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THE STRANGER

  • The Royal Cinema 608 College Street Toronto, ON, M6G 1B4 Canada (map)

100 MINUTES | 2017 | DENMARK | DANISH/ENGLISH/FRENCH/SWEDISH | SUBTITLED | CANADIAN PREMIERE

After meeting the man of her dreams on Facebook, Amanda finds herself being swept off her feet by Casper, the dedicated father and charming heir to a family fortune. There’s only one problem—everything that Casper has told her is a lie. This documentary-narrative hybrid is made all the more fascinating with reenactments played out almost entirely by the actual characters of this twisted tale of an imposter. Fans of the investigative podcast Dirty John will find themselves being drawn in by the similar themes of love, lies, and con artistry in The Stranger and won’t want to miss this DOC NYC Grand Jury Prize winning film.

Director: Nicole Nielsen Horanyi
Producer: Helle Faber
Cinematographer: Henrik Ipsen
Editor: Rasmus Steensgaard Madsen
Cast: Amanda Kastrup, Esben Dalgaard Andersen

Website: madeincopenhagen.dk/en/stranger
Facebook: @enfremmedflytterind

"For its multilayered approach to storytelling and challenge to the definition of nonfiction the Viewfinders jury awards The Stranger [the Grand Jury Prize]." - Juror's Statement, DOC NYC Awards Announcement

SCREENS WITH:

42 COUNTS - Dir. Jill Gevargizian / USA / 2018 / 8 min
Two unsuspecting victims spend their night off watching scary movies in an apartment rented from their boss until they uncover something much more sinister than what they're watching on screen.


15% of ticket sales from this screening will be donated to charity.

Earlier Event: June 9
MONSTER (15th Anniversary Screening)
Later Event: June 9
HOSTAGES (Closing Film)