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

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Juan Carlos Maneglia, Tana S…
Victor, 17, lives in Asunción and dreams of having a TV set. He agrees to deliver seven boxes in exchange for 100 dollars. It sounds like nothin… 
CastCelso Franco, Lali González, Víctor Sosa and…
LanguageSpanish, Guarani   CountryParaguay
DISC$14A

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Susan Lacy
Notoriously press and camera-shy, David Geffen reveals himself for the first time in this unflinching portrait of a complex and compelling man. … 
CastDavid Geffen, Steven Spielberg, Cher, Yoko O…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$14A

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Michael Haneke
Screen legends Jean-Louis Trintignant and Emmanuelle Riva are ineffably moving as an elderly couple facing their own mortality in the Palme d'Or… 
CastJean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva, Isa…
LanguageFrench   CountryAustria/France/Germa…
MAST$14A

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Alice Winocour
Paris, winter 1885. At the Pitié-Salpêtriere Hospital, Professor Charcot is studying a mysterious illness: hysteria. Augustine, 19 years old, be… 
CastSoko, Chiara Mastroianni, Olivier Rabourdin …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
DISC$14A

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Cristian Mungiu
Palme d'Or winner Cristian Mungiu (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days) returns with this magisterial drama about a young Romanian woman who sets out t… 
CastCosmina Stratan, Cristina Flutur and Valeriu…
LanguageRomanian   CountryRomania
MAST$PG

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Pablo Berger
Once upon a time, there was a little girl who never knew her mother. She learned the art of her father, a famous bullfighter, but was hated by h… 
CastMaribel Verdú, Ángela Molina and Daniel Gimé…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
DISC$PG

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Ektoras Lygizos
A 22-year-old boy in Athens has no job, no money, no girlfriend and no food to eat. He has only a canary bird and a beautiful singing voice. Whe… 
CastYiannis Papadopoulos, Lila Mpaklesi and Vang…
LanguageGreek   CountryGreece
DISC$14A

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Ramaa Mosley
John and Alice are in their 20s, married, very much in love, and broke. In high school, gorgeous Alice was voted “most likely to succeed” but no… 
CastJuno Temple, Michael Angarano, Alexis Bledel…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$PG

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Lonesome Solo, Bamba Souleym…
In the busy streets of Abidjan, Tony, an out-of-school youth, scrapes together a living by hawking cigarettes but he soon turns to violence. Sho… 
CastAbdoul Karim Konaté, Adélaïde Ouattara, Mama…
LanguageFrench / Nouchi   CountryIvory Coast
DISC$14A

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Mikael Marcimain
Stockholm, late 1970s. Within a stone’s throw of government buildings and juvenile homes lies the seductive world of sex clubs, discotheques and… 
CastPernilla August, Sofia Karemyr, Simon J Berg…
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
DISC$18A

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Tom Donahue
Director Tom Donahue’s new documentary showcases filmmaking’s unsung hero — the casting director — taking audiences on a fast-paced journey thro… 
CastClint Eastwood, Al Pacino, Jeff Bridges, Rob…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$PG

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Maja Milos
Jasna is a beautiful girl in her mid-teens, leading a crude life in postwar Serbia. With a terminally ill father and dispirited mother, she is d… 
CastIsidora Simijonovic, Vukasin Jasnic, Sanja M…
LanguageSerbian   CountrySerbia
DISC$18A

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Emil Christov
This is a story without innocents. A maniacal informant creates his own phantom secret-police department. He recruits a group of intellectuals t… 
CastRuscen Vidinliev, Irena Milyankova, Rousy Ch…
LanguageBulgarian   CountryBulgaria
DISC$14A

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Michiel ten Horn
The Deflowering of Eva van End is a tragicomedy about the van End family who, after the arrival of an impossibly perfect German exchange student… 
CastVivian Dierickx, Abe Dijkman, Tomer Pawlicki…
LanguageDutch   CountryNetherlands
DISC$14A

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Rola Nashef
Caught between the cultures of contemporary Detroit and traditional Arab-America, Sami works behind the bulletproof glass of a 24-hour gas stati… 
CastE.J. Assi, Nada Shouhayib, Mike Batayeh, Mar…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$PG

