Guest of Honour

75
  • NR
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 2019
  • Running time: 105 min
Jim (David Thewlis) and his daughter Veronica (Laysla De Oliveira), a high school music teacher, attempt to unravel their complicated histories and intertwined secrets in the latest film from Academy Award nominee Atom Egoyan (The Sweet Hereafter),... read more
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Jim (David Thewlis) and his daughter Veronica (Laysla De Oliveira), a high school music teacher, attempt to unravel their complicated histories and intertwined secrets in the latest film from Academy Award nominee Atom Egoyan (The Sweet Hereafter), which weaves through time exploring perception and penance, memory and forgiveness. A hoax instigated by an aggressive school bus driver (Rossif Sutherland) goes very wrong. Accused of abusing her position of authority with 17-year-old Clive (Alexandre Bourgeois) and another student, Veronica is imprisoned. Convinced that she deserves to be punished for crimes she committed at an earlier age, Veronica rebuffs her father's attempts to secure her early release. Confused and frustrated by her intransigence, Jim's anguish begins to impinge on his job. As a food inspector, he wields great power over small, family-owned restaurants. It's a power he doesn't hesitate to use. 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.

Original Release

10/10/2019

US Release

02/13/2020

Cast

Directors

Atom Egoyan

Writers

Atom Egoyan

Cast

Producers

Laurie May Executive Producer
Noah Segal Executive Producer
Adrian Love Executive Producer
Sebastien Beffa Executive Producer
Nicolas Brigaud-Robert Executive Producer
Valéry Guibal Executive Producer
François Yon Executive Producer
Atom Egoyan Producer
Simone Urdl Producer
Jennifer Weiss Producer
Marcy Gerstein Producer
Jamie Manning Producer
Stephen Traynor Producer

Editors

Susan Shipton

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