Tom in America

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Tom in America
Theatrical Poster for the film Tom in America, June 2014.jpg
Theatrical Poster
Directed by Flavio Alves
Produced by
Written byJeffrey Solomon
Scott Alexander Hess
Flavio Alves
Music byJack Woodbridge
Walter Schick
CinematographyJordan T. Parrott
Edited by
  • Julian Amaro
  • Carlos Flores
Release date
  • June 17, 2014 (2014-06-17)
CountryUnited States

Tom in America is a short film directed by Flavio Alves and starring Academy Award nominees Burt Young and Sally Kirkland. [1] The story centers around the life of a married elderly man living in a Long Island suburb of New York City who, while rummaging through trash in search of things to sell at the local flea market, finds a Tom of Finland doll that triggers a long-ignored impulse. [2]




Tom in America had its world premiere at the 20th Palm Springs International Film Festival in June 2014. [3]

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  1. "Filmmaker Highlight by Lily Keyes — Zoom Tilt" . Retrieved February 21, 2014.
  2. Official site, Tom in America, February 21, 2014
  3. Fessier, Bruce (June 5, 2014). "Palm Springs ShortFest lineup: Sophia Loren named". The Desert Sun .