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September 7-17, 2023

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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 … 
CastAbir Haddad
LanguageArabic   CountryPalestine/Jordan/Leb…
CWC$14A

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Rebecca Miller
Maggie’s plan to have a baby on her own is derailed when she falls in love with John, a married man, destroying his volatile marriage to the bri… 
CastBill Hader
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Guy Maddin, Evan Johnson
Winnipeg's wizard of the weird, Guy Maddin (My Winnipeg, The Saddest Music in the World) and co-director Evan Johnson plunge us into celluloid d… 
CastAdèle Haenel
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
WL$14A

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Tim Godsall
A legendary, reclusive music producer (Rhys Ifans) has his shut-in routine disturbed by the unexpected arrival of his aspiring musician son (Jac… 
CastKathryn Hahn
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$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… 
CastTsahi Halevi
LanguageFrench | Hebrew   CountryIsrael/Canada
CWS$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… 
CastSteinar Klouman Hallert
LanguageFrench, Spanish, Eng…   CountryFrance, Canada, Arge…
SC$18A

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Sanna Lenken
Just as Stella enters the exciting world of adolescence, she discovers that her big sister and role model Katja is hiding an eating disorder. Th… 
CastAnnika Hallin
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
KIDYouthPG

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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… 
CastEmma Hamilton
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
CWS$PG

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Sebastian Ko
A husband and wife struggle with their consciences after they try to conceal a terrible crime committed by their teenage daughter, in this rivet… 
CastBritta Hammelstein
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
DISC$14A

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Diastème / Alain Dias
A racist thug in the army of Jean-Mare Le Pen’s Front National battles his way from the streets to the backrooms of political power, in this har… 
CastPaul Hamy
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
PLAT$18A

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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… 
CastPaul Hamy
LanguageFrench, Arabic   CountryFrance
CWC$14A

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Zhang-ke Jia
The new film from master filmmaker Jia Zhang-ke (A Touch of Sin) jumps from the recent past to the speculative near-future as it examines how Ch… 
CastSanming Han
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
SP$PG

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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… 
CastNicoleta Hancu
LanguageEnglish, French   CountryUSA, France, Canada,…
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… 
CastShelagh Haney
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… 
CastVictoria Haralabidou
LanguageFrench, English, Gre…   CountryCanada, Cyprus/Greec…
SC$PG

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Brian Helgeland
Tom Hardy gives a bravura double performance as Reggie and Ronnie Kray, the identical twin brothers who became the rulers of the London underwor… 
CastTom Hardy
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
GALA$$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… 
CastTom Hardy
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
CTC$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… 
CastCorinna Harfouch
LanguageGerman   CountryAustria
CWC$14A

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Kire Paputts
The touching debut feature by writer-director Kire Paputts adopts the form of a classic picaresque as it follows a young man with Downs Syndrome… 
CastDylan Harman
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DISC$14A

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Brian D. Johnson
By turns elegiac and celebratory, this documentary tribute to the late, great Canadian poet Al Purdy features readings, reminiscences and perfor… 
CastSarah Harmer
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DOC$PG

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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… 
CastKyra Harper
LanguageFrench, English, Gre…   CountryCanada, Cyprus/Greec…
SC$PG

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Roxanne Benjamin, David Bruc…
From the makers of the horror anthology V/?H/?S, these five interlocking tales of terror follow the fates of a group of weary travellers who con… 
CastHassie Harrison
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$14A

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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… 
CastIan Hart
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… 
CastEdin Hasanovic
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
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… 
CastMaddie Hasson
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Jason Reitman
Shifting to the episodic format after his acclaimed feature-film work, TIFF favourite Jason Reitman (Juno, Up in the Air) directs this hilarious… 
CastNyasha Hatendi
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
PRIME$18A

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Danae Elon
Returning to her hometown of Jerusalem with her young family after several years abroad, documentarian Danae Elon offers an intimate, ground’s-e… 
CastLuai Musa Hatib
LanguageEnglish, Hebrew, Ara…   CountryCanada/Israel
DOC$PG

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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 … 
CastThomas Hauff
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada, Italy, Austr…
SC$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… 
CastLoes Haverkort
LanguageDutch   CountryNetherlands
CWC$14A

