Ticket Sales - Richard Ma: Action Maker (Co-Presented by Toronto ReelAsian Film Festival) + The Opposite (Short) at Famous Players Canada Square Cinemas - Theatre 5 on Friday, April 08, 2011
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Richard Ma: Action Maker (Co-Presented by Toronto ReelAsian Film Festival) + The Opposite (Short)

Date: Friday, April 08, 2011
Time: 5:00 PM
4/8/2011 2:00:00 PM4/8/2011 2:00:00 PMAmerica/Los_AngelesRichard Ma: Action Maker (Co-Presented by Toronto ReelAsian Film Festival) + The Opposite (Short) At Famous Players Canada Square Cinemas - Theatre 52190 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M4S 2C6Website: http://reelworld.tix.com/Event.aspx?EventCode=349194FalseMM/DD/YYYY

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Feature Documentary + Short

Richard Ma: Action Maker (Co-Presented by Toronto ReelAsian Film Festival)

This intriguing film is some sort of odd hybrid between truth/fiction. It’s part documentary and part mockumentary – but it’s never clear where one ends and the other begins. That ambiguity though is the source of its power, and this film is always compelling and interesting. Lead character /real life documentary subject Richard Ma is very unique. He is a social outcast, but also deeply passionate. He’s sort of clueless in a way – but in an endearing way. He tries again and again to succeed – despite really having no reason to believe he can succeed. In the same way Willy Loman from Death of a Salesman expressed all the anguish of trying to live the American capitalist dream, Richard Ma: Action Maker seems to express the pent-up desires of the proletariat nouveau – where the currency is fame and not money. It’s always nice to find a hidden
gem, and this under-the-radar movie really deserves a larger audience.

The Opposite

The Opposite is exactly that. Without giving anything away, remember that things are not always as they appear.

- Bobby Del Rio, ReelWorld Programmer, Canadian Features

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