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

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Leanne Pooley
Director Leanne Pooley (The Topp Twins) fuses documentary, fiction, and state-of-the-art digital animation in this astonishing recreation of the… 
CastFraser Brown, Andrew Grainger, Chelsie Prest…
LanguageEnglish   CountryNew Zealand
CWC$14A

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Mai Masri
Railroaded into an Israeli prison on a terrorism charge, a young Palestinian woman discovers that she is pregnant just as a group of her fellow … 
CastMaisa Abd Elhadi, Nadera Omran, Raida Adon, …
LanguageArabic   CountryPalestine/Jordan/Leb…
CWC$14A

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Andrew Haigh
A retired English couple (played by screen legends Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay) reflect on their lives after nearly a half-century toge… 
CastCharlotte Rampling, Tom Courtenay
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$PG

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Gaby Dellal
Naomi Watts, Susan Sarandon and Elle Fanning star in this funny and touching story about a NYC teenager struggling with gender identity. The to… 
CastElle Fanning, Naomi Watts, Susan Sarandon, T…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$PG

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Tsai Ming-liang
A disarmingly candid, insightful and ultimately very moving conversation between Taiwanese auteur Tsai Ming-liang and his muse, actor Lee Kang-s… 
CastLee Kang-sheng, Tsai Ming-liang
LanguageMandarin   CountryTaiwan
WL$PG

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Naomi Kawase
A lonely baker has his life (and business) reinvigorated when he hires an elderly woman with an uncanny culinary skill and a mysterious communio… 
CastKirin Kiki, Masatoshi Nagase, Uchida Kyara, …
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
CWC$G

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Pan Nalin
On the eve of their friend’s wedding in Goa, a group of women discuss everything under the sun — from their careers, sex lives, and secrets to n… 
CastTannishtha Chatterjee, Sandhya Mridul, Sarah…
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
SP$14A

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Federico Veiroj
A young man finds himself navigating the baffling, labyrinthine bureaucracy of the Catholic Church when he attempts to formally renounce his fai… 
CastAlvaro Ogalla, Marta Larralde, Bárbara Lenni…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain/Uruguay
CWC$18A

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Miguel Gomes
A major hit at this year's Cannes, this epic, three-part contemporary fable by Portuguese auteur Miguel Gomes (Tabu) adopts the structure from t… 
CastCrista Alfaiate, Americo Silva, Carloto Cott…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryPortugal
WL$14A

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Miguel Gomes
The first volume of this thrillingly inventive and wildly ambitious triptych includes appearances by cunning wasps, virgin mermaids, an explodin… 
CastCrista Alfaiate, Adriano Luz, Americo Silva,…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryPortugal
WL$14A

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Miguel Gomes
Part Two of Portuguese auteur Miguel Gomes' majestic, mutating modern-day folk tale relates how desolation has invaded humanity through stories … 
CastCrista Alfaiate, Adriano Luz, Americo Silva,…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryPortugal
WL$14A

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Miguel Gomes
The third and concluding volume of Portuguese auteur Miguel Gomes’ Scheherazadean triptych brings this epic to a close with the sound of birdson… 
CastCrista Alfaiate, Americo Silva, Carloto Cott…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryPortugal
WL$14A

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Leyla Bouzid
Set on the eve of the Tunisia’s Jasmine Revolution, the first feature from director Leyla Bouzid follows an up-and-coming underground band as th… 
CastBaya Medhaffer, Ghalia Benali, Montassar Aya…
LanguageArabic/French   CountryTunisia/France/Belgi…
CWC$14A

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Yuval Delshad
Chronicling the burgeoning conflict between father and son in a hard-working Iranian-Israeli family, Yuval Delshad’s fiction-feature debut is bo… 
CastNavid Negahban, Viss Elliot Safavi, Asher Av…
LanguageHebrew, Farsi   CountryIsrael
CWC$PG