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Robert Budreau
Ethan Hawke stars as Chet Baker in this remarkably creative reimagining of the legendary jazz trumpeter's struggle to overcome his drug addictio… 
CastEthan Hawke
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$$14A

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Rebecca Miller
Maggie’s plan to have a baby on her own is derailed when she falls in love with John, a married man, destroying his volatile marriage to the bri… 
CastEthan Hawke
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Mir-Jean Bou Chaaya
Looking to go straight, three coke-smuggling brothers are coerced by their crooked boss into a very dangerous last score, in this boldly comic f… 
CastGeorges Hayeck
LanguageLebanese   CountryLebanon/Qatar
DISC$14A

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Salma Hayek
We are thrilled to have Hayek as our guest for this very special onstage conversation about her remarkable career. Salma Hayek is an icon of fe… 
CastSalma Hayek
LanguageEnglish   CountryMexico
MAV$$18

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Wayne Blair
Adrien Brody and Salma Hayek star in this adaptation of the critically acclaimed debut novel by Iranian American author Dalia Sofer, about a sec… 
CastSalma Hayek
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Tom Hooper
Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything) stars as Lili Elbe, the 1920s Danish artist who was one of the first recipients o… 
CastAmber Heard
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$$14A

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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
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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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… 
CastTim Heidecker
LanguagePortuguese, English…   CountryBrazil, Canada, Belg…
SC$14A

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Alfred Hitchcock
A retired San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming … 
CastTom Helmore
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SEFreePG

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Nick Simon
Big-city glamour clashes with small-town values and a killer’s knife, in this bloody cocktail of terror from director Nick Simon and executive p… 
CastToby Hemingway
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$14A

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Jocelyn Moorhouse
Academy Award winner Kate Winslet, Liam Hemsworth, and Judy Davis star in this adaptation of the best-selling novel by Rosalie Ham, about a dres… 
CastLiam Hemsworth
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
GALA$$14A

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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… 
CastShirley Henderson
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
CTC$14A

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Ridley Scott
Stranded on Mars, a NASA astronaut (Matt Damon) struggles to survive on the arid planet while his ground crew races to mount a rescue mission, i… 
CastAksel Hennie
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Baltasar Kormákur
A murder investigation and an impending snowstorm places a small-town Icelandic police chief in a dangerously unstable situation with internatio… 
CastBjarne Henriksen
LanguageIcelandic   CountryIceland
PRIME$14A

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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… 
CastKyle Hentschel
LanguageEnglish, Swedish   CountryCanada, France, Swed…
SC$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
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
CTC$14A

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Marco Bellocchio
Italian master Marco Bellocchio (Fists in the Pocket, Vincere) returns with this haunting, enigmatic tale that takes us from the 17th century to… 
CastRoberto Herlitzka
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
MAST$14A

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Luis Ospina
Filmmaker Luis Ospina recounts the history of El Grupo de Cali, the prolific bohemian artistic collective that revolutionized Colombian film and… 
CastVicky Hernández
LanguageSpanish   CountryColombia
DOC$14A

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Fabrice Gobert
The recently deceased return to (some kind of) life in a small mountain village, in this internationally acclaimed eight-part serial based on th… 
CastClotilde Hesme
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
PRIME$14A

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Jason Reitman
Shifting to the episodic format after his acclaimed feature-film work, TIFF favourite Jason Reitman (Juno, Up in the Air) directs this hilarious… 
CastPatrick Heusinger
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
PRIME$18A

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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… 
CastYu Hewei
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
SP$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… 
CastYonca Hiç
LanguageEnglish, Tsilhqot’in…   CountryCanada, Australia, F…
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… 
CastCynthia Hicks
LanguageEnglish, French   CountryUSA, France, Canada,…
SC$14A

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Ben Wheatley
Tom Hiddleston and Jeremy Irons star in the new film by cult British director Ben Wheatley (Kill List, A Field in England), an ambitious adaptat… 
CastTom Hiddleston
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
PLAT$18A

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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
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Catherine Corsini
In 1971 France, a young girl from a rural family moves to Paris and begins a life-changing affair with a feminist activist. Delphine, the daugh… 
CastIzia Higelin
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$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
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
CTC$14A

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Michael Lennox
A celebrated novelist and TV personality finds his reputation on the line when he is caught shoplifting by a lonely security guard, intent on be… 
CastConleth Hill
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
DISC$14A

