Mary Aloe ? Prouducer Mary Aloe Proud Mary Entertainment
It’s around 6 p.m., and film producer Mary Aloe and I are sitting on a leather couch in the dimly lit bar at Toronto’s Sutton Place Hotel. It’s hard toignore the cacophonous sound of over 60 people crowded into this narrow establishment all talking at once, but the noise only adds to the excitement of this particular week during September’s Toronto International Film Festival. And while journalists and movie fanatics alike can sit back and immerse themselves in the temporarily transplanted Hollywood magic, producers like Mary Aloe have a lot resting on the reception of their films, many of which will have their world premieres at the festival.
Aside from around-the-clock meetings with distributors and parties with guest lists tighter than Mariah Carey’s tube tops, Mary Aloe’s main reason for being here was to attend the gala premiere of her latest