Articles about Elisa Viihde
A poisoning victim sets out to find his would-be murderer in Finnish drama The Man Who Died. Producer Markku Flink, writer Brendan Foley and director Samuli Valkama discuss nailing down the series’ specific tone and a key scene in which one character ends up all at sea.
As the winner of the Nordic TV Drama Screenplay Award is announced, read DQ’s interviews with all five nominees, whose work includes series As Long As We Live, Blackwater, Carmen Curlers, Kids in Crime and The Invincibles.
As filming begins on the series adaptation of Finnish novel The Man Who Died, author Antti Tuomainen and screenwriter Brendan Foley tell DQ how they have created a drama from this darkly comic story about a dying man who falls in love with life.
Mia Ylönen, creator and head writer of Finnish series Mädät Omenat (Bad Apples), reveals how the female patients who once lived in an asylum on an isolated island inspired streamer Elisa Viihde Viaplay’s psychological thriller.
Game of Thrones star Sibel Kekilli unwraps her role in Finnish thriller Bullets, reflects on her time in the HBO smash hit and discusses her hopes for more complex roles for women.
Johannes Holopainen speaks to DQ about heading the cast of Finnish drama All the Sins, its themes of religious oppression and why it’s not just another Nordic noir series.
Finnish actors Emmi Parviainen and Olavi Uusivirta tell DQ about their roles in 1950s spy thriller Shadow Lines, in which Finland finds itself at the heart of the battle between East and West.
Following appearances on screen this year in Sanditon and A Confession, Kate Ashfield tells DQ about continuing her burgeoning writing career by penning Finnish psychological drama Huone 301 (Man in Room 301).
Alan Sim, executive producer of Bullets, explains why this Finnish series is an example of a high-end show that isn’t afraid to take risks to deliver a drama blending political themes, a complex storyline, flawed characters and shocking twists.