Armi elää!

Armi elää! is a 2015 Finnish drama film directed by Jörn Donner. The film is based on the life of Finnish entrepreneur Armi Ratia through years 1949–1968 when she founded the textile and clothing company Marimekko and led it to international success.[1] Written in a form of metafiction, the film follows a theatre group preparing a play of Ratia.[2]

Armi elää!
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Theatrical poster
Directed byJörn Donner
Produced byMisha Jaari
Mark Lwoff
Written byKaroliina Lindgren
StarringMinna Haapkylä
Hannu-Pekka Björkman
Laura Birn
Music byPessi Levanto
CinematographyHannu-Pekka Vitikainen
Edited byKlaus Grabber
Distributed byBufo
Release date
20 March 2015
Running time
84 minutes
CountryFinland
LanguageFinnish

In March 2016 the film received two Jussi Awards, for screenplay by Karoliina Lindgren and scenic design by Otso Linnalaakso.[3]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Armi elää!". Finnkino. Retrieved 17 August 2015.
  2. ^ Markkanen, Kristiina. "Metaelokuva, ei näköispatsas". Helsingin Sanomat. Retrieved 17 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Jussi-patsaat jaettu – katso täältä kaikki voittajat". Episodi. Retrieved 24 March 2016.