42nd Toronto International Film Festival®
September 7-17, 2017

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Walter Hill
This jaw-droppingly audacious revenge thriller from the great Walter Hill (The Warriors, 48 Hours) stars Michelle Rodriguez as a lowlife killer … 
CastMichelle Rodriguez, Sigourney Weaver, Anthon…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$18

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Emmanuelle Bercot
Director, screenwriter and actor Emmanuelle Bercot (Mon roi) adapts Irène Frachon’s bestselling memoir for this story of a dedicated doctor whos… 
CastSidse Babett Knudsen, Benoît Magimel, Emmanu…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Izu Ojukwu
Nollywood superstars Ramsey Nouah, Rita Dominic, and Chidi Mokeme headline this gripping drama set against the backdrop of the attempted 1976 mi… 
CastRamsey Nouah, Rita Dominic, Chidi Mokeme, Ib…
LanguageEnglish | Ibo   CountryNigeria
CTC$14A

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Steve Gukas
Bimbo Akintola, Danny Glover and TIFF Rising Star Somkele Iyamah-Idhalama star in director Steve Gukas’ riveting real-life thriller about courag… 
CastDanny Glover, Bimbo Akintola, Somkele Idhala…
LanguageEnglish   CountryNigeria
CTC$$14A

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Joachim Lafosse
Bérénice Bejo (The Artist) and Cédric Kahn star in the new film from Joachim Lafosse (The White Knights), about a separating couple whose battle… 
CastBérénice Bejo, Cédric Kahn
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance / Belgium
CWC$18

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Hirokazu Kore-eda
A divorced man struggles to regain his estranged family’s trust while sheltering with them during a typhoon, in the latest film from celebrated … 
CastHiroshi Abe, Yoko Maki, Taiyo Yoshizawa, Kir…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
MAST$PG

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Andrzej Wajda
The great Polish director Andrzej Wajda returns with this passionate biopic about avant-garde artist Wladyslaw Strzeminski (brilliantly played b… 
CastBoguslaw Linda, Bronislawa Zamachowska, Zofi…
LanguagePolish   CountryPoland
MAST$PG

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Ana Mendieta
Presented in partnership with CONTACT Gallery, this rare exhibition of film and photographic work by the late, Cuban-born multidisciplinary arti… 
CastUnknown
LanguageSpanish   CountryCuba
WLFree18

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Víctor Gaviria
Colombian director Víctor Gaviria melds stark realism with nail-biting thrills in this story about a teenage girl who is kidnapped and forced in… 
CastNatalia Polo, Tito Alexander Gómez, Luis Fer…
LanguageSpanish   CountryColombia
CWS$18A

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Junfeng Boo
This slow-burning drama set in a Singaporean prison explores the charged issue of the death penalty from the point of view of an aspiring execut… 
CastFirdaus Rahman, Wan Hanafi Su, Mastura Ahma…
LanguageEnglish | Malay   CountrySingapore
CWC$14A

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Kleber Mendonça Filho
The magnificent Sonia Braga stars in the new film by acclaimed Brazilian director Kleber Mendonça Filho (Neighboring Sounds), about a retired mu… 
CastSônia Braga, Maeve Jinkings, Irhandir Santos…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryBrazil
CWC$18A

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Niyi Akinmolayan
TIFF Rising Stars OC Ukeje and Somkele Iyamah-Idhalama join a stellar cast of Nollywood heavyweights in this whip-smart courtroom drama about lu… 
CastO.C Ukeje, Adesua Etomi, Iretiola Doyle, Som…
LanguageEnglish   CountryNigeria
CTC$14A

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Sergei Loznitsa
The new film from Sergei Loznitsa (Maidan, The Event) is a stark yet rich and complex portrait of tourists visiting the grounds of former Nazi e… 
CastUnknown
LanguageGerman, Spanish, Eng…   CountryGermany
WL$18

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Guetty Felin
A grieving young boy discovers he has a superpower, an old fisherman thinks the cure for his ailing wife can be found in the sea, and a muse str… 
CastJoakim Cohen, Anisia Uzeyman, Jaures Andris,…
LanguageHaitian Creole, Fren…   CountryHaiti
CWC$PG

