2016 Oscar Circuit Guide: Award Hopefuls Debuting at Venice, TIFF, and NYFF

edgeofseventeenThe Edge of Seventeen
dir. Kelly Fremon – TIFF – STX Entertainment

Originally titled “Besties,” this James L. Brooks produced movie about a high school girl trying to cope with her older brother dating her best friend, may sound as generic as they come.  However, with a Closing Night selection at TIFF, partnered now with a plum release date of November 30, this Hailee Steinfeld-starring picture could be a curveball in the season.