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Terrence Malick
Visionary filmmaker Terrence Malick (The New World, The Tree of Life) directs this spectacular IMAX documentary, which chronicles nothing less t… 
CastBrad Pitt
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SE$PG

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Homeboy Music
Leehom Wang's concert at Beijing's iconic Bird's Nest stadium drew a record 100,000 people. His music, a constantly evolving mix of global pop, … 
CastLeehom Wang
LanguageMandarin   CountryTaiwan
SP$PG

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Mahmoud al Massad
Imprisoned on an unfair charge of fraud, a mild-mannered Jordanian contractor discovers that prison has its own rhythms, rules, and economies — … 
CastAhmad Thaher, Maher Khammash, Odai Hijazi, N…
LanguageArabic   CountryJordan
DISC$PG

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Nicholas Verso
Alienated teens Corey and Jonah begrudgingly find themselves walking home together on Halloween 1997 — their last night of high school — embarki… 
CastToby Wallace, Gulliver McGrath, Mitzi Ruhlma…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
DISC$14A

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Peter Monsaert
This film zooms in on the lives of three generations of women. Monique and her daughter Sylvie run a brothel on the border of West Flanders and … 
CastSara Vertongen, Wim Willaert, Esra Vandenbus…
LanguageFrench, Dutch   CountryBelgium
DISC$14A

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Nicole van Kilsdonk
Ten-year-old Toda lives in a bakery with her dad and knows everything there is to know about cakes and pastries. Then, one day, her life is turn… 
CastCeleste Holsheimer, Matsen Montsma, Teun Kui…
LanguageDutch   CountryNetherlands
KIDYouthPG

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Houda Benyamina
Girlhood meets Scarface in this debut feature about two young women who become embroiled in the criminal world of the Parisian suburbs. 
CastOulaya Amamra, Jisca Kalvanda, Kévin Mischel…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Qatar
DISC$14A

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Otto Bell
The Eagle Huntress follows 13-year-old Aisholpan as she trains to become the first female in 12 generations of her Kazakh family to become an ea… 
CastAisholpan Nurgaiv, Almagul Dalaikhan, Daisy …
LanguageEnglish, Kazakh   CountryUSA
KIDYouthPG

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Claudia Sainte-Luce
Mexican filmmaker Claudia Sainte-Luce directs and stars in her touching second feature about a young woman in Mexico City forced to care for her… 
CastJimmy Jean-Louis, Claudia Sainte-Luce, Pablo…
LanguageSpanish, Creole   CountryMexico
DISC$PG

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John Hughes
A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the principal thinks of that. High school student Ferris Buell… 
CastMatthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara, Jef…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SEFreePG

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Raúl Arévalo
The tentative romance between a gentle Madrid labourer and a working single mother becomes a struggle for survival when the woman’s violent boyf… 
CastAntonio de la Torre, Luis Callejo, Ruth Díaz
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
DISC$14A

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Johannes Nyholm
A young man born with physical challenges that impede his ability to communicate finds freedom in his fantasies, in this striking feature debut … 
CastJohan Kylén
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
DISC$PG

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Ralitza Petrova
Driven by her morphine addiction and easy cash, a nurse steals ID cards from her elderly patients and sells them on the black market. Isolated a… 
CastIrena Ivanova, Ivan Nalbantov, Ventzislav Ko…
LanguageBulgarian   CountryBulgaria
DISC$18A

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Nanette Burstein
Oscar-nominated filmmaker Nanette Burstein (On the Ropes, The Kid Stays in the Picture) delves into the strange story of John McAfee, who went f… 
CastJohn McAfee
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$18A

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Unknown
This award is presented to the film Festival audiences have voted as their favourite. Since 1978, audiences have been voting for their favourit… 
CastUnknown
LanguageUnknown   CountryUnknown
SEFree18

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Iván D. Gaona
A town leader in rural Colombia plays a risky game with the local right-wing paramilitary group with a cache of cash at stake, in this gripping … 
CastWillington Gordillo, Heriberto Palacio Santa…
LanguageSpanish   CountryColombia
DISC$14A

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Juho Kuosmanen
Winner of a top prize at this year’s Cannes festival, this irresistible and touching debut feature is a funny and forlorn comedy-drama inspired … 
CastJarkko Lahti, Oona Airola, Eero Milonoff
LanguageFinnish   CountryFinland
DISC$PG

