Aku Louhimies is an award-winning director and screenwriter. Over the last decade his highly acclaimed, commercially successful films have established him as one of the most preeminent directors of Scandinavian cinema today.
Aku’s most recent feature film Unknown Soldier is the biggest grossing Finnish film of all time and won 5 (nominated for 10) Jussi Awards (Finnish Film Awards) in 2018, including the People’s Choice Award.
In 2004, Aku was elected Director of the Year by the Association of Finnish Film Directors. He is currently serving as the head of the Finnish Directors Guild.
He is fluent in English, Finnish, Swedish, and Spanish.
Jussi Award: People's Choice Award
Elokuvaosakeyhtiö Suomi 2017
Miia Haavisto, Tommi Kangasmaa, Aku Louhimies, Mikko Tenhunen
Mikko Nousiainen, Samuel Vauramo, Johannes Holopainen
Nominated Irish Film and Television Award: Best Drama
Element Pictures, Touchpaper Television
Perdita Weeks, Barry Keoghan, Charlie Murphy
First Floor Productions, Edith Film Oy
Pauli Pentti, Liisa Penttilä
Jasper Pääkkönen, Sean Pertwee, Laura Birn