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Markku Pölönen

Markku Pölönen was born on September 16, 1957 in Eno, Finland. He is a writer and director, known for Dog Nail Clipper (2004), The Land of Happiness (1993) and A Summer by the River (1998). See full bio »

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 2018 Oma maa
 2007-2012 Karjalan kunnailla (TV Series) (original idea - 19 episodes)
- Sanoiko kukaan tahdon? (2012) ... (original idea)
- Polttareiden varjolla sabotaasia (2012) ... (original idea)
- Ensi-iltajännitystä ja kieroja suunnitelmia (2012) ... (original idea)
- Asiakaspalvelua ja treffejä (2012) ... (original idea)
- Paljastuksia (2012) ... (original idea)
 2009 Rally On! (written by)
 2007 The Matriarch (written by)
 2004 Dog Nail Clipper (screenplay)
 2002 Duetto amoroso (TV Movie)
 2000 Badding
 1998 A Summer by the River (written by)
 1996 Abiel (TV Movie)
 1993 The Land of Happiness (writer)
 1990 Kiertotähden keisari (Short)
 1988 A Gift from Heaven (Short)
 1988 Phantom Finn (TV Movie documentary) (workgroup)
 1986 The Salmon (Documentary short)
 1984 Yön yli (Short)
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Show Show Self (13 credits)

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Writes columns for TV-maailma. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | See more »

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Filmed his movie "Emmauksen Tiellä" in just one day. See more »


Makes films set in Finland's countryside rather than cities

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