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Video: Andrew Haigh’s Lean on Pete – 2017 TIFF Post Screening Q&A

Video: Andrew Haigh’s Lean on Pete – 2017 TIFF Post Screening Q&A

There is not much horsing around in Lean on Pete, Andrew Haigh‘s fourth feature film coming off the success of Weekend and 45 Years. Presented very much in a matter of factly fashion, the road trip, coming-of-age journey where we feel the alienation of the young teen with a set of alienating circumstances bolted in familiar set of scapes. Winner of the Marcello Mastroianni Award (best actor at the Venice Film Festival), Charlie Plummer toplines this art-house drama which the A24 folks got behind prior to lensing. The premiere took place at the Bell Lightbox, with a lengthy post screening Q&A below with Haigh and Plummer.

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Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist and critic at (founded in 2000). Eric splits his time between his home base in Montreal, NYC, and is a regular at Sundance, Cannes and TIFF. He has a BFA in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013 he served as a Narrative Competition Jury Member at the SXSW Film Festival. Top 3 from 2016: Certain Women (Kelly Reichardt), Things to Come (Mia Hansen-Løve), Toni Erdmann (Maren Ade)

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