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September 10-20, 2020

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Tatia Rosenthal
Unemployed and still living at home at 28 years old, Dave Peck discovers a booklet claiming to answer the meaning of life for the low price of o… 
CastGeoffrey Rush and Anthony LaPaglia
LanguageEnglish   CountryIsrael/Australia
DISC$18

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Candice Day
For centenarian Wilma Harrington, birthdays lack a certain pizzazz. She plans on getting older or will die trying in this comedic short that sho… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SCC$18

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Jia Zhang-ke
A state-owned factory in Chengdu is shut down, giving way to a luxury apartment complex called 24 CITY. Reflecting on the life of work that bind… 
CastJoan Chen, Zhao Tao, Lv Liping, Chen Jianbin
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
VIS$18

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Malgosia Szumowska
Julia is a beloved daughter and wife, and a successful photographer. But the pieces of her happy life begin to fall apart all around her, beginn… 
CastJulia Jentsch, Peter Gantzler, Ma?gorzata Ha…
LanguagePolish   CountryGermany/Poland
CWC$18

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Nikolaus Geyrhalter
Following the tracks of the famous Dakar rally, filmmaker Nikolaus Geyrhalter (Our Daily Bread) sets off on a journey from Europe to Africa, doc… 
CastUnknown
LanguageGerman   CountryAustria
RTR$18

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Takeshi Kitano
Written, directed and edited by Takeshi Kitano, Achilles and the Tortoise tells the story of Machisu (Kitano), an aging man determined to fulfil… 
CastTakeshi Kitano, Kanako Higuchi
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
MAST$18

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Adolfo Alix Jr.
Adela is celebrating her 80th birthday. She tries to treat it like any other day, going out on her normal daily routines. But, desperately longi… 
CastAnita Linda, Jason Abalos, Joem Bascon, Kenn…
LanguageFilipino   CountryPhilippines
CWC$18

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Atom Egoyan
The twelfth feature film from celebrated Canadian filmmaker Atom Egoyan. High school student Simon (Devon Bostick) is caught up in family histor… 
CastDevon Bostick, Scott Speedman, Arsinée Khanj…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$$18

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Gilles Bourdos
Years after a near-death experience shook his childhood, Nathan, now a successful corporate lawyer, has buried himself in his work to escape the… 
CastRomain Duris, John Malkovich, Evangeline Lil…
LanguageEnglish   CountryFrance/Canada/German…
VAN$18

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Ryosuke Hashiguchi
At work, Kanao, a courtroom portrait artist, silently observes the highest-profile crimes and scandals of the 1990s. At home, amid the joys of m… 
CastUnknown
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
CWC$18

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Kevin Papatie
This personal documentary tackles the declining use of the Algonquin language and the lingering effects of residential schools through the lens … 
CastUnknown
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SCC$18

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Ed Harris
Ed Harris, Viggo Mortensen, Renée Zellweger and Jeremy Irons star in the Western Appaloosa, adapted from the Robert B. Parker novel. Set in the … 
CastEd Harris, Viggo Mortensen, Renée Zellweger …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$18

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Sima Urale
Food and love are intertwined in this tale of two mothers who must find the courage to confront the secrets and misunderstandings of the past, i… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryNew Zealand
DISC$18

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Wong Kar-wai
Wong Kar-wai works his magic in this long-planned "reworking" of his legendary, romantic and one and only martial arts film, previously unreleas… 
CastLeslie Cheung, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Jacky Ch…
LanguageMandarin   CountryHong Kong, China
SP$18

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Dan Stone
Controversial Canadian eco-warrior Paul Watson leads two ships of his Sea Shepherd volunteers on a pirate-like voyage, full of breathless suspen… 
CastPaul Watson
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$18

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Joe Balass
Director Balass combines archival images, home movies and family photographs as well as an interview with his mother to explore the once-thrivin… 
CastUnknown
LanguageUnknown   CountryCanada
SCC$18

