Juho Kuosmanen

Compartment No. 6

By Mark Asch

Two strangers meet on a fateful train journey from Moscow to the Arctic Circle in Juho Kuosmanen’s romantic drama.


Juho Kuosmanen: ‘Steal from many different places and you can’t get caught!’

By David Jenkins

The director of Compartment No. 6 on the joys of filming on location – in this case, a vintage passenger train.

Discover a classic, booze-fuelled sequence of female self discovery

By Marina Ashioti

In praise of Juho Kuosmanen’s Compartment No. 6 and a scene of human connection around shots of moonshine.

Compartment No. 6 – first-look review

By Mark Asch

This delicate Finnish comedy of social and political manners has all the trappings of an arthouse crowd-pleaser.

Eight good reasons why you should shoot on 16mm film

By David Jenkins

Juho Kousmanen, director of The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki, extols the virtues of celluloid.

Watch this exclusive clip from your new favourite boxing movie

By Little White Lies

The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki is the Finnish boxing rom-com you never knew you needed.

Meet the forward-thinking creatives leading Finnish cinema’s charge

By Adam Woodward

Aki Kaurismäki is still king, but emerging voices at both ends of the scale are ensuring a bright future for this small Scandinavian nation.

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