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Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson
In a remote fishing village in Iceland, teenage best friends Thor and Christian experience a turbulent summer as one tries to win the heart of a… 
CastBaldur Einarsson, Blær Hinriksson, Diljá Val…
LanguageIcelandic   CountryIceland
DISC$14A

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Izer Aliu
After losing his job on the first day of school, an idealistic teacher attempts to get rehired by locking his students in the classroom and forc… 
CastBurhan Amiti
LanguageAlbanian   CountryAlbania
DISC$PG

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Hiam Abbass
Palestinian actor and filmmaker Hiam Abbass is a commanding figure in art-house cinema. With films like Satin rouge, The Syrian Bride, and Parad… 
CastHiam Abbass
LanguageEnglish   CountryPalestine
MAV$18

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Unknown
Isabelle Huppert dominates the screen like no one else. Her staggering oeuvre — which spans over four decades and features more than 100 roles —… 
CastIsabelle Huppert
LanguageEnglish   CountryFrance
MAV$18

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Karan Johar
Director, producer, screenwriter, actor, costume designer, television icon: Karan Johar is a Bollywood Renaissance man. From his blockbuster 199… 
CastKaran Johar
LanguageEnglish   CountryIndia
MAV$18

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Unknown
Acclaimed actor, award-winning producer, and enterprising businessman — if Mark Wahlberg didn’t exist, Hollywood would have to invent him. His e… 
CastMark Wahlberg
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$18

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Unknown
Brazilian-born actress Sônia Braga possesses a singular grace and intelligence that transcend culture and language. Perhaps best known for her b… 
CastSônia Braga
LanguageEnglish   CountryBrazil
MAV$18

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Unknown
Graceful and formidable, glamorous and badass, international superstar Zhang Ziyi has time and again brought strong, multi-dimensional female ch… 
CastZhang Ziyi
LanguageEnglish   CountryChina
MAV$18

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Rasmus Heisterberg
It’s summer in Copenhagen; a time of endless days and carefree nights for medical student Simon and his best friends. They drink excessively, ch… 
CastKristoffer Bech, Elliott Crosset Hove, Victo…
LanguageDanish   CountryDenmark
DISC$14A

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Rachel Lambert
A man must return home to rural Kentucky where he and his family, fragmented and haunted, still carry the stigma of a murder his brother committ… 
CastMichael Abbott Jr., Marin Ireland, Paul Spar…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$18A

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Yanillys Perez
In this debut feature documentary, we follow 12-year old Jeffrey as he dreams of becoming a reggaeton star while working to survive on the rough… 
CastJoselito de la Cruz, Jeyson de la Cruz, Juni…
LanguageSpanish   CountryDominican Republic
DISC$PG

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Fernando Guzzoni
The volatile relationship between a wayward teen and his disapproving father comes to a head when the boy seeks shelter from the police, in the … 
CastNicolás Durán, Alejandro Goic
LanguageSpanish   CountryChile/Colombia
DISC$18A

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Sotiris Dounoukos
Based on the prize-winning book by Helen Garner about the headline-grabbing 1997 murder case, this riveting drama chronicles how the romantic re… 
CastMaggie Naouri, Jerome Meyer, Gia Carides, Jo…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
DISC$14A

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Mbithi Masya
The afterlife is a mysterious and eerie state for newly-dead twenty-something Kaleche, who has no memory of her life or death. When she meets Th… 
CastNyokabi Gethaiga, Elsaphan Njora
LanguageSwahili   CountryKenya
DISC$14A

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Wayne Roberts
A truck stop waitress and part-time prostitute believes she has found a way out of her dead end life when she falls in love with a handsome and … 
CastOlivia Cooke, Mireille Enos, Christopher Abb…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$18A

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Jim Henson
Muppet maestro Jim Henson collaborated with George Lucas and fantasy artist Brian Froud on this cult fantasy epic, about a teenage girl (Jennife… 
CastDavid Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SEFreePG

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Hope Dickson Leach
After her brother’s suicide, a young woman returns to her family farm to confront her brooding and embittered father, in this beautifully contro… 
CastEllie Kendrick, David Troughton, Jack Holden
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
DISC$14A

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Selma Vilhunen
Twelve-year-old Varpu is quickly blossoming into a young woman, despite her single mother’s overprotective nature. When her curiosity gets the b… 
CastLinnea Skog, Paula Vesala, Lauri Maijala, Sa…
LanguageFinnish   CountryFinland
DISC$PG

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Wong Chun
An absentee father and his bipolar son are forced to live together as they struggle with a recent family tragedy. The tension and anxiety boil a… 
CastEric Tsang and Shawn Yue
LanguageCantonese   CountryHong Kong
DISC$14A

