LFF Review: Tom at the Farm

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Tom at the FarmStarring: Xavier Dolan, Pierre Yves-Cardinal, Lise Roy, Evelyne Brochu, Manuel Tadros, Anne Caron

Directed by: Xavier Dolan

Tom at the Farm is the latest film by the young Canadian director, Xavier Dolan, set in rural French Canada, quite a change in backdrop from his previous work. Dolan takes the lead role of Tom, a guy from Montreal, who visits the childhood home of his boyfriend, Guillaume, after he dies in an accident. But of course, all is not as it seems with his mother, Agathe and brother Francis. Hell bent on keeping Tom at the farm, Francis pulls Tom into a strange, abusive (but platonic) relationship.

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Preview of The 57th BFI London Film Festival

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Today the full programme for the 57th BFI London Film Festival was announced, which runs in the city from 9th to 20th October, mainly in Leicester Square and the BFI’s home on Southbank, but also featuring screenings all over London.

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