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In this Canadian documentary, two young filmmakers attend the Toronto Film Festival and pitch a film concept to various celebrities. Their film idea, titled The Dawn, concerns a Mafia don who goes for a hernia operation but gets a sex change instead. During the 1996 Toronto fest, they approach Roger Ebert, Norman Jewison (at a packed press conference), Eric Stoltz (leaving a limo), Al Pacino, and others without much success. On a roll, they leave Toronto for Hollywood, getting advice from Arthur Hiller and Neil Simon and finding an agent who expresses interest. Shown at the 1997 Toronto Film… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"In essence, pic is a good 15 -minute TV comedy sketch needlessly stretched to feature length."
‑ Brendan Kelly, Variety
"A non-fiction first feature that pits two homegrown obsessives against the Hollywood elite."
‑ Gemma Files, eye WEEKLY
"It doesn't help that Hotz and Rice are incredibly obnoxious -- these are certainly not the sort of people we want to root for."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
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