WHO’S IN IT?
David Thewlis (The Theory of Everything), Luke Wilson (The Goldfinch), Laysla De Oliveira (In The Tall Grass), Rossif Sutherland (Dead Before Dawn), Alexandre Bourgeois (The Written Waltz), Gage Munroe (Skating to New York), Tennille Read (Adam’s Testament), Isabelle Franca (The Knight Before Christmas), Alexander Marsh (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Atom Egoyan (The Sweet Hereafter), director, writer, producer; Simone Urdl (Adoration) and Jennifer Weiss (The Captive), producers; Mychael Danna (Life of Pi), composer; Paul Sarossy (Chloe), cinematographer; Susan Shipton (Devil’s Knot), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Jim (Thewlis) is a food health inspector who is facing difficulties in his private life, with his daughter Veronica (Oliveira) being accused of severe misconduct with one of her high school students. Both find themselves venting their frustrations in different ways as their pasts begin to come back and haunt them…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The latest film by Atom Egoyan is a darkly humorous but no less revealing portrayal of two people being pushed far too over the edge, and how they go about dealing with it.