Entrepreneur

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    Entrepreneur

    Yrittäjä

    Directed by

    Finland

    2018

    76 min

    • English
    • Chinese
    • Finnish

    Documentary

    Entrepreneurs get a bad name nowadays. Some of them deserve it. But there are exceptions to the rule. With a warm and sympathetic human touch, reknown filmmaker Virpi Suutari tells the stories of ordinary people with extraordinary vision and skills

    Awards

    • Special Prize - Tampere IFF
    • Church Media Foundation Award - Tampere IFF
    • Audience Award - Tampere IFF

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Jani Laine
    Satu Laine
    Amanda Laine
    Akseli Laine
    Olivia Laine
    Diana Laine
    Maija Itkonen
    Reetta Kivelä
    Screenplay
    Virpi Suutari
    Cinematography
    Heikki Färm
    Editing
    Jussi Rautaniemi
    Production
    OKTOBER OY
    Sales
    CAT&DOCS
    Virpi Suutari

    Virpi Suutari

    Finland

    Virpi Suutari is the writer and director of such acclaimed documentaries as SIN (1996), WHITE SKY (1998), THE IDLE ONES (2001), ALONG THE ROAD LITTLE CHILD (2005), co-directed with Susanna Helke, AUF WIEDERSEHEN FINNLAND (2010), and HILTON! (2013). All her works have been broadcasted on Arte. Her work has been many times awarded and screened in numerous festivals. Virpi Suutari's work has been screened in retrospectives and she has served as a member of a Jury in many festivals including Nyon. Virpi Suutari is a member of European Film Academy.

    Selected Filmography