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Hirokazu Kore-eda
After their estranged father's death, three twentysomething sisters discover that they have a teenaged step-sibling, in this gentle, deeply affe… 
CastKaho Hirose
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
MAST$PG

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Mamoru Hosoda
A young boy in modern-day Tokyo stumbles into an alternate dimension and becomes the apprentice to a bearlike warrior, in this stunning animated… 
CastSuzu Hirose
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
KIDYouthPG

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Hirokazu Kore-eda
After their estranged father's death, three twentysomething sisters discover that they have a teenaged step-sibling, in this gentle, deeply affe… 
CastSuzu Hirose
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
MAST$PG

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Amos Gitaï
Lauded director Amos Gitaï (Kippur) delves into the prelude and aftermath of the 1995 assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin in t… 
CastIschac Hiskiya
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
MAST$14A

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Guy Édoin
An actress shooting a movie hopes to reconcile with her son. A paramedic haunted by his past tries to stay the course, while a caring nurse keep… 
CastPatrick Hivon
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SP$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… 
CastLukas Hlavica
LanguageFrench, Hebrew, Arab…   CountryCanada, Israel, Leba…
SC$14A

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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… 
CastSiu Nam Ho
LanguageCantonese, Mandarin…   CountryHong Kong
CWC$G

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Stephen Frears
Stephen Frears (The Queen, Philomena) directs Ben Foster in this docudrama about disgraced cycling champion Lance Armstrong’s doping scandal and… 
CastDustin Hoffman
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
GALA$$14A

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Martin Zandvliet
In this based-on-fact war drama, a group of German POWs are put to work by the Allies defusing their own landmines on the west coast of Denmark … 
CastLouis Hofmann
LanguageDanish, German   CountryDenmark, Germany
PLAT$14A

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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… 
CastEdward Hogg
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
CTC$14A

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Oz Perkins
Two young students at a prestigious prep school for girls are assailed by an evil, invisible power when they are stranded at the school over win… 
CastLauren Holly
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
VAN$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… 
CastWilma Holmén
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
CWC$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 |… 
CastHéctor Holten
LanguageFrench, Spanish, Hun…   CountryCanada, Mexico, Irel…
SC$14A

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Deepa Mehta
A ruthless Sikh mobster leads his soldiers into a turf war for control of the Vancouver drugs- and arms-trafficking rackets, in this based-on-fa… 
CastRandeep Hooda
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
GALA$$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 … 
CastAnna Hopkins
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada, Italy, Austr…
SC$14A

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Eva Husson
The bold feature debut by French filmmaker Eva Husson explores the sexual exploits and awakenings of a group of teenagers on the beaches (and in… 
CastFred Hotier
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
PLAT$18A

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Davy Force, Nick DenBoer
Things get seriously clucked up when a young boy accompanies his dad to his new job at Charbay’s Chicken World and Restaurant Resort, the world’… 
CastKenny Hotz
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
MM$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… 
CastNicholas Hoult
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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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
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
CTC$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… 
CastMercedes Hoyos
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain/Uruguay
CWC$18A

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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… 
CastLiu Hua
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
SP$14A

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Philippe Falardeau
In this satirical look at the vagaries of Canadian politics from Oscar-nominated director Philippe Falardeau (Monsieur Lazhar), an independent M… 
CastPatrick Huard
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
CWC$PG

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Mina Shum
In her first feature-length documentary, director Mina Shum (Double Happiness) takes a penetrating look at the Sir George Williams University ri… 
CastRobert Hubsher
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DOC$PG

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Alejandra Márquez Abella
Dali and her eight-year-old son Pepe take a vacation to Acapulco with Dali’s boyfriend, Chavez. Instead of bringing them closer, their beach hol… 
CastTenoch Huerta
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico
DISC$14A

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Joachim Trier
An aging schoolteacher (Gabriel Byrne) grappling with the recent death of his photojournalist wife (Isabelle Huppert) attempts to reconcile with… 
CastIsabelle Huppert
LanguageEnglish   CountryNorway
SP$14A

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Seung-wan Ryoo
A tough cop targets the tyrannical heir to a mega-corporation in this hard-hitting thriller from South Korean cult auteur Ryoo Seung-wan (Crying… 
CastJeong-min Hwang
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
VAN$14A