2017 Projects and Works-in-Progress

Logline

A comedy about a young loser trying to overcome his stage fright and other fears by leading the worst heavy metal band of Finland, Impaled Rektum, to the hottest metal festival of Norway. The journey of Impaled Rektum includes metal music, vomiting, sex, fake vikings and the first ever armed conflict between Finland, Norway, and NATO.

Synopsis

Turo is an unemployed young man stuck in the small town of Pudasjärvi in Northern Finland. The only glimpses of light in Turo’s life are provided by singing for the amateur heavy metal band Impaled Rektum. But he has a secret: as a small child he participated in a song contest and failed by vomiting on live TV. The drummer of the band, Jynkky, sends out their demo to the hottest heavy metal festival in Norway and, to their surprise, they get invited to play. Turo is terrified. Performing to thousands of people is his worst nightmare and he does everything he can to avoid it. When Jynkky gets killed in a ridiculous car crash (while trying to dodge a reindeer), Turo has to make a decision: chicken out or honor his friend and overcome his stage fright. Impaled Rektum goes to Norway together with the corpse of Jynkky, a female reindeer butcher, and their new drummer, who’s an asylum seeker fleeing from the authorities. Both the Finnish police and the Norwegian army are after them.

Contact: Kai Nordberg ([email protected])

2016 NORDIC GENRE INVASION SELECTION

Status: Development
Shooting Locations: Finland, Norway