The documentary on the Finnish band Lordi, Monsterman, directed by Antti Haase, will get an international premiere on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at the DOXA Documentary Film Festival in Vancouver, BC, Canada. The film was produced by Illume Ltd (Finland), in co-production with Film i Väst AB (Sweden), JAB Film AS (Norway) and Common Ground Pictures AB (Sweden). Watch the trailer below.
The film tells the moving story of the heavy metal monster band, which unexpectedly won the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest and its frontman Tomi Putaansuu, a.k.a. Mr. Lordi. It is described as “a real-life drama about a boy who wanted to be a monster and who did everything to live his dreams.”
Director Antti Haase will attend the DOXA Documentary Film Festival from May 4 to May 11.