(b. 1979) has previously directed two feature-length films. Mobile Horror (YLE, 2010) was a Finnish TV movie based on Juha Jokela’s highly popular play by the same title. Kuparinen’s first feature film was the romantic comedy, Body Fat Index of Love, 2012. Three of his short films (Homevideo, Truth or Dare, Sirocco) have won main prizes at international film festivals; Sirocco won the H.C. Andersen Award, the Grand Prix at the Odense Film Festival in Denmark in 2013. Sirocco and Mikko were also chosen for the “10 Directors to Watch” DVD published by four Nordic film magazines. 2 Nights till Morning is Mikko Kuparinen’s first English-language work as a film director.