Gala Presentation

Guest of Honour
Guest of Honour is a twisting morality tale exploring the complicated relationship between Jim (David Thewlis) and his daughter Veronica (Laysla De Oliveira) and the past that haunts them both. Veronica is a young high-school music teacher who is imprisoned when a hoax instigated by an aggressive school bus driver (Rossif Sutherland) goes very wrong. Convinced that she deserves to be punished for unrelated acts she committed at a much earlier age, Veronica rebuffs her father’s attempts to secure her early release. Both Jim and Veronica make efforts to move towards a resolution, which is brought to a brutal halt when Jim dies. While preparing Jim’s funeral, Veronica confides the secrets of her past to Father Greg (Luke Wilson) who may hold the final piece of this father-daughter puzzle. Acclaimed Director Atom Egoyan masterfully weaves through time to illuminate dark secrets, resulting in a disturbing and irresistibly compelling study of perception, memory and forgiveness.

Available to stream from 12:01AM, September 17th to 11:59PM, September 24th.
Ticketholders have 24 hours to complete the stream once they start a particular presentation.

Director:  Atom Egoyan
Writer:  Atom Egoyan
Producers:  Atom Egoyan, Simone Urdl, Jennifer Weiss
Cast:  David Thewlis, Laysla De Oliveira, Luke Wilson, Rossif Sutherland, Alexandre Bourgeois
Cinematographer:  Paul Sarossy
Editor: Susan Shipton
Country:  Canada
Province:  ON
Language:  English
Runtime:  105 minutes