Categories Chappaquiddick Mercy

Kate has double duty on TIFF

TIFF has announced earlier today its Gala Presentation lineups and Kate had two film selected to present its world premiere at the festival: Chappaquiddick and My Days of Mercy (previously know as Mercy).

Chappaquiddick, directed by John Curran, tells the recreation of the infamous 1969 drowning death of Mary Jo Kopechne, who was trapped in a car that Senator Ted Kennedy drove off of a bridge on Chappaquiddick Island, Massachusetts, following a long night of festivities.

My Days of Mercy, directed by Tali Shalom-Ezer, tells the story of the daughter (Ellen Page) of a man on death row that falls in love with a woman (Kate Mara) on the opposing side of her family’s political cause.

The 42nd Toronto International Film Festival runs from September 7 to 17, 2017 and the festival schedule will be released on August 22nd.

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