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TOM OF FINLAND Sold to Major Territories Around the World

The new Finnish film Tom of Finland has been sold to several countries around the world, Variety Reports.

Peccadillo Pictures has picked up the film for a United Kingdom release, and film has also been sold to Australia (Palace Films), Spain (Festival Films), France (Rezo Films), Germany (Pandastorm), Scandinavia (Non Stop), Portugal (Cinemundo), Taiwan (Cineplex), Baltics (Estin Films), Czech Republic (ACFK), Korea (Rainbow Factory), and Poland (Tongariro), with HBO acquiring pay-TV rights for Central and Eastern Europe. It was recently announced that Kino Lorber has acquired the film for North America.

Tom of Finland, directed by Dome Karukoski, tells the story of the Finnish artist and gay icon Touko Laaksonen. It opened the 2017 Gothenburg Film Festival and has already been released in Finland. It recently screened at the Tribeca Film Festival.

 

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.