TIFF 2021: 8 Films That Might Sell Big at the Festival, from ‘The Survivor’ to ‘Earwig’

“The Survivor”

Domestic: Endeavor
International: Endeavor, Bron

After a recent spate of dramadies like “Rock the Kasbah” and prestige TV movies like “The Wizard of Lies,” Barry Levinson’s latest film could be a strong awards play for either a theatrical distributor or streamer. The fact-based drama stars Ben Foster as Harry Haft, a man who began boxing while imprisoned at Auschwitz. It follows Harry’s life through boxing, including his time in the U.S. under the tutelage of a trainer (Danny DeVito) preparing him to fight Rocky Marciano. Read more here +

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