John Webster
(Finland)

John Webster is a writer and director born in 1967 in Helsinki to English teachers who moved to Finland. In 1996 John graduated from the University of Art and Design in Helsinki with an MA in documentary filmmaking. Since 1990 he has been directing independent documentaries that have won numerous awards both nationally and internationally. His films are human-interest stories with strong central characters whose lives are followed over a long period of time. Typical to his films is a blend of tragedy and comedy, melancholy and exuberance. John is trilingual and speaks English, Swedish and Finnish.

Films
Filmography
Young, Free, Single
1991
Suckers
1993
Don't Tell Daddy
1994
Kaupunkisinfonia
1995
Different Trains
1996
Losing It
1999
Rooms of Shadow and Light
2001
Isolinnankatu
2004
What Comes Around
2005
The Skiers
2007
Recipes for Disaster
2008
Tulevilla rannoilla / Little Yellow Boots
2017

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