It also said that “Yurusarezaru Mono,”
“McCanick,” Monteith’s final film, has the late ”Glee” star playing a street hustler who struggled with addiction. (You can check out a new photo from the film above.)
A release from the festival, which has slotted the film in the world cinema section, described the plot thusly: "Over the course of one feverish day, a harried narcotics detective (
The movie, which is seeking U.S. distribution, marks the second Monteith film to debut at the festival, after organizers last week announced “All the Wrong Reasons,” a Canada-based feature in which he plays a department-store employee trying to guide his wife through tragedy.
“Fading Gigolo” is notable for several reasons, among them the fact that Woody Allen is playing a pimp and they collaborated because they share a barber. The film generated its initial round of attention at last year’s festival.
The Flynn pic stars Kevin Kline as the iconic actor, struggling through an alcohol-soaked career decline toward the end of his heyday, and falling in love with a teenage starlet played by
The 11-day Toronto International Film Festival gets underway Sept. 5.
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