Sound Designer: Kirka Sainio Main cast: Laura Birn, Johannes Holopainen, Krista Kosonen, Pirkko Saisio, Eero Aho, Jarkko Lahti
Producer: Mikko Tenhunen
Co-producer: Evelin Penttilä, Tom Fanning, Mikko Kodisoja
Produced by: Cinematic INC (FIN), Stellar Film (EST)
Feature / 122min
Camerimage – Silver Frog (2020)
Shanghai International Film Festival – world premiere (2020)
Lübeck Nordic Film Days – German premiere (2020)
Helene Schjerfbeck (1862-1948) was Finland’s most popular female artist who has attracted international fame. She was not only a master of painting, but also an expert with words. This story is based on Helene’s love story with Einar Reuter.
Feature film “Helene” has received support from Estonian Film Institute under the support scheme Film Estonia Cash Rebate.