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Hard-hitting Films Tackle Homelessness at Toronto Festival

The scourge of homelessness has emerged as a major theme at this year's Toronto film festival, driven by performances from an unlikely trio: an Oscar-winning actress, a well-known male sex symbol and a recently recovered heroin addict. “Time Out of Mind” and “Shelter,” which had their world premieres at the 11-day movie showcase, and “Heaven Knows What,” which came to Toronto after a debut at the Venice festival, all focus on characters who struggle with homelessness and addiction on...

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