Archive for September, 2008

“Rain” Director Maria Govan

by indieWIRE (September 2, 2008)

Bahamian director Maria Govan’s “Rain” will be having its World Premiere in the Discovery section of the Toronto International Film Festival. The film follows the titular character as she leaves her rural, sheltered life in search of the mother that abandoned her. Heading to Nassau, her dream is “quickly shattered,” as TIFF describes, “when she meets Glory, a scarred, angry woman who bears no resemblance to the mother she had hoped for.”  Govan talked to indieWIRE about “Rain,” and her aspirations for Toronto.

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“Cold Lunch” Director Eva Sorhaug

by indieWIRE (September 2, 2008)

Having its International Premiere in the Discovery section of the Toronto International Film Festival, Eva Sorhaug’s “Cold Lunch” follows the paths of five characters who intersect in the Oslo district of Majorstua.  TIFF describes that after one character, Christer, “disconnects a main fuse in his building in an attempt to save the rent money he mistakenly placed into the laundry, he sets off a chain reaction of consequential events that will change the lives of a caretaker and his daughter, and a new mother and her child.” Sorhaug spoke to indieWIRE about “Cold Lunch,” and her hopes for Toronto.

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