Tomorrow sees Toronto Film Festival favourite Demolition enter UK cinema. Jean-Marc Vallée’s latest is another example of his highly-tuned ability to bring searing human drama in the arena of overcoming adversity. This film follows his previous two huge successes, Wild and Dallas Buyers Club, and there is a definite emotional through line Vallée holds to here.

Micah Phillips took time with the cast and crew and we’ll be running the interviews all this week. So far we’ve spoken to Chris Cooper, screenwriter Bryan Sipe, newcomer Judah Lewis right here, and today we present our interview with the film’s star Jake Gyllenhaal.

You can read our review of the film from Toronto here.

Here’s the interview,