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Cannes 2012: Julian Richings, Lisa Ray to Star in 'Boy Toy'

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The feature adaptation by Craig Goodwill is based on the director's earlier short film "Patch Town," which bowed in Toronto and is screening this week in Cannes.

TORONTO – Lisa Ray, Julian Richings and Rob Ramsay are starring in writer/director Craig Goodwill’s Boy Toy, a fantasy drama based on Goodwill’s short film Patch Town, which is screening in Cannes.

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Boy Toy reunites the original cast for Patch Town, which bowed at the Toronto International Film Festival and is booked into the Cannes Short Film Corner program for a screening this week at the Palais.

Written by Trevor Martin and Christopher Bond, Boy Toy portrays an abandoned toy whose dream is to be reunited with his long lost adoptive mother.

The feature from Suki Films is produced by David Sparkes, Kim Berlin, Susan Schneir and Catherine Gourdier.

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Suki Films screened Patch Town at Toronto before choosing to do a feature adaptation.