Tom of Finland

Release Date: October 13th, 2017

DVD Release Date: February 6th, 2018

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 56 min

Plot Summary

Finnish artist Touko Laaksonen becomes famous for his homoerotic works.

Cast: Pekka Strang, Lauri Tilkanen, Jessica Grabowsky, Werner Daehn, Seumas F. Sargent, Taisto Oksanen, Jakob Oftebro, Martin Bahne

Director: Dome Karukoski

Genres: Biography , Historical drama

Production Co: Fridthjof Film, Anagram, Helsinki Filmi Oy, Film Väst

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Ty BurrBoston Globe

    In a subtle but wily performance, Strang never loses sight of his character’s innate sense of resistance. By drawing his way out of the closet, Tom of Finland drew a door for others to come out as well. show more

  • 40
    Dan CallahanTheWrap

    Tom of Finland is a film about a man who was famous for very dirty drawings, but it is unfortunately restricted by a dehydrated kind of good taste from ever being very dirty or very sexy. show more

  • 75
    G. Allen JohnsonSan Francisco Chronicle

    A good, strong movie, but never threatens to be great. One salivates at the adventurous directions the film could have explored. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

Awards

Nominated Best Cinematography
Jussi-palkinto (2017)
Winner Best Costume Design
Jussi-palkinto (2017)
Nominated Best Makeup and Hairstyles
Jussi-palkinto (2017)
Nominated Best Scenery
Jussi-palkinto (2017)
Nominated Best Sound
Jussi-palkinto (2017)