Punk Voyage

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  • Directors – Jukka Kärkkäinen, J-P Passi
  • Script – Jukka Kärkkäinen, J-P Passi
  • Cinematography – J-P Passi
  • Producer – Sami Jahnukainen
  • Music – Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät, Conny Malmqvist
  • Editing – Otto Heikola, Riitta Poikselkä
  • Duration – 100 min.
  • Year –  2017
  • Country – Finland

Description:

Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät, a band of four mentally disabled men, is Europe's n:1 punkrock act. However, the band’s leader has decided to retire. Punk Voyage follows the last years of this historical band with all the quarrels, tears and laughter included. In December 2016 a remarkable chapter in music history was closed as the Finnish punk rock band PerttiKurikan Nimipäivät (PKN) retired. Punk Voyage is a feature length documentary film about the last years of the band, with all the ups and downs included. After becoming celebrities in Finland, this incredible quartet continued to conquer new fans around the World. In its seven years run PKN played nearly 300 gigs in 16 countries. In 2015 the band was selected to represent Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest, where they played to over 100 million television spectators. However, the busy traveling and success created a lot of pressure within the band.

Screening on: 4 May / 22:00 / Amirani 4 | 8 May / 20:00 / Amirani 3

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