My name is Laura Viljander

Jaakko Ruuska

In the end of the Finnish Civil War in 1918 the White Terror wiped off more than 18000 victims. Along with 12 others, Laura Viljander was executed in the 10th of May in 1918 in Kuusankoski. On their way to the shooting pit, a prisoner called Werner Granqvist escaped. His testimony of the event is the only known evidence of these executions.

Production Year
2018
Duration
00:20:30
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Min nimi on Laura Viljander
English Title

My name is Laura Viljander

Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
Yes
Sound
Yes
Cast
Jaakko Ruuska (Author), Jaakko Ruuska (Cinematographer), Jaakko Ruuska (Director), Juha Salminen (Director), Jaakko Ruuska (Editor), Jaakko Ruuska (Producer), Juha Salminen (Producer), Jaakko Ruuska (Script), Juha Salminen (Script), Tuukka Nikunen (Sound Design), Jaakko Ruuska (Sound Design), Juha Salminen (Sound Design), Noora Dadu (Actor), Jaakko Ruuska (Animation), Jaakko Ruuska (Color Grading), Suomen Kulttuurirahasto (Funder), Jaakko Ruuska (Sound Mixer), Jyrki Klemola (Sound Recording), Jaakko Ruuska (Sound mastering)
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Jaakko Ruuska

Born: 1981

Jaakko Ruuska is a doctoral student in the Academy of Arts of the University of the Arts in Helsinki. He holds a Master of Arts in Documentary Filmmaking (Aalto-university, 2012), but works also in the fields of Media Art and Live Arts. Since 2009 Ruuska has been a member of the live arts collective: Other Spaces.