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Guy Édoin
In this haunting finale to the Les Affluents trilogy, Sarah confronts her mother with her wishes to leave the farm during an autumn day of hunti… 
CastUnknown
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SCC$18

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Jordan Canning
A long-married couple finds themselves at a crossroads in their mid-life crisis. Betrayals, boredom, disappointments and secret desires are reve… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SCC$18

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Elizabeth Lazebnik
In this slice-of-life documentary, two women share a house, a child and a life full of belongings that each has brought to their relationship. A… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SCC$18

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Duane Hopkins
Deeply inflected by the UK's visual arts scene, Duane Hopkins's feature debut focuses on three groups of characters: Gail, who must overcome ago… 
CastLiam McIlfatrick, Che Corr, Tara Ballard, Me…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom/Germa…
DISC$18

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Weijun Chen
The director of last year's crowd-pleaser Please Vote For Me returns with a look at the West Lake Restaurant in Changsha, China – the world’s la… 
CastUnknown
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
RTR$18

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Albert Serra
Stunningly shot using only natural light, El Cant dels Ocells is a contemplative reinterpretation of the Biblical journey of the Three Wise Men … 
CastLluís Carbó, Lluís Serrat Batlle, Lluís Serr…
LanguageCatalan/Hebrew   CountrySpain
VIS$18

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Juraj Lehotský
Finding one’s place in this world is not an easy thing for any person, but how much more difficult can it be for someone who is blind? 
CastUnknown
LanguageSlovak   CountrySlovakia
RTR$18

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José Luis Cuerda
Set a year after the Spanish Civil War, Blind Sunflowers tells the story of a family forced to lie and keep up appearances as they become divide… 
CastJavier Cámara, Maribel Verdú
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
CWC$18

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Fernando Meirelles
It begins in a flash, as one man is instantaneously struck blind while driving home from work, his whole world suddenly turned to an eerie, milk… 
CastJulianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Alice Braga, Y…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada/Brazil/Japan…
SP$$18

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Richard Parry
War photographer Robert King let a camera crew follow him for over 15 years. From his first assignment in Bosnia to his breakthrough work in Che… 
CastRobert King
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
RTR$18

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Rian Johnson
The brothers Bloom (Adrien Brody, Mark Ruffalo) are the best con men in the world, swindling millionaires with complex scenarios of lust and int… 
CastAdrien Brody, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel Weisz, Ri…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18

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Ethan Coen and Joel Coen
Worlds collide when a computer disc containing material for a CIA analyst’s memoirs accidentally falls into the hands of a fitness centre duo ea… 
CastGeorge Clooney, Frances McDormand, John Malk…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$18

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Guillermo Arriaga
Guillermo Arriaga’s directorial debut, a romantic mystery about a one woman’s emotional journey to uncover the secret of a past love. Theron pla… 
CastCharlize Theron and Kim Basinger
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$18

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Philip Haas
Filmmaker Philip Haas, a successful interlocutor between film and the visual arts known for both his groundbreaking documentaries and feature fi… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
FUTFree18

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Unknown
New this year, the Toronto International Film Festival will present a free screening of the Cadillac People’s Choice Award winning film on the c… 
CastUnknown
LanguageUnknown   CountryUnknown
PEOPLFree18

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Marco Brambilla
Italian-born Canadian artist and filmmaker Marco Brambilla (Demolition Man, 1993) turns his attention to one of Toronto's landmarks in his newes… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryItaly/Canada
FUTFree18

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Tim Hamilton
Mild-mannered Bob (played by Bob Martin) asks his slothful basement tenant to care for his pet cat Whiffles during a weekend getaway. In this sh… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SCC$18

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Mike Maryniuk and Matthew Ra…
Auctioneers and animation collide in this fast-paced and explosive introduction to the Winnipeg stockyards. Reflecting an unabashed prairie pers… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SCC$18

