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Toronto 2016: ‘Barry,’ 'Neruda' and ‘A Quiet Passion’ put a fresh spin on biopic formula

Toronto 2016: ‘Barry,’ 'Neruda' and ‘A Quiet Passion’ put a fresh spin on biopic formula

A rare technical glitch briefly halted a Toronto press screening of Vikram Gandhi’s “Barry” on Sunday morning, muffling the film’s sound quality and rendering the dialogue mostly inaudible. Order and volume were happily restored in due course, though not until after the audience spent several minutes waiting in the dark — by which point a few viewers, either concerned about making their next screenings or taking advantage of a guilt-free bathroom break, made their way to the exits.

“Let me know if he gets the girl,” one viewer joked to her screening companion as she departed. For of course, the outcome of the love story in...

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