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Pekka Parikka (1939–1997)

Trivia:

After the success of Talvisota (1989) Parikka was asked to come to Hollywood to direct a film. He spend there two years reading scripts, but none of them were interesting enough, so he declined all the offers that were given to him (one of them was to direct The Firm (1989)) and returned to Finland.

Died:

(age 57) in Helsinki, Finland

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Filmography

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 1996 Maigret (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1993 Varusmiehestä reserviläiseksi (Documentary short)
 1993 Varusmiehet (Documentary short)
 1988 Pohjanmaa
 1987 Arvet (TV Movie)
 1985 Kivisydän (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1985)
- Episode #1.3 (1985)
- Episode #1.2 (1985)
- Episode #1.1 (1985)
 1984 Jäinen horisontti (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Kuudes jakso (1984)
- Viides jakso (1984)
- Neljäs jakso (1984)
- Kolmas jakso (1984)
- Toinen jakso (1984)
 1983 Tasavallan ihmisiä (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1982 Suomalaisia tunnustuksia (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Hiljaisuuden utu (1982)
 1982 Huomenna on hyvä päivä (TV Movie)
 1981-1982 Vanhempi veli (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Viides osa (1982)
- Neljäs osa (1981)
- Kolmas osa (1981)
- Toinen osa (1981)
- Ensimmäinen osa (1981)
 1980 Tosimiehiä (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1979 Rakas peto (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- Umpikuja (1979)
- Syöksykierre (1979)
- Pako (1979)
- Syyllinen (1979)
- Uhkapeli (1979)
 1978 Vanhainkotirakkautta (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1978)
- Episode #1.2 (1978)
- Episode #1.1 (1978)
 1977 Teollisuustyöntekijä Virtanen (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Pohojosen poikia (1977)
- Lakko (1977)
 1977 Isältä pojalle (TV Movie)
 1977 Kiviset aidat (TV Movie)
 1967-1974 Hulukkoset (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- Kansalliskukka (1968)
- Eihvelin torni (1968)
 1971 Tieasioita (TV Movie)
 1969 Tahdon Stadiin (TV Movie documentary)
 1968 Murheenlaakso (TV Series)
  Teatterituokio (TV Series) (1 episode, 1967) (television director - 1 episode)
- Mies ja laatikko (1967)
- Manasse Jäppinen ... (television director)
 1965 Spedevisio (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1965)
- Episode #1.6 (1965)
- Episode #1.5 (1965)
- Episode #1.4 (1965)
- Episode #1.3 (1965)
 1965 Muistojen Tallinna (TV Movie documentary)
 1965 Speden saluuna (TV Series) (12 episodes)
- Episode #1.15 (1965)
- Episode #1.14 (1965)
- Episode #1.13 (1965)
- Episode #1.10 (1965)
- Episode #1.9 (1965)
 1965 Ilmasilta (TV Series)
 1964 Me Tammelat (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Kesämökki (1964)
 1964 Meidän poikamme Kyproksella (TV Movie documentary)
 1963 Kaverukset (TV Series) (television director - 7 episodes)
- Lukurauha (1963) ... (television director)
- Hanskin koira (1963) ... (television director)
- Perhe-elämää (1963) ... (television director)
- Yksin (1963) ... (television director)
- Kilpatehtävähullu (1963) ... (television director)
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Trivia:

After the success of Talvisota (1989) Parikka was asked to come to Hollywood to direct a film. He spend there two years reading scripts, but none of them were interesting enough, so he declined all the offers that were given to him (one of them was to direct The Firm (1989)) and returned to Finland.

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