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Hella W

HELLA W recounts the true story of Hella Wuolijoki, the internationally acclaimed businesswoman, playwright and politician, who is determined to leave her mark on the European psyche – no matter the cost.

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International premiere: January 28, 2011
Estonian premiere: March 8, 2012

Original title: Hella W
Original screenplay: Outi Nyytäjä
Director and Scriptwriter: Juha Wuolijoki
Director of Photography: Peter Flinkenberg
Sound: Olger Bernadt
Editor: Toni Panula
Cast: Tiina Weckström, Hannu-Pekka Björkman, Matleena Kuusniemi, Maria Heiskanen, Antti Litja, Pirkka-Pekka Petelius, Svante Martin, Petri Manninen
Producer: Juha Wuolijoki
Co-producer: Riina Sildos
Produced by: Snapper Films (Finland) in co-production with Amrion (Estonia)
Sales agent: FilmSharks Intl.

89 min / 35 mm / 1:2.35 / Dolby Digital

Festivals and awards:

Scandinavian Film Festival L.A., January 2012, USA
Jussi Awards, January 2012, Finland – won Best Set Design (Kari Kankaanpää) and Best Costume Design (Anu Pirilä), nominated for Best Cinematography (Peter Flinckenberg)