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29th Toronto Jewish Film Festival June 3 - 13, 2021

Seize the Day


Screening Information

June 9 - June 10

Film Details

Country United States
Year 1986
Running Time 93 MIN
Language English
Director Fielder Cook

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“Saul Bellow’s novel becomes a tour de force for Robin Williams in this gem of a story.” (Los Angeles Times). Williams and Jerry Stiller are both unforgettable in one of the few adaptations of Bellow’s work. Failed actor and unemployed salesman Tommy Wilhem’s life is unravelling. When a family acquaintance, Dr. Tamkin (Stiller) offers him a job, Wilhelm heads to New York. It is here that he must also seek the help of his judgemental father. Featuring a stellar supporting cast that includes Joseph Wiseman, Tony Roberts and Glenne Headly.

See The Adventures of Saul Bellow.

Presentation Details

Featuring A Video Introduction With Asaf Galay (director of The Adventures of Saul Bellow)