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

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Pelin Esmer
An Istanbul curmudgeon whose apartment has been completely taken over by his collections and the building's doorman find themselves forced to re… 
CastNejat Isler, Mithat Esmer, Laçin Ceylan, Tay…
LanguageTurkish   CountryTurkey
CTC$PG

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Emre Sahin
A bag full of money lands in front of you. Is it luck? The answer to your prayers? Part of a predetermined plan? Or all of the above? Set in the… 
CastKofi Siriboe, Ali Atay, Kwesi Boakye, Deniz …
LanguageTurkish, English   CountryTurkey
CTC$PG

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Sam Mendes
Wednesday, September 15 at 5:30 pm Lester and Carolyn Burnham are on the outside, a perfect husband and wife, in a perfect house, in a perfect … 
CastKevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Peter Gallaghe…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
FREEFree14A

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Ming Wong
The artist Ming Wong re-enacts scenes from Fassbinder's film "Angst Essen Seele Auf" ("Ali: Fear Eats the Soul")(1973) playing 14 different char… 
CastMing Wong
LanguageGerman   CountrySingapore
FUTFree14A

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Sarah Polley
Saturday, September 18 at 7pm Fiona and Grant are an Ontario couple who have been married for over 40 years. Now, in the oncoming twilight of t… 
CastGordon Pinsent, Julie Christie, Olympia Duka…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
FREEFreePG

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Álex de la Iglesia
Álex de la Iglesia's genius for dark humour is at its most eloquent in his latest parody about the Spanish Civil War. Two clowns attack and disf… 
CastAntonio de la Torre, Carlos Areces, Carolina…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
SP$PG

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Lawrence Kasdan
Sunday, September 19 at 7 pm A group of friends who attended the University of Michigan together in the 1960's convene for the funeral of one f… 
CastGlenn Close, William Hurt, Jeff Goldblum, Ke…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
FREEFreeR

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Zeki Demirkubuz
Tulay, whose unhappy marriage is disintegrating, lives in a modern apartment complex. Halit, an employee of the complex, spies on Tulay and watc… 
CastSerap Aksoy, Ulku Duru, Zuhal Gencer, Feridu…
LanguageTurkish   CountryTurkey
CTC$14A

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Paul Haggis
Saturday, September 18 at 10pm Several stories interweave during two days in Los Angeles involving a collection of inter-related characters, a … 
CastTerrence Howard, Thandie Newton, Don Cheadle…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
FREEFree14A

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Theron Patterson
A black comedy in the style of a lucid dream, Dark Cloud looks at a middle-aged man who can't move on from the death of his wife, and the teenag… 
CastYesim Ceren Bozoglu, Reha Özcan, Kamer Celen…
LanguageTurkish   CountryTurkey
CTC$14A

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Benoît Jacquot
France, 1865. A young vagabond, Timothée, arrives in a village and is given food and lodging by Doctor Hughes and his daughter Joséphine. Joséph… 
CastJérôme Kircher, Isild Le Besco, Nahuel Pérez…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$18A

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Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Distant maps Nuri Bilge Ceylan's signature exploration of existential heartache onto the wintry shores of Istanbul. Mahmut, a 40 year old indep… 
CastMuzaffer Özdemir, Emin Toprak, Zuhal Gencer,…
LanguageTurkish   CountryTurkey
CTC$PG

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Stefano Incerti
Toni Servillo ("Gomorra" and "Il Divo") plays the role of a compulsive gambler who works in the petty-cash office of the Poggioreale prison, and… 
CastToni Servillo, Salvatore Ruocco, Mi Yang, Ne…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
SP$14A

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Tayfun Pirselimoglu
An ailing Istanbul wig-maker becomes obsessed with a woman who enters his shop one day. Hamdi, a wig seller in a run-down district in Istanbul,… 
CastAyberk Pekcan, Nazan Kesal, R?za Ak?n
LanguageTurkish   CountryTurkey
CTC$PG

