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Populärmusik Från Vittula
Popular Music
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TitlePopular Music
Swedish titlePopulärmusik Från Vittula
Prod Year2003
DirectorReza Bagher
WriterReza Bagher (writer)
Erik Norberg (writer)
Mikael Niemi (novel)
Director of photographyRobert Nordström
ProducerKatinka Faragó, Markus Selin, Joachim Stridsberg
CastMax Enderfors, Andreas af Enehielm,Niklas Ulfvarson, Tommy Vallikari, Björn Kjellman, Göran Forsmark, Jarmo Mäkinen…
PlotMatti and Niila, growing up in the mid sixties in the harsh and conservative environment of a Finnish-speaking part of Tornedalen in Swedish Laponia, close to the Finnish border. Their big dream is to become rock stars. In the present the now grown up Matti feels guilt for the death of his drug-addicted rock star friend Niila.

The film is based on the popular novel "Populärmusik från Vittula" written by Mikael Niemi from Pajala.
Prod companyHappy End Filmproductions AB
Line ProducerNina Sackmann
Co-ProducerKerstin Bonnier, Thomas Gammeltoft, Jukka Helle, Jussi Lepistö, Johan Mardell, Per-Erik Svensson
Co-production companyFilmpool Nord AB, Solar Films Inc. Oy, Svensk Filmindustri, Fine & Mellow Productions A/S
DistributorSvensk Filmindustri (SF)
MunicipalitiesPajala