Michael Monroe -dokumenttielokuva

Finland 2023
English and Finnish, Finnish Subtitles
92 min
Suitable for audiences aged 12 and above
Director: directing Pete Eklund, assistive directing Patrik Sigmundt, Jussi Lehtomäki
Production: Kaiho Republic
Print Source: Nelonen Media

The documentary tells the story how Matti Fagerholm became Michael Monroe. It all began in the late 1970s with Hanoi Rocks, and over 40 years later, Michael Monroe, who still performs solo around the world, is a well known rock icon. The film features not only Monroe but also many international rock superstars and Monroe's mother.

The movie covers Monroe's entire career, from tragic turning points to shining moments. In the documentary, Monroe openly talks about his journey towards his dream, the challenges in his career, and the setbacks he has experienced. He has given his all to the genre, never giving up or succumbing to difficulties and misfortunes.

According to the film's director, Pete Eklund, the legacy Michael Monroe leaves in the history of rock music is enduring and significant.

Tanja Ryhänen

Director-producer Pete Eklund will be present at the screening.