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Risto Jarva

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Biography

Helsinki, Finland
Risto Jarva was one of the main characters in the so called "Finnish New Wave cinema" along with Mikko Niskanen, Jaakko Pakkasvirta and Erkko Kivikoski. As a boy he was interested in photography and later on a pastor in a local parish introduced him to cine-camera-filming.

In his early twenties Jarva started to study chemistry in Helsinki Polytecnic. At the same time he made his first short films. In the beginning of the sixties Jarva founded his Production Company Filminor together with Jaakko Pakkasvirta. They directed their first film together. Read more...

Actor

Character: Bank customer / Man reading newspaper

Loma 1976

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Character: Interview / Man in restaurant

Yhden miehen sota 1973

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Character: Policewoman's neighbor

Mies, joka ei osannut sanoa EI 1975

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Directing

Character: Bank customer / Man reading newspaper

Loma 1976

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Character: Interview / Man in restaurant

Yhden miehen sota 1973

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Character: Policewoman's neighbor

Mies, joka ei osannut sanoa EI 1975

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Writing

Character: Bank customer / Man reading newspaper

Loma 1976

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Character: Interview / Man in restaurant

Yhden miehen sota 1973

0
Character: Policewoman's neighbor

Mies, joka ei osannut sanoa EI 1975

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