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Rob Reiner
When his political-candidate father ships him off to a rehab facility, a reckless teenager finds love and danger with a fellow resident, in the … 
CastNick Robinson, Morgan Saylor, Devon Bostick,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Malgorzata Szumowska
The lives of a young woman with an eating disorder, her coroner father, and a physical therapist who believes she can communicate with the dead … 
CastJanusz Gajos, Maja Ostaszewska, Justyna Suwa…
LanguagePolish   CountryPoland
SP$18A

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Florin Serban
A promising teenage boxer and a struggling thirtysomething actress become entangled in a daily ritual that walks the line between flirtation and… 
CastRafael Florea, Sorin Leoveanu, Nicolae Motro…
LanguageRomanian   CountryRomania
CWC$PG

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Sandra Kogut
A wealthy middle-aged woman unexpectedly finds herself caring for two impoverished young siblings, in this subtle, touching and sincere study of… 
CastCarla Ribas, Ygor Manoel, Rayane do Amaral, …
LanguagePortuguese   CountryBrazil
CWC$14A

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Athina Rachel Tsangari
In the middle of the Aegean Sea, on a luxury yacht, six men on a fishing trip have decided to play a game. Things will be measured, blood will b… 
CastYorgos Kentros, Panos Koronis, Vangelis Mour…
LanguageGreek   CountryGreece
CWC$14A

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Joko Anwar
A beauty-salon worker and pirate-DVD enthusiast accidentally comes into possession of incriminating evidence of high-level political corruption,… 
CastTara Basro, Chicco Jerikho
LanguageIndonesian   CountryIndonesia
CWC$14A

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Tom Geens
A middle class British couple end up living like feral creatures in a camouflaged hole in the middle of a vast forest in France. A young couple… 
CastPaul Higgins, Kate Dickie, Jerome Kircher, C…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
CTC$14A

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Charlie Vundla
After being abandoned by his wife, a once-promising academic finds himself entangled in a very odd ménage à trois, in the second feature from So… 
CastCharlie Vundla, Terry Pheto, Louis Roux
LanguageEnglish, Zulu   CountrySouth Africa
CWC$18A

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Alice Winocour
A young ex-soldier suffering from PTSD (Matthias Schonaerts) protects a beautiful woman (Diane Kruger) and her child from a brutal home invasion… 
CastMatthias Schoenaerts, Diane Kruger
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Belgium
GALA$$14A

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Ciro Guerra
A tale of the first encounter, approach, betrayal and life-transcending friendship between an Amazonian shaman, last survivor of his people, and… 
CastJan Bijvoet, Brionne Davis, Nilbio Torres, A…
LanguageSpanish, Amazonian   CountryColombia/Venezuela/A…
CWC$14A

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Oliver Hermanus
A fierce crime drama set against an unforgiving landscape, The Endless River is a story about morality, love, revenge and forgiveness. A young … 
CastNicolas Duvauchelle, Crystal-Donna Roberts, …
LanguageEnglish   CountrySouth Africa
CWC$18A

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Drake Doremus
In a futuristic, utopian society known as the Collective — where inhabitants have been bred to be peaceful and emotionless — a man and a woman d… 
CastKristen Stewart, Nicholas Hoult, Guy Pearce,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Pablo Agü
One of Argentina’s most visionary and politically engaged cinematic voices, director Pablo Agüero takes the unbelievable story of the transport … 
CastGael García Bernal, Denis Lavant, Daniel Fan…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina/Spain
WL$14A

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Sergei Loznitsa
Ukrainian filmmaker Sergei Loznitsa follows his monumental documentary Maïdan with this found-footage epic about the failed coup of August 1991 … 
CastUnknown
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
WL$14A

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Shambhavi Kaul
This new installation by Indian-American artist-filmmaker Shambhavi Kaul is comprised of a large projected video loop composed of seven shots th… 
CastUnknown
LanguageUnknown   CountryUSA/India
WLFree18

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Damien Odoul
A young French infantry volunteer is plunged into the maelstrom of trench warfare on the Western Front, in this startlingly subjective vision of… 
CastNino Rocher, Pierre Martial Gaillard, Theo C…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$14A

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Apichatpong Weerasethakul
The new installation from Palme d’Or-winning Thai filmmaker and contemporary artist Apichatpong Weerasethakul fuses the artist’s exploration of … 
CastUnknown
LanguageUnknown   CountryThailand/Mexico
WLFree18

