Selma Vilhunen


Renowned Finnish short and documentary film director and scriptwriter. She is the co-founder of the production company Tuffi Films. Her short film Do I Have to Take Care of Everything? (2012) was nominated for an Oscar award. In 2016, she directed her first feature Little Wing (ZFF 2018), which premiered at Toronto.


Films by this director

Stupid Young Heart

(Hölmö nuori sydän, Finland, Netherlands, Sweden, 2018)

Directed by: Selma Vilhunen
PHOTOGRAPHY: Lisabi Fridell

Teenagers Kiira and Lenni have just fallen in love and they’re already expecting a baby. Being from single-parent families, their future seems uncertain. But they are sticking to their decision to stay together and start a family. As adult commitments are proving too much for Lenni, he starts spending more time with an older, far-right man Janne and neglecting Kiira. Under Janne’s influence, Lenni stirs the waters of their multi-ethnic neighbourhood, so as Kiira’s pregnancy adv...

color, 102'
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