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Marc Daniels
In the series premiere, the Enterprise visits planet M-113 where scientists Dr. Crater and his wife Nancy, an old girlfriend of Dr. McCoy, are s… 
CastWilliam Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Jeanne Bal
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SEFreePG

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Michael Koch
A young Ukrainian woman dreams of owning a hair salon as she spends her days endlessly cleaning hotel rooms in Germany. Determined to achieve he… 
CastMargarita Breitkreiz, Georg Friedrich, Olga …
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
DISC$18A

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Emilie Deleuze
Some would say Aurore lives a boring life. But when you are a 13-year-old girl and have an uncompromising way of looking at boys, school, family… 
CastLéna Magnien, Patricia Mazuy, Philippe Duque…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
KIDYouthPG

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Claude Barras
Based on the book Autobiography of a Courgette by French author Gilles Paris, My Life as a Courgette tells the story of nine-year-old Courgette … 
CastGaspard Schlatter, Sixtine Mura
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
KIDYouthPG

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Stephan Streker
Eighteen-year-old Zahira has grown up in a Pakistani family in Belgium. She now finds herself pregnant, but wants to keep the baby she’s carryin… 
CastLina El Arabi, Sébastien Houbani, Babak Kari…
LanguageFrench/Urdu   CountryBelgium/France/Luxem…
DISC$14A

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Mohanad Yaqubi
Showcasing an unprecedented depth of research and access, Off Frame AKA Revolution Until Victory is a unique historical portrait of the Palestin… 
CastVarious
LanguageArabic   CountryPalestine/Qatar
DOC$18

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Sofia Exarchou
Young love blossoms among a group of Athenian teenagers during a boisterous summer season, in the raw, romantic and anarchic feature debut from … 
CastDimitris Kitsos, Dimitra Valgkopoulou, Enuki…
LanguageGreek   CountryGreece
DISC$18

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Tracy Rector, Maureen Fan, E…
POP VR’s five selections will play consecutively, allowing viewers to experience all the projects in one sitting. Ch’aak’ S’aagi (Eagle Bone) -… 
CastEthan Hawke
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA, Australia, Cana…
SE$$18

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Michael Dudok de Wit
The wondrous animated story about a man shipwrecked on a deserted tropical island and his unlikely friendship with an enormous sea turtle. 
CastUnknown
LanguageUnknown   CountryJapan
DISC$PG

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Amanda Kernell
In this powerful feature debut, a teenage Sámi girl is forcibly removed from her family home and sent to a state boarding school with the missio… 
CastLene Cecilia Sparrok, Mia Erika Sparrok, Maj…
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
DISC$14A

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Elite Zexer
In a Bedouin village in the southern Israel desert, a matriarch preparing for her husband’s marriage to a second wife takes out her suppressed e… 
CastLamis Ammar, Ruba Blal-Asfour, Haitham Omari…
LanguageArabic   CountryIsrael
DISC$PG

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Mamadou Dia, Sanja Zivkovic,…
Samedi Cinema - In northern Senegal, a couple of resourceful young cinephiles hatch a plan to raise the cash for a couple of movie tickets befor… 
CastFallou Keita, Assane Lo, Saikou Lo, Cheikh A…
LanguageFulah/Pulaar, Wolof,…   CountrySenegal / USA, Canad…
SC$18

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Theodore Ushev, Rebecca Adde…
Blind Vaysha - With one eye that can only see the past and one that can only see the future, a girl is tormented by two irreconcilable realities… 
CastCaroline Dhavernas, Liisa Repo-Martell, Chri…
LanguageEnglish, Swedish   CountryCanada, Sweden, USA,…
SC$18

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Pooja Gurung and Bibhusan Ba…
Dadyaa - In their remote village, haunted by memories, Atimaley and Devi find themselves faced with a dilemma when a dear friend leaves without … 
CastParimal Damai, Chham Kala Damai, Mara Joly, …
LanguageNepali, French, Gree…   CountryNepal, Canada, Greec…
SC$18

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Terril Calder, Ena Sendijare…
SNIP - In this richly layered stop-motion animation, written and narrated by award-winning author Joseph Boyden, Annie and Gordon travel through… 
CastJoseph Boyden, Alena Dzebo, Mario Knezovic, …
LanguageEnglish, Dutch, Bosn…   CountryCanada, Netherlands,…
SC$18

