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Mar07

Regan covered the Blood in the Snow Festival in November 2019 – Day 2!

HAPPY FACE, with short LIAISON, followed by SHE NEVER DIED with short HOUSEKREEPING

(Dir. Alexandre Franchi) TORONTO PREMIERE (97 mins)
Desperate to become less shallow, Stan, a handsome 19-year-old, deforms his face with bandages and attends a support group for people with facial differences after he learns his cancer-ridden mother will undergo invasive facial surgery. But when he’s exposed as an impostor, Stan strikes a deal with Vanessa, the obese, domineering workshop leader to let him stay and build up his immunity to ugliness, and in exchange he’ll train her disfigured patients on how to use their facial differences as a weapon against our beauty-obsessed culture.
MY TAKE: An emotional roller-coaster
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