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Two 4 One (Eye on Canada Opening Gala)

This screening took place on
Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 7:00pm
Yukon Arts Centre

This Opening Gala for ALFF 2015 is an Eye on Canada event. "Maureen Bradley’s debut feature is a bittersweet romantic comedy with a transgender hero in an unimaginable predicament. Forty-year-old Adam (This Hour Has 22 Minutes’ Gavin Crawford) lives alone in his tiny apartment and feels lost each night in his empty bed. An awkward encounter with a client at work makes Adam realize that he has to quit his crappy job and get his life together. Of course, all of that’s interrupted when he gets a phone call from his hysterical ex-girlfriend, Miriam (Mr. D’s Naomi Snieckus). Miriam is trying to get pregnant with a donor’s sperm and a syringe, but she needs help. Adam tries to convince her she’s unfit to be a mother and, against his better judgment, they wind up hanging out again. She wants his moral support as she tries to get pregnant. She gets a lot more. The day she inseminates herself, they wind up in bed together. Now for the twist: Adam is transgendered. Four years ago, he started his transition from female to male but it isn’t quite complete. In fact, he gets a little bit pregnant himself. He’s torn between his feelings for Miriam, his need for a masculine identity and his eccentric pot-smoking mother’s (Robson Arm's Gabrielle Rose) desire for grandchildren in this funny and thought-provoking farce." - Terry McEvoy, VIFF Cast members Gavin Crawford, Gabrielle Rose and Naomi Snieckus, director Maureen Bradley and producer Daniel Hogg in attendance for this gala screening. "Engagingly shot by Amy Belling, watch for standout performances from Gavin Crawford, Naomi Snieckus and Gabrielle Rose ( Egoyan's The Sweet Hereafter and Speaking Parts)." - The Georgia Straight This show is one of 9 special events included in the new festival pass: ALFF Live Music & Cinema Pass: 9 events/films for $130 On sale now! Save $50 off the full cost to experience these events. Check out Tickets page for more information
  • Directed by Maureen Bradley
  • 2014, British Columbia
  • 77 minutes
  • Parental Guidance Advised

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