Tuffi Films’ Games People Play awarded at the National Film Awards
Tuffi Films’ feature film Games People Play received the awards for Best Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor at the Jussi Awards.
Screenwriter-director Jenni Toivoniemi received the award for Best Screenplay and actor Samuli Niittymäki for Best Supporting Actor.
Both the audience and critics favourite, Games People Play is a comedy of the tragedy of being forever young. The film had its premiere at the Göteborg International Film Festival in 2020 and it is Toivoniemi’s first full length feature film as a director.
The film features Emmi Parviainen, Eero Milonoff, Samuli Niittymäki, Paula Vesala, Iida-Maria Heinonen, Paavo Kinnunen, Laura Birn and Christian Hillborg.
Jussi Awards are Finland’s biggest annual recognition in the film industry. There are 16 categories for the Awards altogether, from which Tuffi Films was competing in nine.
Tuffi congratulates all the winners!