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“The Wild Guys,” Vancouver filmmaker William Gereghty’s tale of four middle-aged men who get lost while on a “men’s sensitivity and bonding weekend,” will kick off the second World of Comedy Intl. Film Festival in Toronto Feb. 11 to 15.

The six features and 37 shorts also include the Canadian premiere of Adam Elliot’s Oscar-nommed claymation hit, “Harvie Krumpet,” narrated by Geoffrey Rush, “Cats and Dogs,” from Aardman Animation’s “Creature Comforts” series, the world premiere of Canuck Romy Goulem’s “The Tar Ponds Loonie Give-Away,” and “Dog Given Rights” from Craig McNaughton and Chris McCawley.

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