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Buddhadeb Dasgupta
The latest film from Buddhadeb Dasgupta, one of India’s most-celebrated directors, is a lyrical and at times comedic three-part portrait of rura… 
CastSudipto Chatterjee, Kajal Kumari, Ananya Cha…
LanguageBengali, Hindi   CountryIndia
MAST$PG

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Wim Wenders
Wim Wenders adapts long-time collaborator Peter Handke’s play for this engrossing two-handed (and 3D) conversation piece, in which a dialogue be… 
CastReda Kateb, Sophie Semin, Jens Harzer, Nick …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance / Germany
MAST$14A

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Philippe Falardeau
The true story of Chuck Wepner, the man who inspired the billion-dollar film series Rocky — a liquor salesman from New Jersey who went 15 rounds… 
CastNaomi Watts, Liev Schreiber, and Elisabeth M…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Gerard Barrett
A New York Post journalist (Chloë Grace Moretz) suffering from a rare autoimmune disorder is repeatedly misdiagnosed following a series of viole… 
CastChloë Grace Moretz, Thomas Mann, Richard Arm…
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland / Canada
SP$$18

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Yousry Nasrallah
A family of caterers in a small Egyptian village prepares for a big wedding feast while balancing sibling rivalry, romantic entanglements, and c… 
CastLaila Eloui, Menna Shalaby, Bassem Samra
LanguageArabic   CountryEgypt
CWC$PG

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Jordan Roberts
In this charming and moving adventure story, an eight-year-old boy (Jacob Tremblay, Room) becomes convinced that he actually hails from the step… 
CastJacob Tremblay, Vera Farmiga, Virginia Madse…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA / Mongolia
SP$PG

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Anocha Suwichakornpong
The delicately poetic second feature by Thai director Anocha Suwichakornpong weaves together multiple stories and characters to create a portrai… 
CastArak Amornsupasiri, Atchara Suwan, Visra Vic…
LanguageThai   CountryThailand
WL$18A

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Kelly Reichardt
Kelly Reichardt (Wendy and Lucy, Night Moves) directs Laura Dern, Michelle Williams, Kristen Stewart and Lily Gladstone in this tripartite portr… 
CastLaura Dern, Kristen Stewart, Michelle Willia…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAST$18

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Antonio Campos
Antonio Campos (Afterschool, Simon Killer) directs this chilling character study of real-life Florida newscaster Christine Chubbuck (Rebecca Hal… 
CastRebecca Hall, Michael C. Hall, Tracy Letts, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18

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Yesim Ustaoglu
Turkish writer-director Yesim Ustaoglu offers a parallel study of two women -- a psychiatrist with a long-time live-in partner and a wife in a c… 
CastFunda Eryigit, Ecem Uzun, Mehmet Kurtulus, O…
LanguageTurkish   CountryTurkey
CWC$18

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Danis Tanovic
An aging hotel becomes an ideological powder keg during centennial commemorations for the outbreak of the First World War, in this dazzling, Alt… 
CastJacques Weber, Snezana Vidovic, Izudin Bajro…
LanguageBosnian | French   CountryBosnia and Herzegovi…
CWC$18

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Albert Serra
French cinema legend Jean-Pierre Léaud takes the title role as the expiring French monarch in the stylistically rigorous and strangely transcend… 
CastJosé Wallenstein, Filipe Duarte, Jean-Pierre…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
WL$18

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Lukas Valenta Rinner
A Buenos Aires cleaning woman enters the strange world of upper-class nudism, in this wry, deadpan satire from Austro-Argentine writer-director … 
CastMartin Shanly, Iride Mockert, Andrea Strenit…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
CWC$18

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Ruth Beckermann
Austrian filmmaker Ruth Beckermann recreates the amorous correspondence between poets Ingeborg Bachmann and Paul Celan through the voices and bo… 
CastAnja Plaschg, Laurence Rupp
LanguageGerman   CountryAustria
WL$18

