TIFF is set to open in two days, and Kat is on the front page of their website. If you’re going to the festival, Daydream Nation is set to screen 6 PM September 10th at Ryerson, and 12 PM September 11th at AMC 3. Can’t wait for actor portraits and premiere pictures. :)
In the meantime, Andersonesque has this to say about the film:
This Canada First opener by Mike Goldbach (Don McKellar’s co-writer on Child Star) is a gorgeously shot portrait of small-town desperation that’s plenty beguiling until it becomes too clear how much Goldbach has borrowed from Tom Perotta and Alan Ball’s forays into similar thematic and geographic terrain. Luckily, the movie’s best scenes are as whip-smart as Kat Dennings – she carries the day as Caroline, a high schooler who clinches her aspiring bad-girl status by seducing her English teacher (Lucas). Traces of Donnie Darko can also be discerned in Daydream Nation’s many portents of imminent teen apocalypse and it’s all effectively (if somewhat excessively) scored to songs by Stars, Emily Haines and Sonic Youth.