Klaus Härö is a Finnish film director. In 2004, he won Finland's State Prize for Art. Härö grew up in a Swedish-speaking Finnish family. He studied directing and attended screen writing seminars at the University of Industrial Arts in Helsinki. He has directed several feature films, including Elina: As If I Wasn't There, Mother of Mine and The New Man, as well as documentaries and short films. He works in both Sweden and Finland.