The Animal Project
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In this offbeat drama, an amateur acting group throws caution to the wind in attempt to push outside their comfort zone. Leo, an idiosyncratic acting teacher, is a middle-aged single parent struggling to connect with his teenage son and dissatisfied with his everyday life. He decides to shake things up by having his students do something called "The Animal Project" where they will all don furry mascot suits and become 'animals' in the real world. Their discoveries, about themselves and each other, strike a unique and heartfelt cord. Toronto International Film Festival.