Kumu Documentary. Monsterman
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Director: Antti Haase, Finland 2014, 85 min
In Finnish, with English subtitles
Introduction by director Antti Haase.
The story of a boy who wanted to be a monster and about the heavy metal band Lordi. Tomi Putaansuu created his fantasy world as a child and still, approaching middle age, lives for the band. Now five years have passed since their Eurovision Song Contest victory, the first one ever for Finland. The band have debts of hundreds of thousands of euros and they aren’t getting any gigs. “Monsterman” is a real-life dramatic story about keeping your dreams alive.