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Matti Kassila (1924–2018)

Matti Kassila was born on January 12, 1924 in Keuruu, Finland as Matti Uolevi Kassila. He was a director and writer, known for Radio tekee murron (1951), The Girl from Moon Bridge (1953) and The Glory and Misery of Human Life (1988). He was married to Aino Mantsas. He died on December 14, 2018 in Vantaa, Finland. See full bio »


(age 94) in Vantaa, Finland

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 1994 Play It All
 1983 Mika Waltari elokuvakirjailijana (TV Movie documentary)
 1982 Jatkosota (TV Series documentary) (5 episodes)
- Sodan seuraukset (1982)
- Ratkaisu (1982)
- Asemasota (1982)
- Valloitussota (1982)
- Sodan syyt (1982)
 1979 Natalia
 1976 Suomalaisen elokuvan tarina (TV Series documentary)
 1973 25 vuotta ystävyyttä (Documentary short)
 1973 Maan äidit (TV Series documentary)
 1973 It's Up to Us
 1971 Miten Helsinkiä hallitaan (Documentary short)
 1970 Päämaja
 1967 Finland Today (Documentary short)
 1966 Suomenlahdelta Mustalle merelle (TV Series documentary)
 1965 Se onnellinen päivä (Documentary short)
 1965 Wintery Helsinki (Documentary short)
 1965 Pariisilaissolmio (TV Movie)
 1964 Tampere (Documentary short)
 1964 Luoti sydämessä (TV Movie)
 1962 Kolmen kaupungin kasvot (Documentary)
 1959 Iskelmäkuvia (Short) (as Kassila)
 1959 Lasisydän
 1957 Syntipukki
 1954 Scarlet Week
 1949 Lipeälapset (Documentary short)
 1949 Rahan voimalla (Documentary short)
 1949 Aaltoska orkaniseeraa (uncredited)
 1948 Palkkapäivä (Short)
 1947 Kalastusmessut ja venenäyttely (Documentary short)
 1947 Kaverukset kalassa (Short) (uncredited)
 1947 Pikakäynnillä Helsingissä (Documentary short) (uncredited)
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Other Works:

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Alternate Names:

Kassila | Toivo Mattila

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Father of Taavi Kassila.

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