They called it filth. It became a revolution.
The official feature film

This website is for the official Tom Of Finland film production. It is developed in co-operation with Tom of Finland Foundation, Los Angeles. The film is an international co-production directed by the multiple award-winning Dome Karukoski.

Summary

Touko Laaksonen returns home after a harrowing and heroic experience serving his country in World War II, but life in Finland during peacetime proves equally distressing. Persecuted for his homosexuality, he finds himself trapped in secret affairs and pressured to get married to a woman. He finds refuge and liberation in his art, specialising in homoerotic drawings of muscular men in sexually uninhibited situations. His work – made famous by his signature ‘Tom Of Finland’ – became the emblem of a generation of gay men and fanned the flames of a revolution in the USA.

Casting call

We are looking for TOM’s men, in leather, in uniform, in drag or as yourself!
You are all welcome! We will first shoot a memorable scene and then we party!
The filming will take place in Gothenburg, Sweden in spring 2016.
Please contact Toni Savela if you are interested to join or wish to request more information.

Toni Savela
Crowd Assistant Director
toni.savela@anagram.se

Contact

Contact us for inquiries & partnership opportunities:

Media

Liisa Sauri
Finnkino Theatrical Distribution
liisa.sauri[miukumauku]finnkino[piste]fi
+358 50 358 5488

Sponsors

Marko Kämäräinen
marko.kamarainen[miukumauku]helsinkifilmi[piste]fi
+358 40 533 7556

Production company


News

DEADLINE 9.2.2016

Protagonist Pictures has come on board to handle worldwide sales on Dome Karukoski's latest project Tom Of Finland, a drama about the l..

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Screen International 9.2.2016

Drama about the iconic gay artist to shoot in Sweden. Protagonist Pictures has come on board to handle worldwide sales on Dome Karukoski..

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Variety.com 9.2.2016

Protagonist Pictures has come on board to handle worldwide sales on Dome Karukoski's latest project "Tom of Finland," with sh..

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Yle uutiset 7.4.2015

Taiteilija Touko Laaksosen elämäntyön muistamiseksi haluttaisiin patsas Helsingin uuden keskustakirjaston edustalle. Edesmennyt Touko Laakso..

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Finland Times 13.1.2015

Tom of Finland, the homoerotic postal stamps which went on sale last year, will no longer lead to more actions, said Parliamentary Deputy Om..

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The Guardian 15.4.2014

A nipple, shapely buttocks and a muscular, moustachioed man smoking a cigarette - a new set of three stamps, to be issued in Finland in Sept..

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