The 2017 Toronto International Film Festival has come to a close. "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" took the coveted audience award, Lady Gaga performed for the premiere of her Netflix documentary, "Bodied" director Joseph Kahn kicked the Beyhive and Guillermo del Toro's "The Shape of Water" emerged as the season's festival darling.
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Sean Baker's latest film, "The Florida Project," won critics over when it debuted at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year. And with a release scheduled for Oct. 6 from "Moonlight" distributor A24, the film is already generating awards-season buzz.
Baker, best known for the iPhone-shot "Tangerine" and Fox's "Greg the Bunny," sat down with the L.A. Times along with three of "The Florida Project's" stars -- newcomers Bria Vinaite and Brooklynn Prince and Oscar nominee Willem Dafoe -- at the Toronto International Film Festival to discuss the unusual style Baker brings to his projects.