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How Heavy This Hammer

Kazik RadwanskiCanada75 minutes201514AColourEnglish

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Intro and Q&A with director Kazik Randwanski on August 12 at 7:00pm!

Toronto director Kazik Radwanski follows his internationally acclaimed, award-winning debut Tower with this empathetic yet clear-eyed character study about a middle-aged married man who finds his only outlet in online gaming.

Toronto director Kazik Radwanski follows his internationally acclaimed debut Tower with this intense, close-up character study. A married father of two nearing middle age, Erwin (Erwin Van Cotthem) finds the only outlet for his shapeless, sublimated rage in online gaming and violent rugby action. Withdrawing further and further into his own world, Erwin is conscious of and frustrated by his stunted existence, but unable or unwilling to pull himself out of his rut. Enigmatic yet empathetic, How Heavy This Hammer is a funny, forlorn vision of North American masculinity at a crossroads.