Today I am a Fountain Pen

With a teleplay written by Israel Horovitz, this rarely-screened CBC production is a sensitive adaptation of a story from Morley Torgov’s award- winning memoir, A Good Place to Come From, about growing up Jewish in Sault Ste. Marie. Living above his family’s dry goods store, ten-year-old Irving Yanover (Allan Levson) has a crush on his family's Ukrainian housekeeper Annie, played by Hollis McLaren (Outrageous). Meanwhile, Annie is going against the wishes of her father by secretly pursuing a romance with an Italian hockey player, a secret she shares only with Irving. Also starring Harvey Atkin, Helen Burns and Sean McCann.

Year:
1980
Length:
90 minutes
Country:
Director:
Herbert Wise
Genre:

Shown at

  1. 26th Toronto Jewish Film Festival - 2018

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