Brendan Fraser’s returning film, “The Whale,” is receiving a lot of love and acclaim at the current film festivals. first at the Venice Film Festival, and now at the Toronto International Film Festival. Brendan Fraser gets emotional over TIFF award for The Whale.
Brendan Fraser gets emotional during his TIFF Award acceptance speech
Brendan, who has worked in the film industry for three decades, is overcome with emotion as his work eventually begins to bear fruit. Fraser became emotional as he remarked, “This is new for me.”
Brendan said, “Normally I’m the guy who hands these things out. Apart from being a part of some impressive and talented ensemble casts, I think the last time that I waited to hear my name called aloud to receive an award was in grade 4, and it was from the peewee bowling league… My mom said it was a major award. Also, engraved on the plaque was the name ‘Brian Fusher,’ so, Brian, if you’re in the house, you can pick up your trophy after the show. This one’s mine.”