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Steven Soderbergh
On November 26, 1956, Fidel Castro sails to Cuba with eighty rebels. One of those rebels is Ernesto “Che” Guevara, an Argentine doctor who share… 
CastBenicio Del Toro, Demián Bichir, Rodrigo San…
LanguageSpanish   CountryUSA/Spain
SP$$18

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Steven Soderbergh
After the Cuban Revolution, Che is at the height of his fame and power. Then he disappears, re-emerging incognito in Bolivia, where he organizes… 
CastBenicio Del Toro, Demián Bichir, Rodrigo San…
LanguageSpanish   CountryUSA/Spain
SP$$18

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Prachya Pinkaew
Starring martial arts dynamo Jija Yanin, Chocolate reunites the director and action choreographer of the breakout Midnight Madness hit, Ong-Bak … 
CastJija Yanin, Hiroshi Abe, Pongpat Wachirabanj…
LanguageThai   CountryThailand
MM$18

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Ing K, Kraisak Choonhavan an…
A powerfully humanistic documentary that examines the issue of Islamic insurgency in Southern Thailand within the context of the country’s unsta… 
CastJuling Panganmoon
LanguageThai   CountryThailand
RTR$18

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Andreas Dresen
From the director of Summer in Berlin (TIFF 2005) comes the story of Inge, a happily married woman in her 60s, who one day finds herself tumblin… 
CastUrsula Werner, Horst Rehberg, Horst Westphal…
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
CWC$18

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Eva Sørhaug
The paths of five people intersect in the Oslo district of Majorstua. After Christer disconnects a main fuse in his building in an attempt to sa… 
CastMaria Bonnevie, Aksel Hennie, Ane Dahl Torp,…
LanguageNorwegian   CountryNorway
DISC$18

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Matte Babel
This year’s hottest ticket to the Toronto International Film Festival requires no ticket at all. The first Toronto International Film Festival W… 
CastEsthero, Midway State, Cadence Weapon
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
YDSFree18

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Michael McGowan
Great Lake Swimmers will perform in support of Michael McGowan’s latest film One Week. Thursday, September 11 at 6:00 p.m. 
CastGreat Lake Swimmers
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
YDSFree18

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Dana Nachman, Don Hardy
Dana Nachman and Don Hardy’s documentary Witch Hunt chronicles the unraveling of a small town's justice system. Voters in Bakersfield, Californi… 
CastJoe Rosato Jr.
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
YDSFree18

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Jerry Zaks
In support of Jerry Zaks’s film Who Do You Love, a documentary about the legendary blues and R&B label Chess Records. This free outdoor concert … 
CastKeb’ Mo’
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
YDSFree18

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Spike Lee
Internationally renowned jazz trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard created the score for Spike Lee’s latest feature Miracle at St. Anna and … 
CastTerence Blanchard
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
YDSFree18

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Chai Vasarhelyi
Straight from Dakar, Senegal, Youssou Ndour and the world famous Le Super Etoile will perform in a rare free public concert event in celebration… 
CastYoussou Ndour, Le Super Etoile
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
YDSFree18

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Warren Sonoda
A wild and deranged comedy set in 1985 suburbia, Cooper's Camera follows the disintegration of a truly dysfunctional family Christmas after the … 
CastJason Jones, Samantha Bee, Peter Keleghan an…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CF$18

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Bohdan Sláma
When a gifted young teacher takes a job at a grammar school in the country, he quickly forms a strong bond with Marie, a local farm owner. But t… 
CastZuzana Bydzovská, Pavel Liska, Ladislav Sedi…
LanguageCzech   CountryCzech Republic/Germa…
CWC$18

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Valdís Óskarsdóttir
A motley crew of wedding guests is loaded onto two buses bound for a remote church one hour outside of Reykjavík. But no one actually knows wher… 
CastIngvar E. Sigurdsson, Olafur Darri Olafsson,…
LanguageIcelandic   CountryIceland
CWC$18

