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Daily Archives: March 29, 2014

The Curious Case of Robert LePage

Robert LePage in The Far Side of the Moon

Imagine this world isn’t the only world. This life isn’t your only life. There are others, variations, subtle shifts from one to the next but you don’t see them. Time always holds you in its continuous grip. Unless somehow you could jump, you being you, but the worlds would change. That’s the concept behind Possible Worlds (2000), a film by Robert LePage, a Looper for the multiverse. This year the multitalented theatre and film director won the Glenn Gould Prize for his many artistic contributions. In recognition of that honour, TIFF has mounted a retrospective of LePage’s films, called Possible Worlds. We’ll look at a couple, after the jump, but no promises this is the same universe after that click. Read the rest of this entry

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