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Review: Tom At The Farm (2013)

Québécois wunderkind Xavier Dolan, who already has a creditable three features under his belt, returns with his fourth and most coherent effort yet, the dark and broody Tom At The Farm. 214 more words


Tom at the Farm

It must be really hard to be friends with Xavier Dolan and not want to poke his eyes out in a fit of unspeakable jealousy. Young, hot and extremely talented, and with three art house successes under his belt, Canadian director Dolan’s fourth film has a more restrained touch, which serves him well. 449 more words


Tom at the Farm

Tom at the Farm

Directed by Xavier Dolan

France, 2013

Cornerhouse, 5 April 2014

Xavier Dolan’s new film is a provocative and heady brew, part… 146 more words

Film Review

Tom at the Farm 2

In my last post I described director Xavier Dolan’s Tom at the Farm as a pastiche of a hetero Hollywood aesthetic and suggested a comparison with the work of other queer filmmakers, including Paul Verhoeven. 1,038 more words



Films released in UK cinemas this month to enjoy sans popcorn.

In a strange but comfortingly personal coincidence, all but three of the following films were screened at Edinburgh International Film Festival ’13 or Glasgow Film Festival ’14 (also released this month,  1,182 more words


Tom at the Farm - Review

Spectacularly prolific French-Canadian wunderkind Xavier Dolan returns to the scene with his fourth feature (note: he’s just turned 25), a brooding, beguiling thriller set amid the Quebecois countryside where sexual repression and death threaten to taint the landscape. 177 more words


Tom at the Farm - Tom à la Ferme

Set in wide empty farmlands somewhere in Canada, Tom à la Ferme surprised, touched and disturbed me. It comes across as an intense personal vision even though it’s apparently adapted from a play. 420 more words