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Ken Burns, Shola Lynch, Nels…
Sheila Nevins, the President of HBO Documentary Films, makes her first appearance at the Festival with a keynote conversation moderated by journ… 
CastSheila Nevins, John Anderson, Nick Fraser, M…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnknown
DOCDocPass18

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Paul Saltzman, Patrick Reed
Filmmaker Paul Saltzman (Prom Night in Mississippi) presents the world premiere of his latest work The Last White Knight. A former civil rights … 
CastRoméo Dallaire, Peter Raymont
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnknown
DOCDocPass18

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Gabriela Pichler
When the forceful young Muslim Swedish/Balkan factory worker Rasa loses her job, she must navigate the unemployment system. With no high school … 
CastNermina Lukac, Milan Dragisic, Peter Fält, R…
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
DISC$PG

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Michael Winterbottom
Everyday tells the story of four children separated from their father, and a wife separated from her husband. The father, Ian (John Simm), is in… 
CastShirley Henderson, John Simm and Laurence Ri…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
MAST$18A

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Rama Burshtein
Fill the Void tells the story of an Orthodox Hassidic family from Tel Aviv. Eighteen-year-old Shira is the youngest daughter of the family. She … 
CastHadas Yaron, Yiftach Klein, Irit Sheleg, Cha…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
DISC$PG

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Manoel de Oliveira
Cinematic legends Jeanne Moreau, Claudia Cardinale and Michael Lonsdale star in the new film from legendary Portuguese master Manoel de Oliveira… 
CastMichael Lonsdale, Claudia Cardinale, Ricardo…
LanguageFrench   CountryPortugal/France
MAST$14A

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Hong Sang-soo
South Korean master Hong Sang-soo teams with French superstar Isabelle Huppert for this inventive and wonderfully witty three-part film, in whic… 
CastIsabelle Huppert, Kwon Hye Hyo and Jung Yu M…
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
MAST$PG

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Jackie Chan
Actor, director, writer, producer, comedian, stuntman, action choreographer and martial artist Jackie Chan continues to do it all. His tireless … 
CastJackie Chan
LanguageEnglish   CountryHong Kong
MAV$18

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Leonardo Di Costanzo
A boy and a girl have been locked up in an enormous abandoned building in Naples. The boy has been forced by a Camorra gang to act as her jail-k… 
CastFrancesca Riso, Alessio Gallo, Carmine Pater…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
DISC$14A

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Grace Lee
A conservative housewife wants to “take America back” in the 2012 election, but a tough economy causes some difficulties in her life, leading he… 
CastMitt Romney, Michele Bachmann, Rick Santorum…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$PG

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Andrew Williamson
When a Marshallese family man living in Kona, Hawaii is diagnosed with stomach cancer, he keeps his illness a secret and resolves to pay off his… 
CastJonithen Jackson, Rojel Jonithen, Jeff Nashi…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$PG

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Abbas Kiarostami
An elderly man becomes infatuated with a young Tokyo call girl in this entrancingly elliptical anti-love story from Iranian master Abbas Kiarost… 
CastRin Takanashi, Tadashi Okuno, Ryo Kase, Dend…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
MAST$14A

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Bernardo Bertolucci
Italian master Bernardo Bertolucci's first feature in ten years is an intimate, moving and beautifully realized study of two troubled siblings g… 
CastTea Falco, Jacopo Olmo Antinori and Sonia Be…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
MAST$14A

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Toomas Hussar
Politician Aadu and his wife set out to pick mushrooms on a day A demeaning game-show appearance, an ill-advised mushroom-picking outing that go… 
CastRaivo E. Tamm, Elina Reinold, Juhan Ulfsak, …
LanguageEstonian   CountryEstonia
DISC$14A

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Raúl Ruiz
Three intersecting ages of a man who can see approach of death. Three rival souls. The final testament of Raúl Ruiz. 
CastChristian Vadim, Sergio Hernández and Valent…
LanguageSpanish   CountryChile
MAST$14A

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Sébastien Betbeder
A party in a Parisian flat. Theodore meets Anna. Later in the night, while walking through Paris, they decide to climb the fence of Buttes-Chaum… 
CastPio Marmaï and Agathe Bonitzer
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
DISC$PG

