Joaquin Phoenix will receive an award for his work as an actor at the Toronto International Festival (TIFF). The interpreter of the next 'Joker' and protagonist of 'Her' or 'The Brothers Sisters' will accompany Meryl Streep, the other performer awarded by the festival.
"With his pure instinct and refined technical ability, Joaquin Phoenix is the most complete actor and one of the best in contemporary cinema," said Cameron Bailey, one of those responsible for the festival. "We are delighted that Joaquin Phoenix's extraordinary talent is honored at the TIFF gala," said Joana Vicente, also director of the festival. "His wonderful contribution to cinema is an example for the main mission of TIFF to transform the way people see the world through cinema," he added.
In love with the Phoenix 'Joker'
This award is not surprising since the direction of the festival has recently praised the work of the actor in 'Joker': "It's the best performance of Joaquin Phoenix's career," said Bailey, who believes that the film directed by Todd Phillips She is a clear candidate for the Oscars. An opinion also shared by the director of the Venice International Festival: "It is the most amazing film we have this year," he said at the end of July. They are just creating expectations.