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Saturday 17 : 1:45 p.m
Tuesday 20 : 1:45 p.m
Thursday 22 : 6:45 p.m

Tove (with English subtitles)

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Language

Bilingual

Visitors

65 and up
Adults
Young adults
Members

Type of activity

Cinéma du Musée

Saturday 17 : 1:45 p.m
Tuesday 20 : 1:45 p.m
Thursday 22 : 6:45 p.m

July 1 – July 22, 2021

Original multilingual version with English subtitles.

Helsinki, 1945. The end of the war brings a new sense of artistic and social freedom for painter Tove Jansson. Modern art, dizzying parties and an open relationship with a married politician: Her unconventional life puts her at odds with her sculptor father's strict ideals. Tove's desire for liberty is put to the test when she meets theatre director Vivica Bandler. Her love for Vivica is electric and all-consuming but Tove begins to realise that the love she truly yearns has to be reciprocated. As she struggles with her personal life, her creative endeavours take her in an unexpected direction. While focusing her artistic dreams on her painting, the work that started as a side project, the melancholic, haunting tales she told scared children in bomb shelters, rapidly takes on a life of its own. The exploits of the Moomins, infused with inspiration from her own life, bring Tove international fame and financial freedom. There's a daily comic strip, a stage play and stories that continue...

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