The two best friends, Grim and Axel, have ever since they were eight been dreaming about attending the annual Norwegian Championship of Rock. Together they have a band - Los Bando Immortale, but they lack a bass player, and Axel the vocalist and lead guitarist can’t sing. Grim hasn’t had the heart to tell him yet, but when they get accepted to the National Championship of Rock, he needs to find a solution - quickly.
Christian Lo had his feature film debut < Rafiki > selected for the Berlinale in 2010. Previously he has directed four award winning short films for children. < Tough Guys > is his second feature. He studied film in England and now works for the Lillehammer-based production company ‘Filmbin’.