Tom of Finland

Showing Fri 25 Aug to Thu 31 Aug

Tom of Finland
Director
Dome Karukoski
Country of origin and year
Finland/Sweden/Denmark/Germany 2017
Format
Digital
Duration
114 minutes
Certificate
Rated 18 - Contains strong sexualised images, sex references, nudity.
Cast
Cast: Pekka Strang, Werner Daehn, Jakob Oftebro, Lauri Tilkanen.

Finnish, German and English with English subtitles

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Screenings from Fri 25 Aug

Day Screening times
Fri 25 Aug 13:20 Filmhouse screen 2 20:35 Filmhouse screen 2      
Sat 26 Aug 13:20 Filmhouse screen 2 18:15 Filmhouse screen 2      
Sun 27 Aug 13:20 Filmhouse screen 2 20:35 Filmhouse screen 2      
Mon 28 Aug 15:30 Filmhouse screen 2 20:35 Filmhouse screen 2      
Tue 29 Aug 15:40 Filmhouse screen 2 20:35 Filmhouse screen 2      
Wed 30 Aug 13:20 Filmhouse screen 2        
Thu 31 Aug 13:20 Filmhouse screen 2 18:15 Filmhouse screen 2      
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Tom of Finland, with its butch male figures in sexualised situations, is a defining portrait of 1970s-80s gay imagery. For its creator Touko Laaksonen (Pekka Strang), the images began as sketches sold in secret to underground fanzines, before being discovered in America and consequently catapulting him to stardom. This delightful, fascinating biopic follows Laaksonen from WWII soldier struggling to hide his sexuality, to gay icon in the leather bars of New York via love, loss and prejudice. Dome Karukoski's outstanding depiction of one man, his art, and their place in modern history.

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