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Emin Alper
In the new film from award-winning Turkish writer-director Emin Alper, an ex-con, just released after serving a 15-year sentence, is recruited a… 
CastMehmet Özgür, Berkay Ates, Tülin Özen, Müfit…
LanguageTurkish   CountryTurkey
CWS$14A

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Alexandra-Therese Keining
Three outcast teenage girls get a new perspective on high-school life when they are mysteriously transformed into boys, in this skillfully craft… 
CastTuva Jagell, Emrik Öhlander, Wilma Holmén, V…
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
CWC$14A

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Hanna Sköld
A young girl living under the heel of her tyrannical religious zealot father in the depths of the Swedish forests finds strength in the memory o… 
CastBlanca Engström, Lennart Jähkel
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
CWC$14A

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George Amponsah
This timely documentary explores the life and death of Michael Duggan, whose killing at the hands of London's Metropolitan Police sparked the To… 
CastKurtis Henville, Marcus Knox
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
CTC$14A

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Thomas Stuber
Director Thomas Stuber (winner of the Student Academy Award) tells the story of an aging boxer from the former East who learns he has limited ti… 
CastPeter Kurth, Lina Wendel, Lena Lauzemis, Edi…
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
CWC$14A

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Anne Sewitsky
Bedevilled by shared demons, a young woman and her half-brother find comfort with each other, in this brooding, sharply detailed study of incest… 
CastIne Wilmann, Simon J. Berger, Silje Storstei…
LanguageNorwegian/Swedish   CountryNorway
CWC$R

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Christopher Doyle
Renowned cinematographer and artist Christopher Doyle celebrates Hong Kong and its people with this documentary-fiction hybrid that focuses on H… 
CastConnie Ming Shan Yuen, Thierry Chow, Ching M…
LanguageCantonese, Mandarin…   CountryHong Kong
CWC$G

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Erik Matti
A pair of married white-collar swindlers run afoul of their latest victims, in this suspenseful crime drama from celebrated Filipino director Er… 
CastJohn Lloyd Cruz, Meryll Soriano, Tirso Cruz …
LanguageFilipino, Kankanaey…   CountryPhilippines
CWC$14A

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Marc Abraham
Tom Hiddleston and Elizabeth Olsen star in this biopic of country-music legend Hank Williams. This film tells the story of legendary country we… 
CastTom Hiddleston, Elizabeth Olsen, Bradley Whi…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Lawrence Fajardo
This stark and heart-wrenching film weaves together several narratives about undocumented Filipino workers trying to support themselves and thei… 
CastAllen Dizon, Ces Quesada, Bernardo Bernardo,…
LanguageFilipino, Tagalog, J…   CountryPhilippines/Japan
CWC$14A

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Eric Khoo
The sensitive and sensual new film from Singaporean director Eric Khoo draws together several narratives spanning several decades, all of them t… 
CastChoi Woo Shik, Kim Khobbi, Koh Boon Pin, Dan…
LanguageEnglish, Malay, Kore…   CountrySingapore
CWC$18A

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Ariel Rotter
In this poignant period drama set in 1960s Argentina, a young woman struggling to raise her twin daughters alone after the tragic death of her h… 
CastErica Luisa, Marcelo Subiotto, Susana Pampin
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina/Uruguay
CWC$14A

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Tolga Karaçelik
Trapped at anchor due to a legal dispute, the skeleton crew of a cargo ship come into potentially deadly conflict with one another, in this slow… 
CastHakan Karsak, Nadir Saribacak, Özgür Emre Yi…
LanguageTurkish   CountryTurkey
CWC$14A

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Elisabeth Scharang
A riveting biopic of notorious Austrian convict Jack Unterweger, who became a literary superstar while serving a 15-year sentence for murder. O… 
CastJohannes Krisch, Corinna Harfouch, Birgit Mi…
LanguageGerman   CountryAustria
CWC$14A

