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The Man That Got Away

Canada, 2012 (MIFF 2012, Fiction)

Director: Trevor Anderson

The Man That Got Away

A musical about the filmmaker's great-uncle Jimmy, one-time friend of Judy Garland. Clever, emotional, funny and melancholic. Award winner at the 2012 Berlinale.

D/S Trevor Anderson P Katie Weekley, Trevor Anderson TD HD Cam/2012

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