Atom Egoyan’s latest finds the director back in Canadian Traumaland after his Hollywood sojourn in Where the Truth Lies.
Fraternal auteurs aren’t having much critical support this year.
It isn’t until you’ve been granted full press access at the Toronto Film Festival that you realize this really is a people’s festival. I
Hell, the mood was so sedate that Sean Penn and Russell Crowe were even chipper, the latter happily chatting up fans in the street.
Two thousand and five will go down in the festival’s history as the year when the movies got a little crappier and the celebrities got a little crabbier.
When scurrying about film festivals, even non-juried ones like the Toronto International Film Festival, it’s best to keep your eyes on the prize.