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Mikko Niskanen (I) (1929–1990)

Mikko Niskanen (1929-1990) was a Finnish film director, writer, producer and actor. He started his directing career in 1962 after studying film making in Moscow. His first feature film The Boys (1962) was a proof of his talent and earned him a Jussi Award for directing. During the next 12 months he also directed movies Sissit (1963) - which he won... See full bio »


(age 61) in Helsinki, Finland

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 1988 Lumberjacking
 1987 KELA kanssamme (Documentary short)
 1986 Kuhmoinen kuhtuu (Documentary short)
 1985 Yrittäjä - yksi meistä (Documentary short)
 1982 Gotta Run!
 1980 ETYK - päämääränä rauha (Documentary short)
 1980 Odotus (Short)
 1976 Finland Day by Day (Documentary)
 1974 Omat koirat purivat (TV Movie)
 1973 Lisäansioissa (TV Movie documentary short)
 1973 Veikko ja Linnea (TV Movie documentary short)
 1973 Pajatso (TV Movie)
 1973 Pellot paketissa (TV Movie documentary short)
 1973 Sakari ja Liisa (TV Movie documentary short)
 1972 Eight Deadly Shots (TV Mini-Series)
 1969 Elävä ruumis (TV Movie)
 1967 Ihmisiä elämän pohjalla (TV Movie)
 1966 Skin, Skin
 1965 Tie Pentinkulmalle (TV Movie)
 1965 Turhan vuoksi (Documentary short)
 1964 Madame (TV Movie)
 1964 Pikku-Pässi (Documentary short)
 1964 Skatta (TV Movie documentary)
 1963 Sissit
 1963 Poika ja koira (Documentary short)
 1963 Savu (Documentary short)
 1962 The Boys
 1962 Kettu ja viinirypäleet (TV Movie)
 1962 Jaanan luottamus (Documentary short)
 1962 Päämäärä (Documentary short)
 1962 Romulus (Documentary short)
 1957 Koulutie (Documentary short)
 1957 Oma tyttökouluni (Documentary short)
 1956 Kaiken varalta (Short)
 1956 Näinkin saattaa tapahtua (Documentary short)
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Kalervo Lehto

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Won 6 Jussi's for directing, more than anyone else in the history. See more »


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