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Angela Schanelec
Two couples suffer the failure of their relationships 30 years apart. Director Angela Schanelec’s bisected narrative is a quietly beautiful medi… 
CastMiriam Jakob, Thorbjörn Björnsson, Maren Egg…
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
WL$18

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Alexey Mizgirev
A professional duellist in 19th-century Russia has second thoughts about his profession when he meets the beautiful sister of a future opponent,… 
CastPetr Fedorov, Vladimir Mashkov, Martin Wuttk…
LanguageRussian, German   CountryRussia
SP$14A

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Zeki Demirkubuz
In this slow-burning psychological drama from Turkish director Zeki Demirkubuz, an Istanbul seamstress struggling with the debts left behind by … 
CastAslihan Gurbuz, Caner Cindoruk, Taner Birsel…
LanguageTurkish   CountryTurkey
CWC$18

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David Leveaux
Academy Award winner Christopher Plummer (Beginners, Remember) and Janet McTeer (Albert Nobbs, Hannah Arendt) star in this adaptation of Alan Ju… 
CastLily James, Christopher Plummer, Jai Courtne…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$PG

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Gianfranco Rosi
Winner of the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival, the new documentary from Gianfranco Rosi (El Sicario, Room 164) is a startling, on-the-sp… 
CastSamuele Pucillo, Mattias Cucina, Samuele Car…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
MAST$PG

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Adrian Sitaru
A headline-grabbing sex scandal gives a Romanian trainee at a French news network an opportunity for his big break, in this charged moral drama … 
CastTudor Aaron Istodor, Mehdi Nebbou, Nicolas W…
LanguageRomanian   CountryRomania
CWC$18

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Pere Portabella
Pere Portabella follows his masterful 1976 documentary General Report -- an epic survey of the Spanish social and political landscape in the wak… 
CastQuim Arrufat, Zdenka Badovinac, Manuel Borja…
LanguageCatalan | Spanish   CountrySpain
WL$PG

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Cristian Mungiu
Cristian Mungiu (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days) won the Best Director prize at Cannes for this terse, percolating drama about a Cluj physician wh… 
CastVlad Ivanov, Maria-Victoria Dragus, Adrian …
LanguageRomanian   CountryRomania
MAST$18

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Abba Makama
A group of young bohemian artists hang out and search for direction in their lives in the stagnant months leading up to the beginning of their u… 
CastIfeanyi Dike, Jamal Ibrahim, Samuel Robinson…
LanguageEnglish   CountryNigeria
CTC$PG

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John Butler
A music-mad 16-year-old outcast at rugby-mad boarding school forms an unlikely friendship with his dashing new roommate, in this funny and obser… 
CastFionn O'Shea, Nicholas Galitzine, Moe Dunfor…
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland
CWC$14A

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Marie-Castille Mention-Schaa…
Director Marie-Castille Mention-Schaar parallels the stories of two teenage girls — one a would-be jihadist, the other a model student who strik… 
CastNoémie Merlant, Naomi Amarger, Clotilde Cour…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$14A

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Matías Piñeiro
The prolific, cinephilic, and endlessly imaginative Matías Piñeiro (Viola, The Princess of France) continues his multi-film meditation on Shakes… 
CastAgustina Muñoz, Maria Villar, Mati Diop, Jul…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
WL$18

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Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
One of the most important contemporary African filmmakers, Mahamat-Saleh Haroun (A Screaming Man) makes his debut non-fiction feature with this … 
CastClément Abaïfouta
LanguageFrench | Arabic   CountryFrance / Chad
MAST$14A

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Eduardo Williams
An ingeniously shape-shifting debut from director Eduardo Williams, which follows the lives of mostly young men in disparate parts of the world … 
CastSergio Morosini, Shine Marx, Domingos Mareng…
LanguageSpanish, Portuguese,…   CountryArgentina / Brazil /…
WL$18

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Douglas Gordon
Internationally acclaimed multimedia artist Douglas Gordon (24 Hour Psycho, Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait) returns to the Festival with this i… 
CastJonas Mekas
LanguageEnglish   CountryGermany
WL$18

