Magazine article Screen International

TIFF Momentum Set to Stay High

Magazine article Screen International

TIFF Momentum Set to Stay High

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With two major $7m deals in the can and interest in Fading Gigolo, Horns and All Is By My Side, the Toronto momentum showed no sign of letting up heading into a busy Sunday night.

Buyers continued to circle John Turturro's Fading Gigolo and a number of decision makers made their way to Sunday afternoon's P+I screening. ICM Partners represents US rights.

Meanwhile, Alex Aja's Horns starring Daniel Radcliffe remained in the mix and a strong critical response to John Ridley's Jimi Hendrix film All Is By My Side starring Andre Benjamin was expected to generate heat.

Sunday night's heavy hitters included world premieres for Denis Villeneuve's second film in selection, the Jake Gyllenhaal starrer Enemy handled in the US by WME Global.

CAA's roster included Ti West's Vanguard entry The Sacrament, which UTA co-represents, alongside Atom Egoyan's West Memphis Three drama Devil's Knot starring Reese Witherspoon and Colin Firth. …

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