Tove (12)

Mon 1 January 0001 - Thu 15 July 2021

Finland | 2020 | 103’ | TBC | Zaida Bergroth
Alma Pöysti, Krista Kosonen, Shanti Roney

The bohemian life of artist and writer Tove Jansson is wondrously brought to life in this timely and moving biopic. Exploring her early years as a struggling artist in Helsinki, shunned by the artistic establishment, Tove parties hard with the intelligentsia and fails to live up to the high artistic expectations of her sculptor father. At her first solo exhibition, she meets the married theatre director Vivica Bandler, their attraction to each other is obvious. A passionate love affair ensues, which nourishes Tove’s creativity and soon her most famous creation takes the world by storm. This is a beautiful celebration of the life and work of a remarkable woman that will make you want to take a stroll through Moominvalley as soon as it’s over.

Following the film there will be a recorded Q&A


£6 / £4

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