STUPID YOUNG HEART by director Selma Vilhunen and screenwriter Kirsikka Saari was awarded with the Children's and Youth Film Award at the Nordic Film Days in Lübeck on Saturday November 2, 2019. The prize is endowed with 5000 euros.
On the same weekend the film went on to winning the Teen Screen Award at the Filem'On International Film Festival For Young Audiences in Brussels, Belgium. The jury's statement says that the film is "a really well made touching movie with profound and very relatable characters. The storyline gave us a good insight into the world of teenagers and their problems. Although it was an emotional and hard movie, it had some funny aspects in it as well."