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Tom of Finland
Archived: Tom of Finland (2017)

director: Dome Karukoski

composer: Lasse Enersen, Hildur Guðnadóttir
With: Pekka Strang, Jessica Grabowsky, a.o.

duration: 116 minutes
Historical, Drama

Official Selection - Global Cinema

"From shunned to celebrated, this is the story of cult-artist Touko Laaksonen, better known as Tom of Finland, and the events that influenced his iconic homoerotic drawings." (Tribeca Film Festival) "Triumphant art history and sexual revolution join together in this unforgettable and captivating film." (Göteborg Film Festival)


director: Dome Karukoski
composer: Lasse Enersen, Hildur Guðnadóttir
producer: Aleksi Bardy, Miia Haavisto, Annika Sucksdorff
screenplay: Aleksi Bardy, Story by Aleksi Bardy & Dome Karukoski
Editor: Harri Ylönen
Cinematography: Lasse Frank Johannessen

production company: Helsinki Filmi Oy

More info

dialogue: Finnish, German, English
subtitles: Dutch/Eng subt.
country: Finland - Sweden - Denmark - Germany - United States of America
year: 2017

Official site


DOME KARUKOSKI (1976): Verenperinto (2003, short), Käytösrangaistus (2003, short), Beauty and the Bastard (2005), The Home of Dark Butterflies (2008), Forbidden Fruit (2009), Lapland Odyssey (2010), Burungo (2011, short), Heart of a Lion (2013), Yhteispeli (2013), The Grump (2014), Tom of Finland (2017).

Technical Specs

format: DCP
frame: 1:2,35

Other festival films by director Dome Karukoski

2008:The Home of Dark Butterflies


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