ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE – Review by Susan Granger

Adapting a beloved best-seller isn’t easy, but screenwriter Steven Knight (Peaky Blinders) and director Shawn Levy (“Stranger Things”) tackle Anthony Doerr’s 544-page, 2014 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel – All the Light We Cannot See – with timely relevance since antisemitism is – once again – rampant. Set in occupied France during W.W.II, the epic story – often told in flashbacks – revolves around blind Marie-Laure (Aria Mia Loberti) who lives in Paris near the Museum of Natural History, where her devoted father, Daniel LeBlanc (Mark Ruffalo), is a master locksmith.

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TIFF 2023 Rising Stars: Seven Out of Nine are Women! – Jennifer Merin reports

TIFF has announced this years honorees in its 2023 Rising Stars program, and seven of the nine selected actors are women! They are Adwa Bader (Saudi Arabia/USA), Almudena González (Argentina), Amrit Kaur (Canada), Aria Mia Loberti (USA), Kudakwashe Rutendo (Canada), Léah Aubert (France) and Tioreore Ngatai-Melbourne (New Zealand), and they are joined by their male colleagues, Cody Lightning (Canada) and Mark Clennon (Canada).

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