DOMINGO 26 | CINE TONALÁ | 16:00 HRS. | 78 MIN.
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Canada | 2012 | DCP | Color | 78 min | Kazik Radwanski
Director: Kazik Radwanski
Script: Kazik Radwanski
Producer: Dan Montgomery
Cinematography: Daniel Voshart, Richard Williamson
Sound: Gabe Knox
Music: Gabe Knox, Johnny Hockin, Brian Wong
Edition: Ajla Odobašić
Cast: Deborah Sawyer, John Scoll, Josh Lowry, Becky Shrimpton, Danny Falls, Stephen McPhail, Robert Eaton
Derek, a thirty-four-year-old man who lives in his parents’ basement, is a puzzling specimen to say the least. He has no career per se, though he is an aspiring computer animator and works construction part-time for his uncle. Solitary but not friendless, he ventures out alone to clubs in the evenings looking to connect with women. He’s both impulsive and cautious, and much of the time he appears slightly perplexed, intently chewing on his thoughts. Derek is not socially awkward; he’s socially peculiar. He suddenly finds himself in uncertain territory when he falls into an intimate relationship with a woman he meets.
Studied film at Ryerson University co-founded the production company MDFF in 2008. His short films screened at the Berlinale Shorts Competition for three consecutive years. In 2012 Radwanski directed his first feature film Tower which had its world premiere at the 65th Locarno International Film Festival. The film went on to screen at many festivals including The Toronto International Film Festival, The Viennale, and New Directors/ New Films presented by MoMA. His second feature How Heavy This Hammer had its international premiere at The 66th Berlin International Film Festival and was nominated for Best Canadian film of the Year by the Toronto Film Critics Association. Most recently his short film Scaffold was invited to screen at the 70 th Locarno International Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, BFI London Film Festival and New York Film Festival.
Toronto International Film Festival, TIFF
New Directors/New Films