The Life Before This
The Life Before This ★★ 1999
Complicated tale has six overlapping stories and 44 characters that follow the lives of a group of Torontonians for 12 hours and ends in a casino heist and a related cafe shootout. Film begins and ends with the shooting and takes place in flashbacks that show how each person came to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. Very loosely based on a true incident. 92m/C VHS, DVD . CA Leslie Hope, David Hewlett, Joel S. Keller, Jacob Tierney, Alberta Watson, Jennifer Dale, Dan Lett, Catherine O'Hara, Martha Burns, Joe Pantoliano, Sarah Polley, Stephen Rea, Callum Keith Rennie; D: Gerard Ciccoritti; W: Semi Chellas; C: Norayr Kasper; M: Ron Sures. Genie ‘99: Support. Actress (O'Hara).