Sussu Laaksonen

Sussu Laaksonen

Screenwriter in Oakland, California

About Sussu

I am a Finnish writer who moved to California for love. In Finland I worked on a number of TV shows and I also wrote a Berlinale Talent Campus -winning short film. You can see it here: https://vimeo.com/110128743. I mostly write comedies about sad people in crisis.


Name: Sussu Laaksonen

Lives in: Oakland, California

Occupation: Screenwriter

Awards

  • Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition - Winner
    (2014)

  • Berlinale Talent Campus - Winner
    (2006)

Projects

  • Seppo Goes Shakespeare

    Seppo Goes Shakespeare (2006)
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  • Käenpesä

    Käenpesä (2006)
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  • Cataract

    Cataract (2005)
    Film (Short and Drama) Writer In part Buddhist koan, in part urban love story, the film poses the question of unconditional love, and suggests that there may be an answer. Set in a lonely Berlin petrol station, it tells of the chance encounter between two strangers - a young Turkish woman who works at the petrol station and an enigmatic Russian immigrant who walks in one night. Abruptly he opens a conversation which leads them to embark on a fantastic journey, and to an end that no one is prepared for. Written by Production information

  • Pelkovaara

    Pelkovaara (2004)
    Television (Comedy and Drama) Writer Add a Plot »

  • Vartija

    Vartija (1999)
    Film (Short) Writer Add a Plot »

  • Ota ja omista

    Ota ja omista (1997)
    Television (Comedy) Writer Add a Plot »

  • Maraton

    Maraton (1997)
    Film (Short) Actress Add a Plot »

  • Sergein totuus

    Sergein totuus (1996)
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  • Vampira

    Vampira (1995)
    Film (Documentary) Miscellaneous Crew Add a Plot »

Education

  • Aalto University
    (1995-1998)

  • Miami University-Oxford (Oxford, OH)
    (1991-1994)

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