Maria Heiskanen

Acteur de 49 ans (21 août 1970)


Maria Heiskanen is a Finnish actress. She works in cinema, television and theatre.
Heiskanen received her breakthrough role in the 1991 Swedish film Il Capitano: A Swedish Requiem directed by Jan Troell. For her role Heiskanen won the Gold Plaque Award in Chicago International Film Festival for the Best Actress in 1992. Heiskanen lived in Sweden during 1993 - 2003 and worked in movies and theatre. She played in Kungliga Dramatiska Teatern and in Riksteatern where she for example performed the role of Masja in Anton Chekhovs The Seagull directed by Lars Norén.
In Finland Heiskanen has worked with Aki Kaurismäki in Lights in the Dusk. She also played in Aleksi Salmenperä's A Man's Work and was nominated for Jussi Awards from both performances.
In 2008, Heiskanen starred in the leading role of Jan Troell's Everlasting Moments, for which she won the Guldbagge Award for Best Actress and the Best Actress Award from Valladolid International Film Festival. The film won the Guldbagge Award for Best Film and was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 66th Golden Globe Awards. It also made the January shortlist for Best Foreign Language Film at the 81st Academy Awards, but wasn't selected as one of the final nominees.



de Jens Assur

Film Ravens

Aikuisten poika

de Juha Lehtola

Film Aikuisten poika


de Fredrik Edfeldt

Film Faro

Dom över död man

de Jan Troell

Film Dom över död man


de Sara Johnsen

Film Uskyld

Instants éternels

de Jan Troell

Film Instants éternels

Miehen työ

de Aleksi Salmenperä

Film Miehen työ

Les Lumières du faubourg

de Aki Kaurismäki

Film Les Lumières du faubourg

Brandbilen som försvann

de Hajo Gies

Film Brandbilen som försvann

Il capitano

de Jan Troell

Film Il capitano

Je te dirai tout

de Simo Halinen

Film Je te dirai tout

Blanche comme la neige

de Jan Troell

Film Blanche comme la neige