ClassCon Meets CanCon at Tiff?

One of those overviewish things commenting on Canadian Content at the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival inter alia tantalizes thusly:

Even Canada’s favourite oddball talent and enfant terrible, Guy Maddin, is making a return to the big screen with his indescribable Keyhole – a family drama that pays homage to Homer’s Odyssey and stars Jason Patric and Isabella Rosellini as the would-be Odysseus and Penelope.

Here’s the plot summary from the IMDB:

A gangster and deadbeat father, Ulysses Pick (Patric), returns home after a long absence. He is toting two teenagers: a drowned girl, Denny, who has mysteriously returned to life; and a bound-and-gagged hostage, who is actually his own teenage son, Manners. Confused Ulysses doesn’t recognize his own son, but he feels with increasing conviction he must make an indoor odyssey from the back door of his home all the way up, one room at a time, to the marriage bedroom where his wife Hyacinth (Rossellini) awaits.

… might be stretching the ClassCon a bit, I suspect …

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