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Young-seok Noh
In a drunken attempt to mend his broken heart, Hyuk-jin and his friends decide to take a trip to the small town of Jeongseon in the Gangwon prov… 
CastSong Sam-dong, Yuk Sang-yeob, Kim Gang-heui,…
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
DISC$18

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Marcel Sarmiento, Gadi Harel
In this kinky, funny and chilling exploration of friendship, morality and the horror of growing up, two teen boys discover the naked body of a l… 
CastShiloh Fernandez, Noah Segan, Michael Bowen,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$18

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Toa Fraser
Living in Edwardian England where upper lips are always stiff and men from the Colonies are not to be trusted, Fisk Senior (Peter O’Toole) has … 
CastPeter O’Toole, Jeremy Northam, Sam Neill and…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom/New Z…
GALA$$18

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Glenn Ligon
International art star Glenn Ligon returns to Toronto in a follow up to his hugely successful Power Plant exhibition of 2005. In 1903 Edwin S. P… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
FUTFree18

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Kornél Mundruczó
Having been away since childhood, a young man returns to the wild, isolated landscape of the Danube Delta. Introduced to the sister he never kne… 
CastFélix Lajkó, Lili Monori, Orsolya Tóth
LanguageHungarian   CountryHungary/Germany
DISC$18

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Toshio Lee
Based on the hugely popular manga series, Detroit Metal City tells the tale of Souichi, a sensitive and wimpy music geek who came to Tokyo from … 
CastKenichi Matsuyama, Rosa Kato, Yasuko Matsuyu…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
MM$18

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Josué Méndez
Members of a dysfunctional white upper-class family in Peru grapple with their own prejudices and interpersonal issues when the father brings ho… 
CastUnknown
LanguageSpanish   CountryPeru
VAN$18

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Steve Jacobs, Anna-Maria Mon…
Professor David Lurie's (John Malkovich) life falls apart after he has an impulsive affair with one of his students. Forced to resign from Cape … 
CastJohn Malkovich, Ralph Fiennes, Jessica Haine…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia/South Afri…
SP$18

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Paolo Sorrentino
Giulio Andreotti (Toni Servillo) has been the alpha and omega of Italian politics. Unreachable and enigmatic, he hides behind a calculated sembl… 
CastToni Servillo
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly/France
SP$18

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Saul Dibb
Long before the concept existed, the Duchess of Devonshire, Georgiana Spencer (Keira Knightley), was the original "It Girl" -- ravishing, glamor… 
CastKeira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Dominic Coop…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
GALA$$18

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Keven McAlester
This whimsical look at three adults deeply involved with Dungeons & Dragons explores how the game affects their lives and relationships, with fi… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$18

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Nicholas Pye and Sheila Pye
A woman gives another an earring before they embark on an adventure through the forest. They journey together toward their fateful destinations … 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SCC$18

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Stephan Elliott
An adaptation by Stephan Elliott (Priscilla, Queen of the Desert) of Noel Coward’s wickedly witty play. A young Englishman (John Whittaker), fal… 
CastColin Firth, Jessica Biel, Kristin Scott Tho…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom/USA
SP$$18

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Neil Burns
Canada's first stop-motion animated feature, Edison and Leo is a sumptuous fairytale-gone-wrong about quirky inventor George T. Edison (Powers B… 
CastPowers Boothe, Carly Pope and Gregory Smith
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CF$18

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Safy Nebbou
While picking up her son at a birthday party, Elsa (Catherine Frot) finds her entire world turned upside down. Believing Lola, a little girl at … 
CastCatherine Frot, Sandrine Bonnaire, Wladimir …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$18

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Laurent Cantet
NOTE: SCHEDULE CHANGE / ENTRE LES MURS (THE CLASS) BY LAURENT CANTET WILL HAVE IT'S NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE AS THE OPENING FILM FOR THE NEW YOR… 
CastFrançois Bégaudeau
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$18

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Francis Leclerc
Summer ’69. Men are walking on the Moon. In a farmer’s field in upstate New York, Woodstock is about to happen. Montreal’s got a new baseball cl… 
CastRoy Dupuis, Patrice Robitaille, Pier-Luc Fun…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
CWC$18

