Richard talks Cannes and Xavier Dolan with the Canadian Press.
“I think he’s got probably a pretty good shot certainly at being taken seriously as a contender, even thought he’s up against the who’s who of international filmmakers like Ken Loach, Pedro Almodovar, Paul Verhoeven, Sean Penn,” says Toronto-based film reviewer Richard Crouse.
“There are a lot of people here that are working at a very high level, but I’d suggest that Xavier Dolan is working at just as high a level.”
On February 28, 2015 Richard presided over a bravoFACT pitch competition and jury in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Five pitchers presented (Read more HERE!) with Leah Johnson taking home the $35,000 award to make her film “Ingrid and the Black Hole.”