Pekka Lehto

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Pekka Lehto
Born (1948-03-14) 14 March 1948 (age 71)
Valkeakoski, Finland
OccupationFilm director
Years active1976-present

Pekka Lehto (born 14 March 1948) is a Finnish film director.[1] He has directed fifteen films since 1976. He co-directed Flame Top with Pirjo Honkasalo and the film was entered into the 1981 Cannes Film Festival.[2] He also won the Jussi Award for Best Director for the film.[3]

His 1992 film Kaivo was entered into the competition at the 49th Venice International Film Festival.[4][5]

Selected filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pietari Kääpä (2012). Directory of World Cinema: Finland. Intellect Books. pp. 27–. ISBN 978-1-84150-617-3.
  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Flame Top". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 3 June 2009.
  3. ^ "Jussi 1981". filmweb. Retrieved 7 March 2017.
  4. ^ Eurimages News. Editions 1-11. Council of Europe, 1992.
  5. ^ "Venezia, Libertà Per Gli Autori". La Repubblica. 31 July 1992. Retrieved 29 April 2014.

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