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Clint Eastwood
The story of three people haunted by mortality in different ways, Hereafter stars Matt Damon as a blue-collar American who has a special connect… 
CastMatt Damon, Jay Mohr, Bryce Dallas Howard, M…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Pasquale Scimeca
The Malavoglia are a family of fishermen: Grandfather Padron 'Ntoni, his son Bastianazzo and wife Maruzza, and their children 'Ntoni, Mena, Ales… 
CastAntonio Curcia, Giuseppe Firullo, Omar Noto,…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
SP$PG

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Casey Affleck
I'm Still Here is a portrayal of a tumultuous year in the life of actor Joaquin Phoenix. With remarkable access, the documentary follows the Osc… 
CastJoaquin Phoenix
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Reha Erdem, Pelin Esmer, Ser…
This panel will be open to the public and will take place on Thursday, September 16 at 7 p.m. at the Art Gallery of Ontario’s Jackman Hall, 317 … 
CastRichard Florida, Reha Erdem, Pelin Esmer, Se…
LanguageEnglish   CountryTurkey
CTCFreePG

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Guillem Morales
The story follows a young woman (played by Belen Rueda) dealing with the slow erosion of her sight while investigating the suicide of her blind … 
CastBelén Rueda, Lluís Homar, Hèctor Claramunt, …
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
SP$14A

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Charlotte Sachs Bostrup
Thirteen-year-olds Karla and Jonas search for Jonas’ birth mother in this coming of age story based on the books by Renée Toft Simonsen. 
CastElena Arndt-Jensen, Joshua Berman, Ellen Hil…
LanguageDanish   CountryDenmark
KIDYouthPG

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Massy Tadjedin
The story follows a married couple, apart for a night while the husband takes a business trip with a colleague to whom he's attracted. While he'… 
CastSam Worthington, Keira Knightley, Eva Mendes…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Matt Reeves
A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian. Remake of "Let the Right One In" (2008). 
CastChloe Moretz, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Richard Jenk…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Richard Bowen
Based on one of the earliest versions of the beloved Cinderella tale comes a magical film that reveals the Chinese origins of this widely known … 
CastXiao Min, Zhang Jie, Caiping Wang, Hu Yinzi,…
LanguageMandarin, English   CountryChina, USA
KIDYouthPG

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Seren Yüce
A young middle-class man rebels against his father's brutish authority and seeks a rough romance with a woman of ethnic minority. Yüce's moral t… 
CastBartu Küçükça?layan, Settar Tanr?ö?en, Nihal…
LanguageTurkish   CountryTurkey
CTC$PG

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Milcho Manchevski
A child's friend is accosted by a flasher so she decides to go to the police herself; a film crew sets out to find the old traditions and discov… 
CastAna Stojanovska, Ratka Radmanovic, Salaetin …
LanguageMacedonian   CountryMacedonia
SP$14A

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Reha Erdem
Hayat, her father and bedridden grandfather live in a riverside shack near the dangerously dark but breathtakingly beautiful waters of the Bosph… 
CastÖnder K. Açikbas, Erdal Besikçioglu, Halim E…
LanguageTurkish, English   CountryTurkey
CTC$14A

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Michael Nyman
In NYman With A Movie Camera, Michael Nyman revisits one of the high-points of his career: the composition of his now-famous score for Dziga Ver… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
FUTFreePG

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Richard Benner
Tuesday, September 14 at 7pm A story about a female impersonator who rooms with a pregnant schizophrenic. 
CastCraig Russell, Hollis McLaren, Richert Easle…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
FREEFree14A

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John Turturro
A look at the musical roots and traditions of Naples, Italy, as well as its influence on the rest of the world. Passion journeys through Napoli… 
CastMassimo Ranieri, Lina Sastri, Fiorello, Pepp…
LanguageItalian, English   CountryItaly
SP$18

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Chris Kraus
On the eve of World War I, a 14-year-old German girl returns to her home on the Baltic coast, a place uneasily shared by Germans, Russians and E… 
CastJeanette Hain, Richy Müller, Edgar Selge, Ye…
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
SP$14A

