The Toronto Film Festival announced its Canadian program this morning, including the world premiere of Stephen Dunn’s feature film debut "Closet Monster" — a film we’re incredibly excited for.
The film follows a Newfoundland teenager and aspiring special-effects makeup artist (rising star Connor Jessup) as he struggles with both his sexuality and his fear of his father. TIFF calls it an "imaginative twist on the coming-of-age tale." Aaron Abrams, Joanne Kelly, Aliocha Schneider, Sofia Banzhaf, Jack Fulton, Mary Walsh and Isabella Rossellini (as the voice of a hamster, no less) round out the cast:
Watch the trailer below: