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Toronto audiences activity to see Kingsway can be forgiven for cerebration the appellation of this Canadian blur refers to the city’s flush west-end neighbourhood. In fact, writer/director Bruce Sweeney is talking about the diffuse avenue that meanders aslant through the contrarily tidy filigree of greater Vancouver, like a bashed at an appointment party.
The artery sets the arena for this aphotic comedy, but it additionally describes the way the assorted characters animation off one another. When semiotics assistant Matt (Jeff Gladstone) sees his wife’s motorcycle anchored in advanced of a ailing Kingsway motel, he fears the worst. Accustomed that he’s already in analysis for depression, his ancestors worries this could advance him over the edge.
The consistently reliable Camille Sullivan plays Matt’s common sister Jess, while Gabrielle Rose nails the allotment of the aberrant mother, admitting I’m not abiding what purpose it serves to accomplish her Hungarian. Paul Skrudland plays Sean, whom I at aboriginal took for addition sibling. Turns out he’s absolutely Matt’s buddy, which is advantageous accustomed what he gets up to after in the film.
Over the movie’s 92 minutes, Matt tries to accomplish suicide, break up with his artist wife (Colleen Rennison), and again accomplish acting accomplish to get aback calm with her. Meanwhile, Jess embarks on several relationships, some wiser than others.
It’s a active screenplay, with the aftereffect that a few of the anecdotal accoutrement get a little lost. But if you’re focused on Matt’s journey, the cruise will be worthwhile. Just don’t apprehend his aisle to be a beeline one.
Kingsway opens Dec. 13 at the Carlton in Toronto.