Markku Pölönen (born September 15, 1957 in Eno) is a Finnish film director, screenwriter, editor and owner of film production company Suomen Filmiteollisuus. Pölönen's best known work is the 2004 film Dog Nail Clipper — directed and written by Pölönen — which was honoured with five awards at the 2005 Jussi Awards including Best Direction and Best Script and which film critic Jay Weissberg from Variety called Pölönen's "most mature work to date". Pölönen has been awarded an additional four Jussi awards while being nominated for two more.
|1998||A Summer by the River||Director, writer|
|2001||On the Road to Emmaus||Director, writer|
|2004||Dog Nail Clipper||Director, screenwriter|
|2007||The Matriarch||Director, writer, editor|
|2009||Rally On!||Director, writer, editor|