The Punk Syndrome (Kovasikajuttu)
- 1h 25min
- Directed by: Jukka Kärkkäinen/Jani-Petteri Passi
- Language: Finnish
- UK release: 1 February 2013
Documentary about Finnish punk band Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät, all of whom have disabilities. A sleeper hit on the festival circuit, the film depicts the heartwarming solidarity and warmth that the bandmembers have for one another, despite the fall-outs, blunders and outbursts expected from a music doc.
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The Punk Syndrome25 Jan 2013
Music documentary following Finnish punk outsiders Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät
A sleeper hit on the film festival circuit, The Punk Syndrome follows the trials and tribulations of Finland’s Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät, a punk band whose members have learning disabilities and their rise in popularity within the local crust-punk scene…
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