Where the Truth
Lies North American Premiere
Toronto International Film Festival, Sept 13, 2005
A hot and steamy night for a hot and steamy
movie. The fans screaming "Col-IN! Col-IN!" and singing "Happy Birthday" as the stars of Atom Egoyan's Where the Truth Lies worked the
crowd and media on the red carpet at the Roy Thomson Hall. Colin,
sporting an arid Tunisian tan, light stubble and long, dense, curly
locks, pushing his weariness aside, so as not to disappoint the
multitudes of fans crowded behind the barricades. Fans staking out
their few precious inches of prime real estate on the street and
sidewalk. Those are among the more vivid images witnessed by Firth.com
and the impressive, not last, legion of Drool ladies attending the gala
screening of Where the Truth Lies
on Tuesday, September 13.
Because of filming commitments, Colin missed
the press conference earlier in the day, and his absence caused
considerable concern among fans until they heard it announced on Rogers
TV's continuous TIFF coverage that Colin was, indeed, enroute to
Toronto. Great sighs of relief could be heard in hotels across the city.
With catastrophe thus averted, the gala
screening lived up to any Firth fan's realistic expectations.
(Firth.com overheard quite a few unrealistic ones in the crowd.) Colin
spent far longer at the barricades than Kevin, autographing anything
shoved in his direction, posing for pics with fans and even talking on
mention the curls?
|Prior to the movie,
the cast and crew were brought on stage. Afterward,
they all took their bows from the mezzanine level, before being whisked
away to a private party at the Ultra Supper Club, given by Robert
Lantos, the producer. Colin and Kevin were later spotted at the InStyle
Party, so he must've gotten a second wind after his transatlantic
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