There are literally hundreds of movies up here at the Toronto International Film Festival. So the idea of a singular theme emerging seems unlikely. And yet, on my first day of press screenings here, I saw two films that focused on people in 12-step programs.
Through Bunraku, an archly-stylized swordplay fantasy, Josh Hartnett returns to the genre spotlight. This computer-enhanced tale revolves around a "Man with No Name," and draws heavily on Samurai and Western tropes in an alternate-world dystopia.