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Sylvie Michel-Casey
In this acutely observed and sharply written debut feature from director Sylvie Michel, the contrasting parenting philosophies of a well-to-do d… 
CastWolfram Koch, Bettina Stucky, Leo Bruckmann,…
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
DISC$14A

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Michael Mayer
A drama centered on the love affair between two men on opposite sites of the Mid-East conflict: Palestinian student Nimer and Roy, an Israeli la… 
CastNicholas Jacob and Michael Aloni
LanguageArabic/Hebrew   CountryPalestine/Israel
DISC$14A

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Unknown
The People's Choice Award presents a free screening of the People’s Choice Award-winning film. The People's Choice Award is presented to the mo… 
CastUnknown
LanguageUnknown   CountryUnknown
PEOPLFree18

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Sophie Fiennes
Depending on one’s view, the philosopher and academic superstar Slavoj Zizek is a genius, madman, contrarian, clown, sensationalist, radical lef… 
CastSlavoj Zizek, Sophie Fiennes
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
MAV$PG

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Ki-duk Kim
In the new film by controversial Korean auteur Kim Ki-duk, a brutal man employed by a loan shark is forced to reconsider his violent lifestyle w… 
CastMin-soo Jo and Jung-jin Lee
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
MAST$14A

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Adam Russell, John Sear
Ambushed and left for dead in deep space, the audience, collectively armed with 100 laser-pointers, must interact with the on-screen action to b… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
IND$14A

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Chris Marker
Sans Soleil is a meditation on the nature of human memory, showing the inability to recall the context and nuances of memory and how, as a resul… 
CastArielle Dombasle, Florence Delay, Riyoko Ike…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CTQFree18

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Catriona McKenzie
While trying to save his home from being bought up by developers, a young Aboriginal boy becomes lost in the Outback with his smart-mouthed frie… 
CastDavid Gulpilil, Cameron Wallaby, Joseph Pedl…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
DISC$PG

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Graydon Sheppard
With their now-iconic Twitter-feed-turned-web-series Shit Girls Say, Toronto-based filmmaking duo Graydon Sheppard and Kyle Humphrey unleashed a… 
CastKyle Humphrey
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
MAV$18

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William Vega
A Colombian refugee tries to rebuild her life at a guest house located on the shores of a great lake in the Andes. Alice is helpless. War memor… 
CastJoghis Seudin Arias, David Fernando Guacas, …
LanguageSpanish   CountryColombia/Mexico
DISC$14A

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Olivier Assayas
Celebrated French filmmaker Olivier Assayas (Summer Hours, Carlos) returns with this lovely, loosely autobiographical tale about a young aspirin… 
CastLola Créton, Dolores Chaplin and Victoria Le…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MAST$14A

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Álvaro Longoria
Produced by and starring Academy Award®-winning actor Javier Bardem, Álvaro Longoria’s documentary Sons of the Clouds: The Last Colony examines … 
CastJavier Bardem, Álvaro Longoria
LanguageEnglish   CountrySpain
MAV$PG

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Darezhan Omirbayev
Master director Darezhan Omirbayev transposes Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment to modern-day Kazakhstan, in this tale of a university student w… 
CastAmangeldy Aytaly, Nurlan Bajtasov and Edige …
LanguageKazakh   CountryKazakhstan
MAST$14A

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Jason Reitman
In a unique special event, filmmaker Jason Reitman (Juno, Up in the Air) directs a live stage reading of the screenplay for American Beauty. Th… 
CastAdam Driver, Sarah Gadon, Bryan Cranston, Ch…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
IND$18

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Rowan Athale
Battered, bruised and under arrest, Harvey Denton sits in a police interview room facing interrogation. Clutching a stack of eyewitness statemen… 
CastLuke Treadaway, Iwan Rheon, Matthew Lewis, G…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
DISC$14A

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Amy Berg
An examination of a failure of justice in the case against the West Memphis Three. From Academy Award-nominated director Amy Berg, in collabora… 
CastJason Baldwin, Damien Echols, Jessie Misskel…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$PG

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Goran Paskaljevic
A discovery at the site of a former Nazi death camp leads a retired music professor to find out the secret of his true origins, in this moving d… 
CastMustafa Nadarevic, Predrag Ejdus, Nebojsa Gl…
LanguageSerbian   CountrySerbia/Croatia/Maced…
MAST$PG