A NEW BOOK ON TORONTO AS AN INTERNATIONAL MOVIE-MAKING CENTRE – U. OF CHICAGO PRESS

WORLDFILMLOCATIONS“World Film Locations: Toronto”, edited by Tom Ue, explores the relationship between this city and cinema from 1904 to the present. TORONTO is an international city with the ability to easily disguise itself, and with natural ties to history, geography, sociology, architecture, art history and literature. TORONTO has been both a supporting character many times in Hollywood films and a cinematic muse in its own rite.

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Robert Pattinson of David Cronenberg’s “Cosmopolis” is on the cover. “He is a fantastic actor with phenomenal range,” says Mr. Ue.