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Ken Loach
British master Ken Loach won his second Palme d’Or at Cannes for this timely drama about an aged, ailing handyman’s battle to survive after bein… 
CastNatalie Ann Jamieson, Mark Burns, Colin Coom…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$PG

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Maysaloun Hamoud
In Between is a portrait of three Arab Israeli women, living and loving in Tel Aviv. It captures their complex daily duality, caught between hom… 
CastMouna Hawa, Sana Jammelieh, Shaden Kanboura,…
LanguageArabic, Hebrew   CountryIsrael
CWS$18A

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Kunle Afolayan
As we mark this year’s City to City: Lagos programme, we welcome director Kunle Afolayan and superstar actor-singer Genevieve Nnaji for a conver… 
CastGenevieve Nnaji
LanguageEnglish   CountryNigeria
MAV$18

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James Franco
James Franco directs and stars alongside a fine cast -- including Vincent D’Onofrio, Robert Duvall, Selena Gomez and Nat Wolff -- in this adapta… 
CastJames Franco, Nat Wolff, Selena Gomez, Vince…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Edoardo de Angelis
Two teenage Siamese twins face an emotional decision when a doctor claims that he can separate them, in this stylized, offbeat drama from Neapol… 
CastAngela Fontana, Marianna Fontana, Antonia Tr…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
CWC$14A

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Carlos Saura
The new film from legendary Spanish filmmaker Carlos Saura (Carmen, Tango) captures the vivacity and charisma of the jota, a waltz-like castanet… 
CastSara Baras, Miguel Ángel Berna, Carlos Núñez…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
MAST$G

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Pedro Almodóvar
Spanish maestro Pedro Almodóvar adapts three stories from Canadian Nobel Prize winner Alice Munro for this time-tripping tale about the relation… 
CastDario Grandinetti, Daniel Grao, Inma Cuesta,…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
MAST$14A

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Uduak-Obong Patrick
In this charming caper comedy, a bright but broke undergrad striving to escape the slums gets in over his head when his modest criminal enterpri… 
CastJudith Audu, Stan Nze, Rotimi Salami, Roland…
LanguageEnglish   CountryNigeria
CTC$14A

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Gastón Solnicki
The beguiling third feature from Argentine writer-director Gastón Solnicki (Papirosen) takes inspiration from Béla Bartók’s opera Bluebeard’s Ca… 
CastLaila Maltz, Katia Szechtman, Lara Tarlowski…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
WL$18

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Goran Paskaljevic
The latest from Serbian director Goran Paskaljevic (Cabaret Balkan) is a visually stunning fable set in a remote Himalayan village, where the re… 
CastVictor Banerjee, Geetanjali Thapa, Uttara Ba…
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia / Serbia
MAST$18

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Miwa Nishikawa
A recently widowed writer whose wife died in a bus crash (Masahiro Motoki, Departures) impulsively offers to care for the children of a working … 
CastMasahiro Motoki, Pistol Takehara, Sousuke Ik…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
SP$14A

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Brillante Mendoza
Filipino firebrand Brillante Mendoza (Slingshot, Kinatay) incisively explores the street-level corruption of the Duterte-era Philippines with th… 
CastJaclyn Jose, Julio Diaz, Andi Eigenmann, Fel…
LanguageFilipino   CountryPhilippines
MAST$14A

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Marie Noëlle
Polish actress Karolina Gruszka stars in this sweeping biography of the legendary, Nobel Prize-winning physicist and chemist, who courted contro… 
CastKarolina Gruszka, Arieh Worthalter, Charles …
LanguageFrench   CountryGermany / France / P…
CWC$14A

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Oliver Laxe
Winner of the Grand Prize at Cannes’ Semaine de la Critique, French filmmaker Oliver Laxe’s mesmerizing, minimalist “Eastern western” follows a … 
CastAhmed Hammoud, Shakib Ben Omar, Said Aagli, …
LanguageArabic / Galician   CountryMorocco / Qatar
WL$18