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Kiyoshi Kurosawa
A young widow undertakes an elegiac voyage with the spectre of her dead husband, in this delicate, touching ghost story from Japanese master Kiy… 
CastEri Fukatsu, Tadanobu Asano, Masao Komatsu, …
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
CWC$PG

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Owen Harris
In this deliriously funny comic romp set in 1990s London, a young record label A&R rep (Nicholas Hoult) does anything and everything to get ahea… 
CastNicholas Hoult, James Corden, Georgia King, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
CTC$14A

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Paul Katis
A patrol of British paratroopers in Afghanistan find themselves caught in the middle of a deathtrap in this remarkable, fact-based war drama fro… 
CastDavid Elliot, Mark Stanley, Scott Kyle, Benj…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
CTC$14A

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Shemi Zarhin
In the wake of their mother's death, three Jewish Israeli siblings discover that their biological father was a Muslim and set out on a journey a… 
CastRotem Zissman-Cohen, Roy Assaf, Assaf Ben-Sh…
LanguageFrench | Hebrew   CountryIsrael/Canada
CWS$14A

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Ivan Ostrochovský
This subtle fusion of documentary and fiction follows a young Roma boxer as he embarks on a tragicomic return to the ring in order to pay for … 
CastPeter Baláz, Zvonko Lakcevic, Ján Franek, St…
LanguageSlovak   CountrySlovakia, Czech Repu…
CWC$14A

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Yared Zeleke
Living in a foster home after his mother's death, a 9-year-old Ethiopian boy risks all to save his only friend — his mother's pet lamb — in this… 
CastRediat Amare, Kidist Siyum, Welela Assefa, S…
LanguageAmharic   CountryEthiopia
CWC$PG

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Jeremy Sims
Rex drives a cab and has never left Broken Hill in his life. When he discovers he doesn’t have long to live, he decides to drive across the hear… 
CastJacki Weaver, Michael Caton, Ningali Lawford…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
CWS$PG

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Salem Brahimi
In Algeria in the late 1980s, a man who has been compelled to take a wife by his mother’s dying wish has his domestic dilemma placed in stark re… 
CastAmazigh Kateb, Rachida Brakni
LanguageFrench, Arabic   CountryFrance/Algeria
CWS$18A

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Matthew Cullen
*** The festival has removed LONDON FIELDS from the festival. *** Check ___ TIFF.net/festivals/festival15/changes ___ for latest screening upda… 
CastAmber Heard, Cara Delevigne, Theo James, Bil…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Rufus Norris
Tom Hardy and Olivia Colman headline this big-screen adaptation of the stage musical by Alecky Blythe and Adam Cork, about the “Suffolk Strangle… 
CastOlivia Colman, Anita Dobson, Tom Hardy
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
CTC$14A

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Pietro Marcello
Part fable, part documentary, part film poem, the latest exquisite feature by Pietro Marcello (La bocca del lupo) pays homage to a humble shephe… 
CastTommaso Cestrone, Sergio Vitolo, Gesuino Pit…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
WL$PG

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Julio Medem
This is the story of Magda. Confronted with tragedy, she reacts with a surge of life that flows inside of her, from the imaginable to the unimag… 
CastPenélope Cruz, Luis Tosar, Asier Etxeandia
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
SP$PG

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Salvador del Solar
An aged Peruvian taxi driver, formerly an aide to a feared military officer in the bloodiest days of government repression during the Shining Pa… 
CastDamián Alcázar, Magaly Solier, Federico Lupp…
LanguageSpanish   CountryPeru/Argentina/Colom…
CWC$14A

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Dito Montiel
Shia LaBoeuf, Kate Mara and Gary Oldman star in this dystopian thriller about a former Marine desperately searching for his wife and son in a po… 
CastShia LaBeouf, Kate Mara, Gary Oldman, Jai Co…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Lorene Scafaria
Marnie Minervini, recent widow and eternal optimist, moves from New Jersey to Los Angeles to be closer to her daughter. Armed with an iPhone and… 
CastSusan Sarandon, Rose Byrne, J.K. Simmons
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$PG

