directed by Aleksi Bardy scripted by Pekka Strangin starring Tom of Finland-the film tells about the artist May the valley of the life story. Laaksonen (1920-1991) was an ad man, artist and cartoonist, whose erotic drawings with muscles in leather gay men raised in Finland, hate and disgust, but finally found an international audience and make the valley of one time the most celebrated and internationally best known Finnish artists.
the film addressed particularly in the valley of the war experience, foreign travel, employment, relationship dancer Veli Mäkinen ( Lauri Tilkanen ) as well as the final international breakthrough.in the Picture May Valley partner Veli Mäkinen (Lauri Tilkanen), Toukon sister Kaija (Jessica Dsouza) and May Laaksonen (Pekka Strang). Mikko Rasila, YLE
the Film also focuses on the persecution, which same-sex love people experience in Finland just a few decades ago. This history of shame the point was attended by the whole of society.
– the Topic of the sphere, i.e. gay porn make the task of the artist in relation to the film is really good, maybe a little too nice. Yes there sex is seen, but quite modestly at all times presented. Maybe this movie could still have been improved and be a little braver and naughtier, the bad taste of the borders, however, without exceeding, the evening journal's film critic Juho Rissanen wrote the film's premiere at the threshold.
Dome karukoski has revealed to the evening newspaper, that the film's lead role was envisaged also to international stars such as Benedict Cumberbatchia and Tom Hiddlestonia .