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Tizza Covi, Rainer Frimmel
After a superstitious lion tamer loses his good-luck charm, he sets out on a magical, picaresque odyssey across Italy to find "Mister Universo,"… 
CastTairo Caroli, Wendy Weber, Arthur Robin
LanguageItalian   CountryAustria / Italy
CWC$18

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Ki-duk KIM
In the new film from provocative Korean auteur Kim Ki-duk (Pieta), a poor North Korean fisherman finds himself an accidental defector, and is gr… 
CastSeung-bum RYOO, Lee Won GUN, Young-min KIM, …
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
MAST$14A

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Benoit Jacquot
Benoît Jacquot (The School of Flesh, L’Intouchable) adapts a novella by Don DeLillo for this tale of amour fou between a self-centred filmmaker … 
CastMathieu Amalric, Julia Roy, Jeanne Balibar, …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance / Portugal
MAST$14A

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Cyprien Gaillard
Presented in a free special screening at TIFF Bell Lightbox (Cinema 2), this immersive, psychedelic work, whose sculptural properties are enhanc… 
CastUnknown
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
WLFree18

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Joseph Cedar
Richard Gere headlines a marvellous cast (including Michael Sheen, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Steve Buscemi, Hank Azaria and Isaach De Bankolé) in th… 
CastRichard Gere, Lior Ashkenazi, Hank Azaria, S…
LanguageEnglish | Hebrew   CountryUSA / Israel
GALA$$PG

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Omoni Oboli
A slick serial seducer bets his friends that he can bed three old flames in six weeks, in this risqué comedy from the director of the smash hit … 
CastOmoni Oboli, Blossom Chukwujekwu, Ufuoma McD…
LanguageEnglish   CountryNigeria
CTC$14A

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Daniel Oriahi
A small-town mechanic turned chauffeur for the mob gets caught up in the troubles of a beautiful sex worker, in this Scorsese-meets-Nollywood cr… 
CastFemi Jacobs, Ijeoma Grace Agu, Odunlade Adek…
LanguageYoruba | English   CountryNigeria
CTC$14A

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Adoor Gopalakrishnan
After years spent living off the modest wealth of his in-laws, a man hatches a desperate plan that draws his respectable middle-class family int… 
CastDileep, Kavya Madhavan, Subodh Bhave
LanguageMalayalam   CountryIndia
MAST$PG

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João Pedro Rodrigues
Stranded along a sublime river fjord in northern Portugal, a hunky ornithologist is subjected to a series of brutal and erotic Stations-of-the-C… 
CastPaul Hamy, Xelo Cagiao, João Pedro Rodrigues…
LanguagePortuguese, Mirandes…   CountryPortugal / Brazil
WL$18

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Avi Nesher
Based on a true story, Past Life tracks the daring late 1970s odyssey of two sisters — an introverted aspiring classical musician and a rambunct… 
CastJoy Rieger, Nelly Tagar, Doron Tavory, Evgen…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael | Poland
CWS$PG

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Lee Tamahori
On the east coast of New Zealand in the 1960s, two M?ori sheep-shearing families — the Mahanas and the Poatas — are sworn enemies and commercial… 
CastTemuera Morrison, Akuhata Keefe, Nancy Brunn…
LanguageEnglish | Maori   CountryNew Zealand
CWS$PG

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Olivier Assayas
Kristen Stewart reunites with director Olivier Assayas (Clouds of Sils Maria) for this artful ghost story about a young woman trying to reconnec… 
CastKristen Stewart, Lars Eidinger, Sigrid Bouaz…
LanguageEnglish   CountryFrance
MAST$14A

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Terry George
An Armenian medical student (Oscar Isaac), an artist (Charlotte Le Bon), and a worldly American journalist (Christian Bale) form a love triangle… 
CastOscar Isaac, Charlotte Le Bon, Christian Bal…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Erik Skjoldbjærg
Norwegian director Erik Skjoldbjærg (Insomnia) returns with this slow-burning psychological study about a young arsonist terrorizing a rural com… 
CastTrond Hjort Nilssen, Per Frisch, Liv Bernhof…
LanguageNorwegian   CountryNorway
CWC$14A

