Filmmaker Aitch Alberto, Reese Gonzales, Max Pelayo, and producer Valerie Stadler discussed Aristotle and Dante during TIFF. Alberto wrote and directed the film adaptation of Benjamin Alire Sáenz’s novel. In addition to Gonzales and Pelayo, the film also stars Eugenio Derbez, Eva Longoria, Veronica Falcón, and Kevin Alejandro. Aristotle and Dante premiered in TIFF’s Discovery program in September. The following interview took place one day after the world premiere and it’s my hope that the…"Aitch Alberto, Cast talk Aristotle and Dante"
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Writer-director Aitch Alberto adapts Benjamin Alire Sáenz’s novel, Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, for the screen. The film focuses on a pair of Mexican-American teenagers, Aristotle Mendoza (Max Pelayo) and Dante Quintana (Reese Gonzales), in El Paso during the late 1980s. Their friendship isn’t like most and it leads them down a path of self-discovery. The pair initially meet at a swimming pool where Dante teaches Ari how to swim. One…"Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe – Toronto 2022"