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Leo Matsuda, Haya Waseem, Ra…
Inner Workings - Inner Workings goes inside a man’s psyche to show us the battle between his practical side and his carefree impulses. With grea… 
CastYatharth Bhatt, Saad Siddiqui, Alderic Kenné…
LanguageEnglish, Urdu, Frenc…   CountryUSA, Canada, Armenia…
SC$18

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Mirrah Foulkes, Maxwell McCa…
Trespass - A woman walking her dog alone in the forest finds company she didn’t expect and an enigma she can’t comprehend. Trespass is a thrille… 
CastMaya Stange, Sara West, Maxwell McCabe-Lokos…
LanguageEnglish, Hungarian, …   CountryAustralia, Canada, S…
SC$18

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Julia Pott, Jay Cheel, Kelto…
Summer Camp Island - For anyone who’s ever dreamed of owning talking pyjamas, no other selection at TIFF 2016 will elicit more giddy joy than th… 
CastAshley Boettcher, Justin Felbinger, Thomas V…
LanguageEnglish, Swedish, He…   CountryUSA, Canada, Sweden,…
SC$18

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Jia Zhang-ke, Eimi Imanishi,…
The Hedonists - What begins as an everyday tragedy about the hard lot of workers in our age of economic volatility becomes something unexpected … 
CastLiang Jingdong, Han Sanming, Yuan Wenqian, M…
LanguageMandarin, Arabic, En…   CountryChina, Algeria, USA,…
SC$18

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Ryan Noth and Tess Girard, S…
The Road to Webequie - A mining company has promised to create opportunities for the remote Webequie First Nation. Through the eyes of three you… 
CastMishqah Parthiephal, Hemish Kyd , Joy Mbwena…
LanguageEnglish, Hindi, Zulu…   CountryCanada, South Africa…
SC$18

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François Jaros, Francisca Al…
Oh What a Wonderful Feeling - In this eye-popping film by Montreal’s François Jaros, a truck stop becomes a sinister realm of mystery. Though th… 
CastKarelle Tremblay, Frédérike Bédard, Catherin…
LanguageEnglish, Spanish, Fr…   CountryCanada, Chile, Germa…
SC$18

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Gabriel Abrantes, Timothy Ba…
A Brief History of Princess X - Commissioned to create a bust of Napoleon’s great-grand-niece Marie Bonaparte, the sculptor Brâncusi instead del… 
CastJoana Barrios, Francisco Cipriano, Pritt Tim…
LanguageEnglish, Indonesian,…   CountryUnited Kingdom, Cana…
SC$18

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Michelle Kath Sinclair
One of the original members of the band Chicago, Terry Kath has been praised by icons like Jimi Hendrix and Joe Walsh for his voice and guitar p… 
CastTerry Kath, Camelia Kath, Joe Walsh, Peter …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$18

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Daouda Coulibaly
In Mali’s bustling capital, a young impoverished man tries to improve his life by working in the drug trafficking business and quickly moves up … 
CastIbrahim Koma, Inna Modja, Ismaël N’Diaye, Je…
LanguageBambara, French   CountrySenegal, France
DISC$14A

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Owen Harris and Joe Wright
Charlie Brooker’s anthology series continues to tap into the collective unease within the modern world, each stand-alone episode a sharp and sus… 
CastGugu Mbatha-Raw, Mackenzie Davis, Bryce Dall…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom/South…
PRIME$14A

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Theodore Melfi
TIFF MEMBERS ONLY: Enter draw for a chance to win 2 tickets. Be the first to see exclusive footage from Theodore Melfi’s upcoming film Hidden Fi… 
CastTaraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle M…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SEFree18

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Jill Soloway and Silas Howar…
The new season of Transparent sees its nuclear family splinter into disparate journeys on their continued path of self-discovery. After a jarrin… 
CastAnjelica Huston, Jeffrey Tambor, Gaby Hoffma…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
PRIME$14A

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Jim Chuchu
This procedural crime thriller follows the kidnappings carried out by the titular terrorist cell, Tuko Macho. Run by a ruthless vigilante named … 
CastTim King'oo, Njambi Koikai, and Ibrahim Much…
LanguageSwahili   CountryKenya
PRIME$14A

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Ivan Zachariás and Alice Nel…
This thrilling mystery miniseries tells the story of a coal-mining village on the verge of extinction, where companies threaten to displace the … 
CastZuzana Stivínová, Jaroslav Dusek, Eliska Kre…
LanguageCzech   CountryCzech Republic
PRIME$18A

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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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