“Funny, fresh and very original -one of 13 most anticipated at DOCNYC” IndieWire
“gentle and deliberate - toes the line between comedy and pathos” New York Times
“a biting portrait of young womanhood” iD-VICE Magazine
Cheer Up takes us into the teenage lives of a team of losing cheerleaders in the Arctic Circle, Finland. They try their best to get better and look perfect doing it, while really, life just sucks. For Patricia, Aino and Miia, finding out who they are, where they belong and what family means is much more important than any trophy.