This is, above all, a novel not just of lost love, but of love unrealized and unexplored.
The bold hypothesis of the novel is that if the present power-disparity between men and women was reversed, society would fail to progress.
“As you learn, [through] the learning process, the glass starts to talk to you or speak to you.” -Glassblower Robert Gary Parkes
Sleight follows 17-year-old Genevieve Flannery, who has grown up in the Cinzio Traveling Players Company with her mother, Delia, and other circus performers.
A few productions started out in the Lower Mainland before they received—or will soon receive—a lot of attention.
It’s a daring and meticulously well-constructed movie that knows when to pay homage to the source material and when to do something totally new.
“Like many cooperative games, there are a lot of different ways to lose—too many siege engines, too many black swords, or everyone simply dying.”