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Sterlin Harjo
A Muscogee ex-con living on the streets of Tulsa becomes embroiled in a fateful conflict with a local thug, in director Sterlin Harjo’s intrigui… 
CastRod Rondeaux, Zahn McClarnon, Wotko Long, Sa…
LanguageMuskogee, English   CountryUSA
CWC$14A

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Catherine Hardwicke
Toni Collette and Drew Barrymore star in this touching comedy-drama about two childhood friends whose relationship is put to the test when one b… 
CastToni Collette, Drew Barrymore, Dominic Coope…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
GALA$$PG

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Ryan Fleck, Anna Boden
Ryan Reynolds, Ben Mendelsohn and Sienna Miller star in this footloose tale about two itinerant gamblers aiming to buy their way into a legendar… 
CastBen Mendelsohn, Ryan Reynolds, Sienna Miller…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Matthew Saville
A wrong number leads to an unlikely friendship between a middle-aged Adelaide realtor (Anthony LaPaglia) and an elderly woman (Julia Blake), in … 
CastAnthony LaPaglia, Julia Blake, John Clarke, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
CWC$PG

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Paco Cabezas
Anna Kendrick, Sam Rockwell and Tim Roth star in this wild action-comedy about a young woman who falls in love with a sweet-natured hitman. Mar… 
CastSam Rockwell, Anna Kendrick, Tim Roth, James…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Guan Hu
A former Beijing crime boss swings back into action when his son is kidnapped by thugs. With his son captured, Mr. Six and his old pals stand u… 
CastFeng Xiaogang, Hanyu Zhang, Li Yifeng, Kris …
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
SP$14A

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Nabil Ayouch
Four sex workers turn to each other for support as they struggle to survive the corrupt and dangerous flesh markets of Marrakesh, in this hard-h… 
CastLoubna Abidar, Asmaa Lazrak, Halima Karaouan…
LanguageArabic   CountryMorocco
CWS$R

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Sylvia Chang
An artist reunites with her brother after the two were separated years ago when she left Liudau, an island off of Taiwan. Legendary Taiwanese a… 
CastIsabella Leong, Chang Hsiao Chuan, Lawrence …
LanguageMandarin   CountryTaiwan
CWC$14A

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Deniz Gamze Ergüven
Five young sisters living in a coastal Turkish village on the Black Sea are placed under the tyrannical regime of traditional morality by their … 
CastGunes Sensoy, Dogba Doguslu, Tugba Sungurogl…
LanguageTurkish   CountryTurkey
SP$14A

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Nanni Moretti
In the touching new film from Italian master Nanni Moretti, a harried filmmaker tries to juggle the production of her new film with visits to th… 
CastNanni Moretti, Margherita Buy, John Turturro…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
SP$PG

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Chantal Akerman
The great Belgian filmmaker Chantal Akerman (Almayer’s Folly) crafts a moving portrait of her relationship with her mother, an Auschwitz survivo… 
CastChantal Akerman, Natalia Akerman
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium
WL$G

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Elaine Constantine
World-renowned photographer Elaine Constantine makes her feature directorial debut with this invigorating coming-of-age film about a working-cla… 
CastElliot James Langridge, Joshua Whitehouse, A…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
CTC$14A

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Christian Zübert
A nightmarish crisis occurs after a pregnant young Greek immigrant takes a job as a nanny to a young professional couple, in this stunning drama… 
CastJördis Triebel, Chara Mata Giannatou, Benjam…
LanguageGerman, Greek   CountryGermany
CWS$14A

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Radu Muntean
After being the sole unfortunate witness to a domestic quarrel that ends up in a murder, Sandu finds himself at odds with two very close neighbo… 
CastTeodor Corban, Iulian Postelnicu, Oxana Mora…
LanguageRomanian   CountryRomania
CWC$14A

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David Farr
Eagerly awaiting their first child, a young couple in a tony London suburb become involved in a psychological battle of wills with the tenants i… 
CastClémence Poésy, David Morrissey, Stephen Cam…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
CTC$14A

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Roberto Minervini
In turns tender and disturbing, Italian filmmaker Roberto Minervini produces a powerful hybrid docu-fiction film, profiling drug addicts and pri… 
CastMark Kelley, Lisa Allen, James Lee Miller
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA/Italy
WL$18A

