News about the Princess movie.


Los Angeles, CA – November 6, 2011 – It was announced today that W2 Media, the Los Angeles and Vancouver based film distribution, financing and international sales company, has acquired the English language remake rights to Arto Halonen’s highly acclaimed, award winning Finnish feature PRINCESS, based on the amazing real life story of cabaret dancer Anna Lappalainen. The announcement was made by W2 Media CEO John Flock.

News 13.06.2011: Finnish box office successes Princess and Lapland Odyssey picked up awards at the Festroia International Film Festival in Portugal last weekend.

Press release 29.03.2011: Arto Halonen's feature-film drama Princess has been awarded the Grand Prix Jury prize at the Cape Winelands Film Festival in South Africa as the best film of the festival.

News 06.02.2011: Katja Küttner awarded Jussi Prize for best actress

Press release 12.01.2011: Princess nominated for world´s largest film prize

News 09.12.2010: Finnish actors have voted to recognize Katja Küttner (née Kukkola) as the film actor of the year.

Press release 08.12.2010: 14th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival PÖFF gives Princess key award in its main competition series on Friday.

Press release 26.11.2010: Film director Arto Halonen has been awarded the City of Helsinki Culture Prize 2010.

News 15.10.2010: Film director Arto Halonen has been awarded the Civil Action Prize for 2010.

News 08.10.2010: The Finnish National Mental Health Prize was awarded this year to film director Arto Halonen, who has spoken for tolerance, caring and the acceptance of difference in his works.

Press release 27.09.2010: Arto Halonen's Princess continues to be the most viewed film in Finland for the third week running.

News 24.09.2010: Arto Halonen's Princess continues at the top of the viewing charts in Finnish cinemas, and is the most viewed film in Finland for the second week in a row.

Press release 20.09.2010: On its second weekend in Finnish cinemas, Princess managed to gather even more viewers than on its premiere weekend, and has risen to become the most viewed film of both the weekend and the preceding week.

Press release 10.08.2010: Princess was selected to compete at a festival in Montréal and as opening film in Haugesund.