Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Daddy and the Muscle Academy



1991 Finnish Feature

Cast: Tom of Finland, Etienne, Isaac Julien and Bob Mizer
Writer/Director: Ilppo Pohjola

Synopsis:
The life and art of Tom of Finland, whose homoerotically-charged drawings of hyper-masculine men became influential, iconic imagery in gay culture.

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Ratings:
  • Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Audience: 37%
  • OMG rating: 7/10

Buy/Rent:
  • DVD: Available


Awards:
  • Jussi Award for Best Documentary.

Notes/Trivia:
  • Completed shortly before the death of Touko Laaksonen (a.k.a. Tom of Finland) in 1991.
  • Tom of Finland is also the subject of the 1988 documentary short subject Boots, Biceps and Bulges: The Life & Works of Tom of Finland.

OMG Movie #433

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