• Tom of Finland (2017)

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


Ratings & Reviews

  • 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

  • 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

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com


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