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Video: Michaël R. Roskam’s Racer and the Jailbird – 2017 TIFF Post Screening Q&A

Our Tommaso Tocci caught up with Michaël R. Roskam‘s latest while at the Venice Film Festival calling his cinema “marked by reticence and doomed choices, with characters often at war with their own narrative”. Racer and the Jailbird would have its North American premiere to an animated Ryerson crowd, with a talky Matthias Schoenaerts and Adèle Exarchopoulos assisting with the Q&A. Personally I’m not a fan, but NEON will test the waters with this double life lived pursuit for happiness at some point in the 2018 calendar.

Racer and the Jailbird

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Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist and critic at IONCINEMA.com (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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