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David Gordon Green
Academy Award winners Sandra Bullock and Billy Bob Thornton star in this based-on-fact story about rival American political strategists working … 
CastSandra Bullock, Billy Bob Thornton, Anthony …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$PG

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Danielle Arbid
The new film from Lebanese director Danielle Arbid follows a young Arab immigrant in Paris, whose encounters with three men reveal different fac… 
CastManal Issa, Vincent Lacoste, Paul Hamy, Dami…
LanguageFrench, Arabic   CountryFrance
CWC$14A

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Zhang Yang
Director Zhang Yang blurs documentary and fiction in this account of a band of pilgrims who make a 2,000-kilometre journey on foot to Lhasa, the… 
CastUnknown
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
CWC$14A

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Lars Kraume
Top German actors Burghart Klaussner (The White Ribbon) and Ronald Zehrfeld (Barbara, Phoenix) star in this riveting historical thriller, which … 
CastBurghart Klaußner, Ronald Zehrfeld, Lilith S…
LanguageGerman, Yiddish   CountryGermany
CWC$14A

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Hermon Hailay
A cab driver and a beautiful young prostitute fall in love while struggling to survive on the mean streets of Addis Ababa, in this frank, gritty… 
CastEskindir Tameru, Fereweni Gebregergs
LanguageAmharic   CountryEthiopia
CWC$14A

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Grímur Hákonarson
In a remote Icelandic farming valley, two brothers who haven't spoken in 40 years have to come together in order to save what's dearest to them … 
CastSigurõur Sigurjónsson, Theodór Júlíusson, Ch…
LanguageIcelandic   CountryIceland
CWC$14A

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Francis Alÿs, Nelson Carlo d…
A haunting new video by Belgian-born, Mexico City-based contemporary artist Francis Alÿs precedes Dominican filmmaker Nelson de los Santos Arias… 
CastMegan Cueva, Maria A. Montalembert , Priscil…
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico/Dominican Rep…
WL$14A

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Alex van Warmerdam
Schneider, a hit-man, is given a task: before the night has passed he must kill the writer Ramon Bax. Dutch writer-director-actor Alex van Warm… 
CastAlex van Warmerdam, Tom Dewispelaere, Maria …
LanguageDutch   CountryNetherlands
CWC$14A

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Mathieu Kleyebe Abonnenc, Yt…
Inspired by the 1930s Dakar-Djibouti mission — the ambitious French ethnographic expedition — the first narrative feature by French artist and f… 
CastBetty Tchomanga, Rachel Kahn, Eriq Ebouaney
LanguageArabic, English, Fre…   CountryFrance/Senegal, Moro…
WL$PG

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Daniel Augusto, Caroline Mon…
"Home" has many meanings in this globe-spanning selection of short films. THE SIGNALMAN/O SINALEIRO, Directed by Daniel Augusto, Brazil | 15 mi… 
CastFernando Teixeira, Steven McCarthy, Alyx Mel…
LanguagePortuguese, English…   CountryBrazil, Canada, Belg…
SC$14A

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Marc Katz, Cécile Paysant, C…
The protagonists in these films long for connection, but their efforts to achieve it are complicated by mixed messages, communication breakdowns… 
CastLibby Woodbridge, David Ross, Sean Cullen, A…
LanguageEnglish, French   CountryUSA, France, Canada,…
SC$14A

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Marie-Ève Juste, Grayson Moo…
Change is the only constant in this programme's compelling stories of changing circumstances, transformative realizations and many other moments… 
CastFlorence Blain Mbaye, Marie-Emmanuelle Boile…
LanguageFrench, English, Gre…   CountryCanada, Cyprus/Greec…
SC$PG

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Kent Monkman, Chelsea McMull…
These otherworldly shorts take you to places you’ve never been as you descend to the watery Arctic depths, travel between dimensions, and go run… 
CastKent Monkman, Quinton Neufeldt, Gillian Edwa…
LanguageEnglish, Swedish   CountryCanada, France, Swed…
SC$14A