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Rob Reiner
Sunday, September 19 at 10pm When a young boy falls ill, his grandfather pops round to visit him. To cheer his grandson up, Grandpa has brought… 
CastBilly Crystal, Christopher Guest, Fred Savag…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
FREEFreePG

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Jalmari Helander
"A Finnish horror comedy about a very bad Santa." - Jason Anderson, Moviefone.ca In the depths of the Korvatunturi mountains, 486 metres deep, … 
CastPer Christian Ellefsen, Tommi Korpela, Jorma…
LanguageFinnish, English   CountryFinland
DISC$14A

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Jonathan Nossiter
Rio Sex Comedy charts the misadventures of expatriates in Rio in their search for both personal pleasures and social justice. Charlotte Rampling… 
CastCharlotte Rampling, Irène Jacob, Bill Pullma…
LanguageEnglish   CountryBrazil
SP$R

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Bruce McDonald
Thursday, September 16 at 10pm This is an early film by Bruce McDonald filmed on a tiny budget over a few weeks traveling the wilds in Canada. … 
CastBruce McDonald, Don McKellar, Valerie Buhagi…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
FREEFreePG

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Ben Stassen
A sea turtle who was hatched in 1959 spends the next 50 years traveling the world while it is being changed by global warming. Wonderfully craf… 
CastMelanie Griffith, Ed Begley Jr., Jenny McCar…
LanguageEnglish   CountryBelgium
KIDYouthPG

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Gilles Paquet-Brenner
Based on Tatiana de Rosnay’s best-selling novel, Sarah’s Key tells the story of an American journalist on the brink of making big life decisions… 
CastKristin Scott Thomas, Mélusine Mayance, Aid…
LanguageFrench, English   CountryFrance
GALA$$14A

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Özlem Sulak
In this meditative and monumental examination of the legacy of Turkey’s 1980 military coup, individual narrations of the tumultuous event are ju… 
CastGünseli Dum, Mustafa Dum, Orhan Esen Levent …
LanguageTurkish   CountryTurkey
CTC$14A

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Yoel Meranda, Burcak Kaygun,…
SEPTEMBER 12 will be presented along with 7 short films: "ascents in february" Yoel Meranda, Turkey [World Premiere] An abstract, impish spot o… 
CastVarious
LanguageTurkish   CountryTurkey
CTC$14A

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Dervis Zaim
Mahsun Supertitiz is an unemployed homeless man who steals cars at night so that he can sleep in a heated place during the winter. Mahsun lives … 
CastAhmet Ugurlu, Tuncel Kurtiz, Aysen Aydemir, …
LanguageTurkish   CountryTurkey
CTC$14A

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Jeanne Labrune
A high-class prostitute and a pre-eminent psychoanalyst discover that they share many things in common. They are both unhappy with their profes… 
CastIsabelle Huppert, Sabila Moussadek, Richard …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance, Luxembourg, …
SP$18

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Noah Cowan
It’s finally here. But what is it? What will it be? Who’s it for? -- Noah Cowan, Shane Smith and Jesse Wente talk about the exciting plans for T… 
CastJesse Wente, Shane Smith, Guy Maddin
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
INDFreePG

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Deepa Mehta
Friday, September 17 at 7pm In 1938, Gandhi's party is making inroads in women's rights. Chuyia, a child already married but living with her pa… 
CastLisa Ray, John Abraham, Rishma Malik, Sarala…
LanguageHindi   CountryCanada
FREEFree14A

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Dustin Lance Black
Jennifer Connelly stars as Virginia, a charming yet mentally ill mother whose greatest love is her protector and illegitimate son, Emmett (Harri… 
CastJennifer Connelly, Harrison Gilbertson, Ed H…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Harun Farocki
In this seminal work, celebrated film essayist, theorist and artist Harun Farocki presents a horizontal suite of twelve monitors depicting scene… 
CastUnknown
LanguageNo dialogue   CountryGermany
FUTFreePG