"TOVE" the film is heading to Germany, Bulgaria, Norway and Sweden, and its' festival premiere in the UK has been announced.
“TOVE” film is heading to Germany. Salzgeber and Art Fest Ltd is the latest buyer to have acquired rights from “TOVE” the movie’s sales agent LevelK for a future distribution in Germany and Bulgaria.
The film recently won the Sven Nykvist Cinematography Award at the Göteborg Film Festival and received 10 Finnish Jussi film nominations including Best Film and Best Actress for Alma Pöysti’s outstanding performance.
The period drama produced by Helsinki film will be released by Another World Media in Norwegian cinemas March 19, while NonStop Entertainment has received distribution support from Nordisk Film & TV Fond for the Swedish premiere, set for March 26.
TOVE at the 35th BFI Flare: London LGBTIQ+ Film Festival 2021
The UK’s leading celebration of queer cinema, BFI Flare is an eleven-day showcase of LGBTQ+ movies. Founded in 1986 it is the UK’s longest running queer film event which will this year be available to stream from home from March 17- 28. Virtual festival premieres of the best new LGBTIQ+ cinema from around the world will be available digitally UK-wide on BFI Player.
In the festival program “TOVE” is described as a lyrical and romantic biopic of beloved Moomins creator Tove Jansson, directed by Zaida Bergroth and featuring an incredible central performance by Alma Pöysti.
“This is a beautiful celebration of the life and work of a remarkable woman”
“This is a beautiful celebration of the life and work of a remarkable woman and will make you want to take a stroll through Moominvalley as soon as it’s over”, the programmer Emma Smart concludes.
Critics’ Movie of the year prize given to TOVE
The Finnish Critics’ Association has chosen “TOVE” as the best national movie in 2020. They praised especially the versatility of Tove Jansson and her life the movie conveys, Eeva Putro’s manuscript and Alma Pöysti luminous work as the lead character.
The Finnish Critics’ Associationis a national, unified and professional association of critics in different arts and artforms in Finland. The association was founded in 1950.
The film has received praises from around the world since its’ first showing in Autumn 2020.
TOVE the film has been nominated for as many as 10 different awards in the Jussi film awards, which is the Finnish equivalent of the Oscars.
Tove Jansson’s first biopic TOVE has been sold to over 50 territories across the world. You will be able to watch the TOVE film worldwide.
‘TOVE’, the first biopic about Tove Jansson, receives astonishing reviews – Here’s what critics are saying
The first international reviews for Tove Jansson biopic ‘TOVE’ (2020) are now in, and they are uttermost positive. Read them here.
‘TOVE’ will premiere in Finland in late September and in Japan and the Baltic countries in autumn 2020.
TOVE, the first feature film about Tove Jansson is directed by Zaida Bergroth and shot in Helsinki, Finland in Jansson’s native language Swedish. Tove Jansson is portrayed by Alma Pöysti, a rising…
The first biopic of Tove Jansson, Tove, is 2020 Finland’s Oscars candidate. The movie was the most watched movie in Finland this autumn.