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Hiwot Admasu Getaneh, Kevin …
While some of the unforgettable outsiders in this programme of seven riveting shorts crave acceptance, others find the courage to defy society’s… 
CastSelam Fikadu, Berite Eshetu, Surafel Tsegaye…
LanguageAmharic, Anishinaabe…   CountryFrance/United Kingdo…
SC$14A

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Halima Elkhatabi, Patrice La…
These startling and daring short films demonstrate the value of thinking way, way outside the box. NINA, Directed by Halima Elkhatabi, Canada |… 
CastElizabeth Tremblay Gagnon, Téo Vachon Sincen…
LanguageFrench, Spanish, Hun…   CountryCanada, Mexico, Irel…
SC$14A

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Mark Slutsky, Sherren Lee, J…
The protagonists in this programme are forced to contend with transitions large and small, some reflecting on the lives they leave behind while … 
CastMia Kirshner, Aaron Abrams, Anna Hopkins, Jo…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada, Italy, Austr…
SC$14A

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Zamo Mkhwanazi, Bahar Nooriz…
The characters in these arresting and evocative shorts face many challenges — some easier than others. THE CALL, Directed by Zamo Mkhwanazi, So… 
CastFana Mokoena, MoMo Matsunyane, Ronnie Nyakal…
LanguageZulu, English, Farsi…   CountrySouth Africa, Canada…
SC$14A

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Olivia Boudreau, Elad Goldma…
Outside forces and long-building pressures create dramatic circumstances in these six short films that depict hard realities, fantastical vision… 
CastJasmine Lemée, Marilyn Castonguay, Yoav Rott…
LanguageFrench, Hebrew, Arab…   CountryCanada, Israel, Leba…
SC$14A

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David Bryant, Trevor Mack, M…
From a rookie cop in the Australian Outback to a troubled family in Chile, this programme features a cast of characters who find themselves (com… 
CastElias Louie, Trinity Stump, Quelemia Sparrow…
LanguageEnglish, Tsilhqot’in…   CountryCanada, Australia, F…
SC$14A

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Nora El Hourch, Howie Shia, …
A collection of moving and refreshingly candid shorts about identity. A FEW SECONDS, Directed by Nora El Hourch, France | 16 minutes BAM, Dire… 
CastMarie Tirmont, Charlotte Bartocci, Camille L…
LanguageFrench, Spanish, Eng…   CountryFrance, Canada, Arge…
SC$18A

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Ben Rivers
Partially inspired by Paul Bowles’ short story A Distant Episode, the latest feature by British filmmaker Ben Rivers (Two Years at Sea, A Spell … 
CastUnknown
LanguageArabic, English, Fre…   CountryUnited Kingdom
WL$14A

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Eva Neymann
Rooted in the Yiddish folklore of Sholem Aleichem’s short stories, Eva Neymann’s tender third feature is a delicate and affecting coming-of-age … 
CastMilena Tsibulskaya, Yevheniy Kogan, Arina Po…
LanguageRussian   CountryUkraine
CWC$PG

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Rúnar Rúnarsson
In the new film from Icelandic director Rúnar Rúnarsson (Volcano), a teenage boy is forced to leave his happy life in Reykjavik and move back in… 
CastAtli Óskar Fjalarsson, Ingvar E. Sigurðsson,…
LanguageIcelandic   CountryIceland
CWC$14A

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Hicham Lasri
In the audacious new feature from Morocco’s Hicham Lasri, a once-famous journalist desperate to make a comeback lands a major interview with the… 
CastLatefa Ahrrare, Jirari Ben Aissa, Fehd Bench…
LanguageArabic   CountryMorocco
CWC$18A

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Andrew Currie
A dysfunctional family's reunion at a lake house in Northern Ontario descends into chaos in this ensemble comedy-drama from Canadian director An… 
CastJason Ritter, Emmanuelle Chriqui, James Brol…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CWC$14A

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Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche
Director and star Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche reimagines the tale of the Biblical traitor in this stunningly shot historical drama. Rabah Ameur-Zaimec… 
CastRabah Ameur-Zaïmeche, Nabil Djedouani, Moham…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$14A

