Original score from the 2013 family adventure feature film directed by Taavi Vartia, starring Allan Tuppurainen, Krista Kosonen and Iina Kuustonen, produced by Matila Röhr Productions and released by Nordisk Film (Finland). Original title: Rölli ja kultainen avain.
THE STORY: The fate of Röllikylä and the mysterious key is in the hands of Rölli, who carries a great secret and the girl Juurakko who befriended him. With their fearless adventure, the duo gets the help of many strange creatures.
THE SCORE: “We used a grandiose 80-member orchestra for colourful and playful fantasy adventure music. We also overdubbed parts for a solo soprano and a kantele, which is a traditional harp-like Finnish folk instrument.” – Pessi Levanto
THE COMPOSER: Finnish composer Pessi Levanto is the first to be featured in the MovieScore Media Portfolio series. He has scored around twenty full-length feature films, thirty short films and documentaries plus miscellaneous spots and commercials. He has released seven records of his own and played in and done arrangements for dozens of others. Besides his film work, Pessi is a sought-after arranger. His project Classical Trancelations with the Helsinki Philharmonic, had sold-out shows of orchestral versions of club music classics. His scores for Oma maa, Swingers, Psychosia and recent TV series Piece of My Heart are also available from MovieScore Media. Among Levanto’s upcoming scores are the one he wrote for the Norwegian thriller, The Innocents, directed by Eskil Vogt and in competition at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival – the score album for this film is also set to be released by MovieScore Media later this year.
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ROLLI AND THE GOLDEN KEY (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Music Composed by PESSI LEVANTO
Release date (digital): July 9, 2021