Karukoski’s Tom Of Finland To Be Finnish Oscar Entry

Dome Karukoski’s Tom Of Finland, which tells the story of Finnish artist Touko Laaksonen, has been selected by the The Academy of Finland to represent the country for Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards. Laaksonen (Pekka Strang) returned home to Helsinki a hero after an eventful military service during World War II. However, peacetime was no less distressing for him as he was persecuted for his homosexuality, forced to have secret affairs and pressured into marrying a woman. He

Borg/McEnroe Set To Open Toronto Film Festival

The world premiere of Borg/McEnroe will take place at the Roy Thomson Hall on September 7th when it opens the 42nd Toronto International Film Festival (7 - 17 September). Directed by Janus Metz (True Detective) and written by Ronnie Sandahl (Svenskjävel), Borg/McEnroe tells the story of tennis star Björn Borg (Sverrir Gudnason) and his rivalry with John McEnroe (Shia LaBeouf), Between 1978 and 1981, Borg and McEnroe met in fourteen matches and won seven each, but the 1980 Wimbledon final became the

New International Trailer For Tennis Biopic Borg/McEnroe

A new trailer has been released for forthcoming movie Borg/McEnroe, written by Ronnie Sandahl (Svenskjävel) and directed by Janus Metz (True Detective), which tells the story of tennis star Björn Borg (Sverrir Gudnason) and his rivalry with John McEnroe (Shia LaBeouf). Between 1978 and 1981, Borg and McEnroe met in fourteen matches and won seven each, but the 1980 Wimbledon final became the stuff of legend, and is considered to be one of the greatest tennis matches of all time. Having lost

The King’s Choice | Kongens nei

OVERVIEW | CAST & CREW 2016 | 133 minutes | Biography, Drama, History, War Director: Erik Poppe Written by: Harald Rosenløw-Eeg, Jan Trygve Røyneland Stars: Jesper Christensen, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Karl Markovics 9 April, 1940. As the German war machine arrives in Oslo under the guise of offering the sovereign nation ‘protection’ from the British, the royal family flees the capital, not knowing if they’ll ever see each other again. The ageing King Haakon VII (Jesper Christensen) and his fiery son the Crown Prince Olav

Tom Of Finland To Premiere At Göteborg Film Festival

Dome Karukoski’s Tom Of Finland, which tells the story of Finnish artist Touko Laaksonen, will open the 2017 Göteborg Film Festival on January 27th with its world premiere. Laaksonen returned home to Helsinki a hero after an eventful military service during World War II. However, peacetime was no less distressing for him as he was persecuted for his homosexuality, forced to have secret affairs and pressured into marrying a woman. He went on to discover liberation in his art, specialising in homoerotic