Mongrel Media x Mr. Will want to ring-in Chinese New Year by giving Readers a chance to win Run-of-Engagment Passes to see Mina Shum’s MEDITATION PARK.
Select winners also will win digital downloads of Shum’s other acclaimed Films WINDOW HORSES and also a copy of EVE & THE FIRE HORSE on DVD.
Mina Shum directs an all-star cast — including Cheng Pei Pei, Sandra Oh, Tzi Ma and DonMcKellar — in her latest feature, about a devoted wife and mother who is forced to reassess her reverence for her husband after she finds another woman’s undergarment in his laundry.
Now in its 39th year, TIFF ’14 kicked-off with an Opening Night Gala at none other than TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX. Ringing-in the celebrations was Acting Icon Al Pacino who did a Q&A with George Stroumboulopoulos, discussing everything from his childhood to what he looks for in a project now. The Godfather Star says without ever a doubt he always knew he would be a Movie Star, encouraged by a Grade School Teacher who noted to his Grandmother his talent at a young age. “I feel like I am doing Films I feel are reflective of where I am in my life.”, states Pacino.
The New York-born-Los Angeles Transplant is at TIFF ’14 with two new Films, The Humbling and Manglehorn. Arriving on the Red Carpet tonight with his Girlfriend Lucia Sola, Pacino admits the former is subject close to him. The Film is about a suicidal Actor and a younger Woman’s sexual relationship. “Manglehorn challenged me to do something different”, he says about the other Drama which seems him starring as a Locksmith in a small town, never quite getting over the love of his life.
The Star got candid about his childhood and relationship with his estranged Father whom had married five times. Although he didn’t get to know his Father Sal well as a Child, he recalls distinctly understanding what it felt like for the first time feeling his Father’s spirit covering him after his death. He remembers feeling so moved that he had been stopped in his tracks.
In addition, an Auction was held for the charitable Organization afterward, one prize including a shadowing opportunity with TIFF‘s Chief Executive Officer Piers Handling. Among those ringing-in the festivities tonight were a Who’s-Who of Canadian Talent including Sandra Oh (Grey’s Anatomy), Sarah Gadon (Maps to the Stars), Gabriel Macht (Suits), Don McKellar (Sensitive Skin), Colm Feore (The Borgias), Eric Johnson (Rookie Blue), Gregory Smith (Rookie Blue) and Newlyweds Zachary Levi (Chuck) and Missy Peregrym (Rookie Blue); Peregrym looked dazzling head-to-toe in Intermix.
TIFF ’14 has finally arrived, running Thursday, September 4, 2014 through Sunday September 14, 2014!
eOne Films and Mr. Will want to take Toronto Readers to an exclusive Red Carpet Screening of Don McKellar‘s THE GRAND SEDUCTION. After premiering at TIFF ’13 to great response, including four Canadian Screen Award nominations, this is your chance to see it before it hits theatres. And did I mention stars Liane Balaban, Brendan Gleeson, Mark Critch and Taylor Kitsch also will be in attendance?
The only hope for the tiny out-port of Tickle Head is a new Petrochemical plant, but in order to qualify for the bid they need to prove they have a resident doctor. When fate sends Dr. Paul Lewis (Taylor Kitsch) their way, unemployed Fisherman, Murray French (Brendan Gleeson) mobilizes the town to do everything they can to convince the fast living, jazz loving, cricket playing doctor that their sleepy harbour is a paradise tailor-made just for him.
Watch the Trailer below:
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eOne Films release THE GRAND SEDUCTION on Friday, May 30, 2014.