English as it is the only language shared by the two leading characters.
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