Toronto Stories
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Toronto Stories
A taciturn young boy slips off a plane at Pearson and glides by customs agents, effectively forming the connective tissue for this journey through the city of Toronto as he makes his way through a city that still seems decidedly uncertain of its own identity. Aaron Woodley's "Shoelaces" gets things off to a poetic start by telling the tale of two kids who are emboldened to take a late night tour of the Don Valley after dodging a local bully. The second tale, an anti-romance directed by Sook-Yin Lee and entitled "The Brazilian," paints Toronto as a city where it's… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"There is in each of these tales -- as in good short story writing -- hints of darker places and hidden pain as well as a sense of hope and redemption."
‑ Bruce Demara, Toronto Star
"The entire exercise feels like a missed opportunity."
‑ Liam Lacey, Globe and Mail
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