Alma Pöysti, Tove film. Photo Tommy Hynynen

Watch the award-winning film “Tove” – screenings & streaming around world


Did you miss “Tove” – the praised biopic about Tove Jansson? Or maybe you are looking for another chance to see the first feature film about the formative years that turned Tove Jansson into the artist and woman we all know today? Here’s a list with info about streaming platforms and premieres from around the world.

“Tove”, directed by Zaida Bergroth, broke records as the most seen Finnish film in cinemas in Finland in the fall of 2020 and was also selected to represent Finland in the race for Best Foreign Language Feature Film at the Oscars. It has been sold to more than 50 territories, including the US and UK, Japan, Germany (premiering March 24!) and South Korea.

The film was released in Norway, Denmark and Sweden in the spring of 2021. In Sweden, it went straight into number one at the box office. The film was the biggest winner at “Finland’s Oscars”, the Jussi awards. It took home seven prizes, including the ones for best picture, best female lead, cinematography and set design. “Tove” is filmed in Tove Jansson’s home city of Helsinki, Finland and stars Alma Pöysti as the leading actress. The language of the movie is Swedish, which also was Tove Jansson’s native language.

Here is a select list of places where you can watch the “Tove” film around the world:


Distributor Blue Finch Films
Premiered in the cinema July 21, 2021
Available now on several streamers: see list here

Distributor Salzgeber
Premiering in cinemas March 24, 2022

Distributor Juno Films
Screened in various festivals and selected theatres April-July 2021
Available now on Amazon 

Distributor Nordisk Film
Streaming via Elisa Viihde and Viaplay, renting via AppleTV etc.  See here for more options.

Distributor NonStop Entertainment
Available now: for free at SVTplay until February 27

Distributor Andersen Film
Premiered in cinemas July 3, 2021
Available: for rent on AppleTV

Distributor Another World Entertainment
Premiered in cinemas May 21, 2021
Available: to rent on several streamers

Distributor Klockworx
Premiered in cinemas October 1, 2021
Available on: U-Next 

Russia (plus Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Republic of Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan):
Distributor Russian World Vision
Premiered in the cinemas in Russia May 27, 2021
Available now on these platforms

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“Tove” on Imdb 


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