Pirjo Honkasalo

Pirjo Honkasalo is a highly established director, cinematographer and scriptwriter. She directed several feature films in the 1970s and 80s together with Pekka Lehto, including Flame Top which was in Cannes Competition in 1980. In the 1990s, she continued alone and turned to feature documentaries, directing the prize winning trilogy Mysterion, Tanjuska and the 7 Devils, and Atman. Since then, she has directed the stunningly beautiful The 3 Rooms of Melancholia (2004), and her return to fiction was Concrete Night in 2012.