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Ermek Tursunov
Orphaned by the brutal Soviet collectivization campaign of the 1930s, a young Kazakh boy takes to the mountains and lives amongst a pack of wolv… 
CastKuandyk Kystykbayev, Elina Abay Kyzy, Yerzha…
LanguageKazakh   CountryKazakhstan
CWC$14A

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Natalie Portman
Academy Award-winning actress Natalie Portman makes her debut as writer and director with this adaptation of the best-selling memoir by celebrat… 
CastNatalie Portman, Gilad Kahana, Amir Tessler
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA/Israel
SP$PG

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Mabel Cheung
Based on the miraculous true story of Jackie Chan’s parents, this film is about the unbreakable bond of love between an opiumpeddling widow and … 
CastTang Wei, Sean Lau
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
SP$14A

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Julio Hernández Cordón
The daring new feature from Mexico’s Julio Hernandez follows two teenage lovers in Mexico City who become embroiled in the city’s illegal, narco… 
CastDiego Calva, Eduardo Eliseo Martínez, Shvast…
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico
CWC$14A

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Barbara Eder
Austrian filmmaker Barbara Eder’s latest fiction feature looks at the behind-the-camera lives of three international war correspondents on assig… 
CastManon Kahle, Raphael von Bargen, Erwin Stein…
LanguageGerman   CountryAustria
CWC$14A

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Corneliu Porumboiu
Two neighbours set out to unearth a buried treasure in their own backyard, in this delightful fusion of contemporary fairy tale and political pa… 
CastCuzin Toma, Adrian Purcarescu, Corneliu Cozm…
LanguageRomanian   CountryRomania
CWC$PG

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Cesc Gay
A humourous and honest portrait of the courage it takes to accept that death is just another part of life. After being diagnosed with terminal … 
CastRicardo Darín, Javier Cámara
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain/Argentina
CWC$14A

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James Vanderbilt
Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford star as 60 Minutes producer Mary Mapes and anchor Dan Rather, in this gripping docudrama about the newsmagazin… 
CastCate Blanchett, Elisabeth Moss, Robert Redfo…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$PG

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Michael Caton-Jones
The North London riots of 2011 serve as the backdrop for director Michael Caton-Jones’ gritty and moving portrait of a pair of disenfranchised t… 
CastLetitia Wright, Isabella Laughland, Shirley …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
CTC$14A

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Roar Uthaug
In this pulse-pounding thriller, a geologist tries to prevent a cataclysm when a mountain overlooking a popular Norwegian tourist destination be… 
CastKristoffer Joner, Ane Dahl Torp, Jonas Hoff …
LanguageNorwegian   CountryNorway
SP$14A

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Paul Sharits, Kerstin Schro…
Like a fire in the brain that lights up perceptive powers, this programme is a seductively surreal visual exploration of the relationship betwee… 
CastVarious
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA, Canada, Germany…
WL$18A

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Ben Rivers, Shai Heredia and…
Subjective experience is channeled through artistic collaborations in this programme, which offers YOLO-infused reflections on identity and cont… 
CastVarious
LanguageEnglish, Farsi, Poli…   CountryUnited Kingdom, Indi…
WL$PG

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Björn Kämmerer, David K. Ros…
This programme explores ways of recording and reshaping space with light, of measuring and mapping our bodily presence and impact vis-à-vis regi… 
CastVarious
LanguageFrench, English   CountryAustria/Germany, Can…
WL$G

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Philippe Garrel, Friedl vom …
Is now a time for outrage? This programme of political statements and personal inquiries breathes new life into the politics of the image. Actu… 
CastVarious
LanguageFrench, English, Spa…   CountryAustria, Usa, Brazil…
WL$14A

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Sion Sono
A humanoid robot deliverywoman muses on the mystery of human nature as she drops off parcels around the galaxy, in this playful sci-fi fable fro… 
CastMegumi Kagurazaka
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
CWC$PG

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Robert Eggers
The astonishing feature debut by director Robert Eggers evokes Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining in its tale of a family of settlers in 17th-century… 
CastAnya Taylor Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$14A