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James Stern, Adam Del Deo
The cast members of ‘A Chorus Line’ will perform in support of Every Little Step. Every Little Step is a documentary that explores the journey o… 
CastMarvin Hamlisch, Donna McKechnie, Ramon Flow…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
YDSFree18

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Kristopher Belman
In support of Kristopher Belman’s More Than a Game, a documentary about the journey of a remarkable high-school basketball team in Akron, Ohio, … 
CastLeBron James
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
YDSFree18

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Alexander Sebastien Lee
A martial arts demonstration will be featured in support of Alexander Sebastien Lee’s The Real Shaolin. Rich with dazzling displays of kung fu,… 
CastYuan Peng, Orion, Eric, Zhu
LanguageEnglish/Mandarin   CountryChina/USA
YDSFree18

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Jan Troell
From Academy Award™-nominated Swedish filmmaker Jan Troell (The Emigrants; As White as in Snow, TIFF 2001) comes a true story from early 20th-ce… 
CastMaria Heiskanen, Jesper Christensen, Mikael …
LanguageSwedish   CountryDenmark/Sweden
MAST$18

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James Stern, Adam Del Deo
Every Little Step is a theatrical documentary on the making of Broadway's greatest hit and current revival of "A Chorus Line." The film culls be… 
CastMarvin Hamlisch, Donna McKechnie, Michael Be…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18

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Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
Mahamat-Saleh Haroun's follow-up to the 2006 award-winning Daratt (Dry Season) charts the journey of a man fleeing his debts by attempting an ar… 
CastYoussouf Djaoro, Mata Gabin, Assane Kheiro, …
LanguageUnknown   CountrySouth Korea/France
VIS$18

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Christophe Barratier
A dazzling musical from the director of Les Choristes (TIFF 2004), Faubourg 36 is set between December 1935 and July 1936 in a working-class nei… 
CastGérard Jugnot, Clovis Cornillac, Kad Merad, …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$$18

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Kristian Levring
Desperate to change his life, 42-year-old Michael signs up to take part in clinical trials for a new anti-depressant. But when the tests are aba… 
CastUlrich Thomsen, Paprika Steen, Lars Brygmann…
LanguageDanish   CountryDenmark
CWC$18

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Kari Skogland
In the late 1980s, with the Irish civil conflict at its most treacherous, 22-year-old Martin McGartland (Jim Sturgess) is recruited by the Briti… 
CastJim Sturgess, Ben Kingsley, Rose McGowan, Ke…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada/United Kingdo…
GALA$$18

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Ian Fitzgibbon
Mark, a struggling actor, has just been through the ordeal of yet another fruitless audition. With his girlfriend about to walk out and his land… 
CastDylan Moran, Neil Jordan, Keith Allen, Aisli…
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland
CWC$18

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Ole Christian Madsen
From acclaimed Dogme 95 filmmaker Ole Christian Madsen (Kira's Reason - A Love Story, TIFF 2001) comes the true story of two resistance fighters… 
CastMads Mikkelsen, Thure Lindhard, Stine Stenga…
LanguageDanish/German   CountryDenmark/Germany
CWC$18

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Marc Abraham
Based on the true story of college professor and part-time inventor Robert Kearns' (Greg Kinnear) long battle with the American automobile indus… 
CastGreg Kinnear, Lauren Graham, Dermot Mulroney…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$18

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Robert Kenner
Drawing upon the reportage of Eric Schlosser (Fast Food Nation) and Michael Pollan (The Omnivore’s Dilemma), this searing investigation explores… 
CastEric Schlosser, Michael Pollan
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$18

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Tony Massil
In this observational verité documentary, Frank Erl and Geordie Dobson reflect on the decades they’ve spent in the wilds of the Yukon, and what … 
CastFrank Erl and Geordie Dobson
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SCC$18

