Tom of Finland
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Showings
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3Fri, Dec 29, 2017 1:00 PM Event Date Passed
 
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3Fri, Dec 29, 2017 4:20 PM Event Date Passed
 
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3Fri, Dec 29, 2017 7:20 PM Event Date Passed
 
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3Fri, Dec 29, 2017 9:50 PM Event Date Passed
 
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3Sat, Dec 30, 2017 1:00 PM Event Date Passed
 
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3Sat, Dec 30, 2017 7:20 PM Event Date Passed
 
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3Sat, Dec 30, 2017 9:50 PM Event Date Passed
 
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3Sun, Dec 31, 2017 1:00 PM Event Date Passed
 
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3Sun, Dec 31, 2017 7:20 PM Event Date Passed
 
Ticket Prices
General Public:$8.50
Members:$5.00
Student w/ID (Box Office Only):$6.00
Film Info
Program:New Releases
Tags:Biography
Drama
LGBTQ
Release Year:2017
Runtime:116 min
Country:Finland
Sweden
Denmark
Germany
Iceland
USA
Language:Finnish
German
English
Print Source:Kino Lorber
Trailer:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKFA4WrPlfo
Cast/Crew
Director:Dome Karukoski
Producer:Aleksi Bardy
Miia Haavisto
Annika Sucksdorff
Cinematographer:Lasse Frank DFF
Screenwriter:Aleksi Bardy
Editor:Harri Ylo¨nen
Composer:Lasse Enersen
Fortunator Musik GmbH
Principal Cast:Pekka Strang
Lauri Tilkanen
Jessica Grabowsky
Taisto Oksanen
Seumas Sargent
Niklas Hogner
Jakob Oftebro
Kari Hietalahti
Description

Known to the world as Tom of Finland, artist Touko Laaksonen shaped the fantasies of a generation of gay men with his proudly erotic and taboo-shattering drawings of testosterone-filled, muscle-bound men. But who was the man behind the leather?

Dome Karukoski’s stirring biopic follows his life from the trenches of WWII and repressive Finnish society of the 1950s through his struggle to get his work published in California, where he and his art were finally embraced amid the sexual revolution of the 1970s.

Tom’s story is one of love, courage and perseverance, mirroring the gay liberation movement for which his leather-clad studs served as a defiant emblem.


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