....set in the heart of Toronto’s urban centre. In this retelling, Ollie, an orphaned black youth, and bottom girl Nancy are trying to survive the gritty streets of Toronto. Ollie has been in and out of foster homes and Nancy suffers from a loveless childhood, but they find love in each other, at least through their cell phones. Through their intimate and poetic text messages, they forge a powerful real-time connection – and plan a dangerous escape for a better life. Together. “People think true intimacy is touching someone. Well let me tell you… I get a text, I feel close inside.” Nancy, TWISTED

Ngabo Nabea as Oliver Susanna Fournier as Nancy