Pitka Kuuma kesa (1999)

Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - Finland   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Pitka Kuuma kesa, a feel-good rock/comedy film, is set in 1980, when the boom in original Finnish rock really started. The hero is young Patu, who moves to the city from a small town and invents a new past for himself, trying to impress people with stories about how well he knows some of the famous rock stars in the city. His new friends rely on him to make their promising band successful. Patu starts writing lyrics for the band and soon becomes its manager. But when the band gets a surprise invitation to play at a leading rock club in Helsinki, Patu is forced to face the music of his own past.

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band [music group], city, Finland, manager, music, rock, rock-music