YFS Past Screenings & Events
This screening took place on
Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 12:30pm
Yukon Arts Centre
With actress Gabrielle Rose in conversation with writer and film critic, Geoff Pevere.
A brand new, director-supervised digital restoration of Atom Egoyan’s international breakthrough, about an aspiring actor/janitor/gigolo (Michael McManus) who becomes an object of obsession for his lonely fellow custodian (Arsinée Khanjian) and courts a script writer (Gabrielle Rose) who has written a script based on her own family tragedy. This is the film that launched Atom Egoyan’s career as an international Arthouse filmmaker and his first film to premiere at Cannes Film Festival (where he has premiered all his subsequent films). Print courtesy Toronto International Film Festival. Mature content. Not recommended for young viewers.
- Directed by Atom Egoyan
- 1989, Ontario
- 90 minutes
- Parental Guidance Advised
Screening sponsor: Yukon Springs