TIFF Cinematheque Presents – Filmmaker in 5: Sidney Lumet
In the first of the series Filmmaker in 5, the late director Sidney Lumet is selected with 5 of his notable films to be screened from March 10-16th.
The films are:
12 ANGRY MEN
PRINCE OF THE CITY
DOG DAY AFTERNOON
Though Lumet has never won an Oscar for any singular film, he did receive a Life Achievement Oscar. Yes, he has made over 50 or so movies including MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS recently screened by TIFF Cinematheque. He is well-known to be able to elicit the best performances from his actors. His last film BEFORE THE DEVIL KNOWS YOU’RE DEAD with the late Philip Seymour Hoffman was a minor classic.
Thee are many fond traits that can be observed from his films. For one, he…
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