SCREEN DAILY: Toronto 2023 preview: Screen’s guide to the Gala and Special Presentations
September 6, 2023
The full line-up of world and international premieres in Toronto’s Gala and SpecialPresentations programmes, with details on each title including sales contacts. TorontoInternational Film Festival runs September 7-17.
Uproar (NZ)Dirs.Paul Middleditch, Hamish BennettSet in 1981 New Zealand, this coming-of-age story follows a young man of Maori heritage who battlesto find his true voice when the arrival of the South African national rugby union team sparksnationwide protests against apartheid and racism. Julian Dennison ofHunt For The Wilderpeopleleadsthe cast, which also includes Minnie Driver. Middleditch (Separation City), who is also a commercialsdirector, and Bennett (Bellbird) co-directed for Auckland-based Firefly Films. Kismet has local rights.