[TIFF Review] ‘THE FRIEND’  ensemble cast shines in this messy but poignant tear-jerker

[TIFF Review] ‘THE FRIEND’ ensemble cast shines in this messy but poignant tear-jerker

James Clay // Film Critic THE FRIEND Rated R, 124 minutes.Director: Gabriela CowperthwaiteCast: Dakota Johnson, Jason Segel, Casey Affleck and Gwendoline Christie TORONTO – On paper, the new weepie cancer drama from filmmaker Gabriela Cowperthwaite, titled THE FRIEND, plays like a Judd Apatow comedy, but slightly tweaked to add more fuzzy feelings...

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