ANNE AT 13,000 FT – Review by Kristen Page-Kirby

Anne is a character we don’t see often in film, and director Kazik Radwanski gives us the space to react to her as we do. Most importantly, we’re given permission to not like Anne. “Likeability” is so often the death knell for female characters; it’s the cinematic equivalent of “you’d be so much prettier if you smiled.” To have a female character who simply is and doesn’t seek, require, or offer redemption to herself or others is rare and refreshing.

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ANNE AT 13,0000 FT (MIFF 2020) – Review by Alexandra Heller-Nicholas

Anne at 13,000 Ft is about learning how to fly. Or at least, trying to learn how to fly. The film opens with its eponymous Anne – played in a career-making performance by Deragh Campbell – skydiving at her best friend Sarah’s bachelorette party.

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