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November 14, 2011
Toast: the Movie


Fans of the British foodwriter Nigel Slater will be interested to hear that the film adaption of his autobiography "Toast" has completed the fllm festival circuit and has been making the rounds of mainstream theatres in North America since September. Which means, if our theatres know their Vancouver audience, it could be playing locally before the end of the holiday season.

Toast: the Movie, a kind of "Billy Elliot of the kitchen, focuses on Slater's upbringing in a middle-class, '60s British household, and stars Oscar Kennedy and Freddie Highland as the respective child and teenage Slater, as well as Helena Bonham Carter as the 'common' stepmother with whom he competes for the love of his widower father.

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