Zaida Bergroth

Zaida Bergroth (born 8 February 1977) is a Finnish film director best known for her 2020 film Tove.[1][2]

CareerEdit

Bergroth was born in Kivijärvi in 1977. She graduated from the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture in 2004.[3][4] Her first feature, Last Cowboy Standing was released in 2009. In 2019 it was announced that she would direct a biopic on the Moomin author Tove Jansson, titled Tove, which would be released in 2020.[5][6]

FilmographyEdit

  • Last Cowboy Standing (2009)
  • The Good Son (2011)
  • Miami (2017)
  • Maria’s Paradise (2019)[7]
  • Tove (2020)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Zaida Bergroth". IMDb. Retrieved 2020-06-18.
  2. ^ Kwong, Wilson (2019-09-17). "TIFF 2019: Interview With Director Zaida Bergroth Of MARIA'S PARADISE". Film Inquiry. Retrieved 2020-06-18.
  3. ^ "Interview with Zaida Bergroth: "I love to get out of my head"". Suomen elokuvasäätiö. 2019-09-03. Retrieved 2020-06-18.
  4. ^ "Director Spotlight: Zaida Bergroth on MARIA'S PARADISE". Cinema Chicago. 2019-10-09. Retrieved 2020-06-18.
  5. ^ Mitchell, Wendy (2020-01-16). "Alma Pöysti to play Moomins creator Tove Jansson in biopic 'Tove' (exclusive)". Screen. Retrieved 2020-06-18.
  6. ^ "Lead cast and national premiere for the first feature drama film about Tove Jansson announced". Moomin. 2020-01-16. Retrieved 2020-06-18.
  7. ^ Wise, Damon (2019-09-15). "Director Zaida Bergroth On Cult Drama 'Maria's Paradise': "The Idea Was To Concentrate On The Love And Power" – Toronto Studio". Deadline. Retrieved 2020-06-18.