FES­TI­VAL GONE WILD!

What hap­pens when it all hits the fan?

Elle (Canada) - - Radar -

1978 The On­tario Film Re­view Board threat­ened to ban the TIFF pre­miere of the racy-by-1978stan­dards Robert Lan­tos-pro­duced In Praise of Older Women. The film’s con­tro­ver­sial sub­ject mat­ter and near-riot on open­ing night launched Lan­tos’ ca­reer.

2005 Dur­ing a press con­fer­ence for David Cro­nen­berg’s A

History of Vi­o­lence, a master­fully gauche Ed Harris slammed his fist down on the ta­ble and threw his wa­ter glass at a wall be­fore ask­ing the mod­er­a­tor “What is that—what is vi­o­lence?” 2007 As Brangelina left a Yorkville film venue post-screen­ing, a ra­bid pack of celeb-starved city dwellers swarmed their SUV. One woman dra­mat­i­cally held her baby up to their tinted win­dow—a sac­ri­fi­cial of­fer­ing, no doubt. n

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