Promised Land of Heavy Metal
Feature documentary film about the history and philosophy of Heavy Metal and how it became such a big deal in a small country called Finland. Telling the story of Finnish Metal, from its early "underground" days to the present success stories, by interviewing famous and infamous musicians, experts and events organizers, a psychiatrist, a priest and a doctor of theology. Can metal survive when it becomes mainstream, and Eurovision and Pop Idol competitions are won by metal? Metal has even entered the Finnish Lutheran church, that organizes metal masses.
The film includes all the big stars of Finnish Metal (HIM, Lordi, Sonata Arctica, Nightwish) many international celebrities (Entombed SWEDEN, Dimmu Borgir, Killswitch Engage, Carcass) and finally Madam President of Finland, Tarja Halonen.
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