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Terence Davies
Cynthia Nixon stars as the legendary poet Emily Dickinson in this luminous biopic from director Terence Davies (The Deep Blue Sea, Sunset Song). 
CastCynthia Nixon, Jennifer Ehle, Keith Carradin…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
MAST$PG

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Sang-il Lee
A grisly unsolved murder links three seemingly unrelated stories in three different Japanese cities, in this arresting ensemble thriller from di… 
CastKen Watanabe, Mirai Moriyama, Kenichi Matsuy…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
SP$$18A

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Alison Maclean
A young student at a drama school faces a moral conundrum when his budding romance becomes fodder for a final-year performance, in director Alis… 
CastKerry Fox, James Rolleston, Alice Englert, E…
LanguageEnglish   CountryNew Zealand
CWC$14A

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Midi Z
Two illegal Burmese migrants fleeing their country’s civil war find love with each other while struggling to survive in the bustling cities of T… 
CastKo Kai, Wu Ke-Xi
LanguageEnglish, Chinese, Th…   CountryTaiwan / Myanmar
CWC$14A

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Sharon Lockhart
Presented in partnership with Gallery TPW, this major new film installation by American artist and filmmaker Sharon Lockhart is a deeply affecti… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
WLFree18

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Ulrich Seidl
Austrian provocateur Ulrich Seidl (Dog Days) returns to Africa for this raw, grimly humourous portrait of European tourists hunting animals for … 
CastGerald Eichinger, Eva Hofmann, Manuel Eichin…
LanguageGerman   CountryAustria
MAST$18

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Carlos Lechuga
A dissident, homosexual Cuban novelist strikes up an unlikely rapport with the government watcher assigned to keep him from speaking during an u… 
CastLola Amores, Eduardo Martinez, George Abreu,…
LanguageSpanish   CountryCuba / Colombia
CWC$14A

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Cristi Puiu
A patriarch’s wake turns into a full-on familial tempest, in the brilliant new film from uncompromising Romanian auteur Cristi Puiu (The Death o… 
CastMimi Branescu, Judith State, Bogdan Dumitrac…
LanguageRomanian   CountryRomania
MAST$18

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Albert Serra
Commissioned for “Catalonia in Venice” at last year’s Venice Biennale by curator Chus Martínez, Albert Serra’s monumental five-screen film insta… 
CastUnknown
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
WLFree18

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Yang ZHANG
Zhang Yang (Shower, Quitting) adapts two novels by Tibetan writer Tashi Dawa for this stunning mystical epic about a killer on the run who is en… 
CastKimba, Quni Ciren, Siano Dudiom Zahi, Solang…
LanguageTibetan   CountryChina
CWC$14A

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Marco Bellocchio
Italian master Marco Bellocchio (Vincere, Blood of My Blood) adapts the popular biographical novel by Massimo Gramellini, about a journalist who… 
CastBérénice Bejo, Emmanuelle Devos, Valerio Mas…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
MAST$PG

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Bing Wang
The urgent new documentary from acclaimed Chinese filmmaker Wang Bing (West of the Tracks, Three Sisters) takes us into the refugee camps on the… 
CastUnknown
LanguageTa'ang | Burmese | M…   CountryHong Kong
WL$PG

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Lucía Carreras
Two women, living on the margins of their society, become the unlikely caretakers for a lost baby, in director Lucía Carreras’ compelling and he… 
CastÁngeles Cruz, Angelina Peláez, Mercedes Pasc…
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico / Spain
CWC$PG

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Adam Leon
A young man finds love in an unlikely place when he subs in for his brother on a shady deal, in this charming romantic caper comedy from writer-… 
CastCallum Turner, Grace Van Patten, Mike Birbig…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CWC$14A

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Luc Dardenne, Jean-Pierre D…
After refusing to answer a late-night knock on her clinic door, a doctor seeks to uncover the truth behind the mysterious death of her unidentif… 
CastAdèle Haenel, Olivier Bonnaud, Jérémie Renie…
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium / France
MAST$18

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Akin Omotoso
Director Akin Omotoso weaves together three separate stories to create a gripping yet compassionate portrait of small-town characters immersed i… 
CastMncedisi Shabangu, Zimkhitha Nyoka, Nomonde …
LanguageZulu   CountrySouth Africa
CWC$14A

