The Punk Syndrome (2012)

Director
Jukka Kärkkäinen; Jani-Petteri Passi

Main cast
Pertti Kurikka; Kari Aalto; Sami Helle; Toni Välitalo; Kalle Pajamaa

Genres
Documentary, Music

Description
The Punk Syndrome is a film about Finland’s most kick-ass punk rock band, Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät. The band members, Pertti, Kari, Toni and Sami, are mentally handicapped and they play their music with a lot of attitude and pride. We follow these professional musicians on their journey from obscurity to popularity. We watch them fight, fall in love and experience strong emotions. We witness long days in the recording studio and on tour. They laugh, cry, drink and fight over who gets to sit in the front on the tour bus. Then it’s time to make up and go talk to people in the audience and tell them how great their band is.


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