Still is Michael McGowan’s newest feature, screening in TIFF 2012′s Special Presentations Program.
Still is part love story, part examination of the push and pull between tradition and modernity. Craig Morrison (James Cromwell) is a fiercely autonomous New Brunswick farmer who had managed to hang on to his traditional farm in the face of encroaching big agri-business with this help of his wife Irene (GeneviÃ¨ve Bujold). But when Irene’s health begins to fail, Craig is faced with the choice of abandoning the farm or building a more suitable home on it. All is well until government inspector Rick (Jonathan Potts) butts in with rules and regulations that threaten construction of the home.
Why Should You See It?
Film romance tends to focus on the young, but Still mines the much richer vein of a matured romantic relationship that folds in life’s toughest obstacle – the impending demise of the beloved. And if any two actors can pull that off it’s James Cromwell and GeneviÃ¨ve Bujold.
Still is screening at
- the Winter Garden Theatre on Monday, September 10, 2012 at 8:00 pm, and
- on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 12:45 pm at TIFF Bell Lightbox 1.
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