Interview with Jukka-Pekka Valkeapää, the director of the film "Hit Big", interviewer Edvinas Pukšta
"It kind of fascinated me this kind of Finnish world, this kind of - for a lack of a better word - a bubble that they have created there [in Costa del Sol]." - Jukka-Pekka Valkeapää
After twenty years behind bars, a bank robber is released from prison. His ex-wife Marjaleena, a former pageant runner-up who has become a drunk together with her son and a new partner. While running a club on the sunny coast of Spain, she gets a whiff of the big money that her ex-husband has been hiding from her. But Marjaleena has a soul of a survivor and takes the reins in the whirlwind of events.
Jukka Pekka Valkeanpää studied film directing at the Helsinki University of Art and Design. He has directed short films and commercials, as worked as an artist and a graphic designer.