Tove

Tove

Tove

Biopic on Tove Jansson, creator of the wildly popular Moomin books, depicting her post-war life in 1945 Helsinki where a new sense of artistic and social freedom comes at odds with her strict father.

2021103 minsFinland, Sweden
DramaTrue Story & BiographyWorld Cinema

Tove / Reviews

Screen Daily

Screen Daily

Alma Poysti achieves a remarkable likeness to Jansson...

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Can be enjoyed for its bright performances, on-point costumes and sets, and empathic portrait of young love.

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The New Yorker

The New Yorker

What distinguishes "Tove" from lesser fare... is that the protagonist is rarely in danger of being explained away.

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

Poysti's subtle, layered performance conveys Tove's complex dilemma with sweetness and pain.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

A solid if slight look at the quicksilver, complex character behind one of children's literature's most beloved creations.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Alma Pöysti is luminous as Jansson...

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