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Terrence Malick
The debut documentary from visionary filmmaker Terrence Malick (The New World, The Tree of Life) chronicles nothing less than the history of the… 
CastCate Blanchett
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Robin Swicord
Bryan Cranston stars as a successful lawyer and family man who disappears from his own life and observes his baffled loved ones from a hiding pl… 
CastBryan Cranston, Jennifer Garner
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Ana Mendieta, Ana Vaz, Antoi…
Bookended by two seminal films from the extraordinary multidisciplinary artist Ana Mendieta, this programme excavates political and personal his… 
CastVarious
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA, France/Brazil, …
WL$18

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Danièle Huillet and Jean-Mar…
A recently rediscovered Straub-Huillet fragment lends its name to the title of this programme that oscillates between adversity and emancipation… 
CastVarious
LanguageEnglish   CountryFrance, Portugal/USA…
WL$18

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Björn Kämmerer, Nina Könnema…
In this programme, the idea of "performance" adopts many shapes and guises, and recasts the present through a prism of encounters. Untitled - B… 
CastVarious
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustria, Germany, Fr…
WL$18

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Janie Geiser, belit sag, Man…
Flush with shifting, indefinite and highly suggestive interpretations, this programme presents works which investigate and slyly circumvent pres… 
CastVarious
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA, Netherlands, Me…
WL$18

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Petr Václav
The unhappy lives of a shop clerk, a bouncer, a stripper, and a prison guard intersect in this nihilistic black comedy set in an isolated centra… 
CastKarel Roden, Lenka Vlasakova, Miroslav Hanus…
LanguageCzech | Romany   CountryCzech Republic
CWC$18

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Kemi Adetiba
A lavish wedding escalates into pure Lagosian chaos, in this wild romcom produced by media mogul Mo Abudu. Everyone knows that there ain't no p… 
CastBanky Wellington, Adesua Etomi, Richard Mofe…
LanguageEnglish   CountryNigeria
CTC$14A

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Rahmatou Keïta
Recently returned to her home in rural Niger after completing her degree abroad, a young woman suffering from the pain of a lost love finds rene… 
CastMagaajyia Silberfeld, Aïchatou Moussa, Aïcha…
LanguageSonghoy, Zarma, Haus…   CountryNiger / Burkina Faso…
CWC$PG

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Deepak Rauniyar
A former Maoist rebel struggles to reintegrate with his unwelcoming community and move beyond a painful past, in this beautiful social drama fro… 
CastDayahang Rai, Asha Magrati, Rabindra Singh B…
LanguageNepali   CountryNepal
CWC$PG

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Lav Diaz
Director Lav Diaz's drama examines economic disparity in modern Filipino society through the eyes of a woman released from prison 30 years after… 
CastCharo Santos-Concio, John Lloyd Cruz, Michae…
LanguageTagalog   CountryPhilippines
WL$14A

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Emil Ben-Shimon
An accident during a bar mitzvah celebration leads to a gendered rift in a devout Orthodox community in Jerusalem, in this rousing, good-hearted… 
CastEvelin Hagoel, Igal Naor, Orna Banay, Einat …
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
CWC$PG

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Sang-soo Hong
Korean maestro and Festival favourite Hong Sang-soo (Right Now, Wrong Then) embarks on an intriguing foray into the uncanny with this ingenious … 
CastJoo-hyuck Kim, Youyoung Lee
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
MAST$14A

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Ryszard Bugajski
Haunted by her ruthless past, a former high-ranking security officer in Poland’s communist government seeks an audience with the Primate of the … 
CastMaria Mamona, Malgorzata Zajaczkowska, Janus…
LanguagePolish   CountryPoland
CWC$18

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Ivan I. Tverdovsky
A lonely and seemingly unremarkable middle-aged zoo worker redefines her life after discovering she has grown a tail, in a film that is part com… 
CastNatalia Pavlenkova, Dmitry Groshev, Irina Ch…
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
CWS$18