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Toronto on Film (Paperback)

Author: Pevere, Geoff

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No Canadian city has been featured in cinema more than Toronto. The reelcity of Toronto is a place of fascinating complexity, rich contradiction, andradical transformation. In Toronto on Film, Geoff Pevere looks at Toronto''sportrayal by filmmakers such as David Cronenberg and Atom Egoyan and in seminalfilms such as Don Owen''s Nobody Waved Goodbye and Don Shebib''s Goin'' Down the Road.Pevere shows how filmmakers such as Deepa Mehta (Sam and Me, Bollywood/Hollywood)and Srnivas Krishna (Masala) created an alternative and magical view of the city.The book also includes essays by critic and scholar Matthew Hays; TorontoInternational Film Festival co-director and CEO Piers Handling; former Take Oneeditor and publisher, Wyndham Wise; filmmaker and scholar Brenda Longfellow; andassociate director of Canadian programming at TIFF, Steve Gravestock.


Publisher Indiana Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780968913222
SKU 211936997
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0968913229
Release Date 2/7/2011
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0224
Publisher Indiana University Press
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