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A Heavy Metal Civilization was filmed between 2016 and 2018 in Finland. It is an independent documentary solely made by the digital creators Cristina Ornellas and Maila-Kaarina Rantanen. 


The film tells the evolution of the Finnish heavy metal scene since the '80s until now. The story is told by some of the most famous and representing Finnish musicians and heavy metal experts. Viewers can also see testimonials of famous artists from abroad, such as Scott Ian (Anthrax) and Kiko Loureiro (Megadeth), telling their impressions on Finland being - or not - “the land of heavy metal”.


Also part of the team is the award-winning designer Bruno Leo Ribeiro, in charge of post-production editing and graphic designing.


Score music by Juuso Raatikainen (Swallow the Sun)


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