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Veikko Aaltonen (born 1 December 1955 in Sääksmäki, Finland) is a Finnish director, editor, sound editor, production manager and film and television writer and actor.

Aaltonen began his career in the middle of the 70s working as a sound editor in various of films. The highpoint of his early career was the co-operation with Rauni Mollberg. He worked as a co-writer in two of his films, Milka (1980) and The Unknown Soldier (1985).

In 1987 Aaltonen directed his first feature film Tilinteko that he co-wrote with Aki Kaurismäki, who also produced the film. Five years later he directed a film that has been considered his primary breakthrough, The Prodigal Son (1992).

Aaltonen has also made documentaries and directed tv-series.

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