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Achieves the status of bonafide crowd-pleaser, for a crowd that isn't normally acknowledged with such detail and warmth.
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Heavy Trip

In this offbeat comedy from Finland, Turo is stuck in a small village where the best thing in his life is being the lead vocalist for the amateur metal band Impaled Rektum. The only problem? He and his bandmates have practiced for 12 years without playing a single gig. The guys get a surprise visitor from Norway—the promoter for a huge heavy metal music festival—and decide it’s now or never. They steal a van, a corpse, and even a new drummer in order to make their dreams a reality.

Directors: Juuso Laatio, Jukka Vidgren
Starring: Johannes Holopainen, Minka Kuustonen, Ville Tiihonen (Hilska)

Official Selection - 2018 SXSW Film Festival
Official Selection - Cinepocalypse Genre Film Festival
Official Selection - 2018 Fantasia Festival

Played at

Music Hall, 10.05.18 - 10.11.18
Rated NR
Runtime: 91 min
Language: English
FEATURED REVIEW: Deborah Young, Hollywood Reporter
For that segment of the audience who find nothing more heavenly than to split their eardrums to the discordant blast of heavy metal, the wacky Finnish comedy 'Heavy Trip' does not disappoint. Part let's-get-it-together band saga and part road movie, the story arc is awfully familiar,...