The Toronto Film Festival announced that one of its 2023 release films will be Seven Veils, directed by Atom Egoyan and starring Amanda Seyfried.
Movie seven veilsThe world premiere of the film directed by Atom Egoyan will take place on September 8 at the Toronto Film Festival.
The project, starring Amanda Seyfried, will be shown in partnership with the Canadian Opera Company on September 8 at the Four Seasons Performing Arts Center before repeat performances scheduled for September 10.
Cameron Bailey, CEO of TIFF, said:It is a great honor for us to present an unusual film by Atom Egoyan at the festival this year. Egoyan’s cinematography is second to none and we are thrilled to bring The Seven Veils to our viewers and to the city of Toronto, his home.“.
Seven Veils tells the story of Janine, played by Amanda Seyfried, who works as a theater director and is given the task of directing the opera Salome in honor of her mentor. Haunted by dark and disturbing memories from the past, Janine allows her repressed traumas to influence the present as she re-enters the world of opera.
Also in the cast are Ambour Braid, Michael Kupfer-Radecki, Rebecca Liddiard, Douglas Smith, Mark O’Brien and Vinessa Antoine.
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The director added:Amanda is a phenomenal actress, and in this film she brilliantly plays a woman going through a complicated and explosive relationship with her past, present and future. The world premiere of this film in TIFF format and the collaboration with the Canadian Opera Company really brings my two great passions together in a wonderful way.“.