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Friday Night Films

Tom of Finland


Tom of Finland (2017)

Dir. Dome Karukoski / Cert. 18 / 114 mins

Friday 15 December 2017 / 7.30pm / £6 (concessions £4)

In Finnish, German and English with English subtitles


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Touko Laaksonen, a decorated officer, returns home after a harrowing and heroic experience serving his country in World War II, but life in Finland during peacetime proves equally distressing. He finds post-war Helsinki rampant with homophobic persecution, and men around him even being pressured to marry women and have children. Touko finds refuge in his liberating art, specialising in homoerotic drawings of muscular men, free of inhabitations. His work - made famous by his signature ‘Tom of Finland’ - became the emblem of a generation of men and fanned the flames of a gay revolution.




Drama / Biography

December 2017


What are Friday Night Films?

A pop up cinema offering an alternative film experience!  Devised by Independent Cinema MK in association with MK Gallery. Enjoy new releases, cult classics, special events,
screen talks and curated film seasons – all for £6 (£4 concs.). Our screen bar provides modestly priced wine, beer, and soft drinks.


Tickets can be purchased online or by telephoning the Information Desk on

01908 676 900.