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Jerzy Skolimowski
From influential Polish filmmaker Jerzy Skolimowski comes the story of Leon, a hospital worker who once witnessed the brutal rape of Anna, now a… 
CastKinga Preis, Artur Steranko
LanguagePolish   CountryPoland/France
MAST$18

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Andrea Zambelli
After the Second World War, many young Italian women earned their living in the rice fields, spending hours every day working under the hot sun.… 
CastUnknown
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
RTR$18

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David Koepp
Bertram Pincus (Ricky Gervais) is a man whose people skills leave much to be desired. When Pincus dies unexpectedly, but is miraculously revived… 
CastRicky Gervais, Greg Kinnear, Téa Leoni, Bill…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$18

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Constant Mentzas
A lakeside cottage in the middle of a cold winter in Quebec is the setting for a dying elderly woman's goodbye to her mentally disabled son. He … 
CastUnknown
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SCC$18

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Matteo Garrone
Power, money and blood - these are the "values" that the residents of the Province of Naples and Caserta have to face every day. They hardly eve… 
CastUnknown
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
SP$18

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Vicente Amorim
John Halder (Viggo Mortensen) is a good, decent individual with family problems: a neurotic wife, two demanding children and a mother suffering … 
CastViggo Mortensen, Jason Isaacs, Jodie Whittak…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom/Germa…
SP$18

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Kim Jee-woon
Drawing inspiration from Sergio Leone's 1966 classic The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Kim (The Foul King, TIFF 2000) returns to TIFF with the fir… 
CastJung Woosung, Lee Byung-hun, and Song Kang-h…
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
GALA$$18

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Semi Chellas
This comedic tale of rental living and unrequited love is driven by mistaken identities and a perfect ensemble cast. 
CastTracy Wright and Don McKellar
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SCC$18

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Kevin Rafferty
Kevin Rafferty, co-director of Atomic Café, examines the tumult of 1968 through the memories of football players (including Tommy Lee Jones) who… 
CastTommy Lee Jones
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$18

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Helen Lee
In this quiet drama, two women are connected only by the street in Seoul that they frequent. They live with their memories, heavy hearts and hop… 
CastUnknown
LanguageUnknown   CountryCanada
SCC$18

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Olivier Assayas
After siblings Adrienne (Juliette Binoche), Frédéric (Charles Berling) and Jérémie (Jérémie Rénier) return home to the countryside for their mot… 
CastJuliette Binoche, Charles Berling, Jérémie R…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$18

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Adrian Sitaru
A Sunday picnic seemed like the best way for Mihai and Sweetie to spend some quality time together and take their relationship to a new level. B… 
CastAdrian Titieni, Ioana Flora, Maria Dinulescu
LanguageRomanian   CountryRomania/France
DISC$18

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Juan Carlos Tabío
In the eighteenth century, a group of Castiñeiras nuns deposited treasure in a British bank. Buoyed by the promise of wealth, Castiñeiras descen… 
CastJorge Perugorría, Laura de la Uz and Mirtha …
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain/Cuba
CWC$18

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Martha Burns and Susan Coyne
Martha Burns plays a recently-divorced middle-aged woman who, on a trip into town, runs into a series of neighbours and friends who each have so… 
CastMartha Burns
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SCC$18

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Steve McQueen
Winner of this year's Caméra d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, Hunger follows Bobby Sands and the other political inmates of Northern Ireland's … 
CastMichael Fassbender
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
DISC$18

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Nicolas Brault
This beautiful mixed-media animated film shares the tale of a young son who must leave his mother’s side as she lies dying in the heat of the Af… 
CastUnknown
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SCC$18

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Kathryn Bigelo
Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of the current Iraq war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a cit… 
CastRalph Fiennes, Guy Pearce, David Morse, Jere…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18

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Samuel Chow
Samuel Chow's installation I'm Feeling Lucky presents an interconnected web of moving-image narrative paths in a constant flow of internet-deriv… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
FUTFree18

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Kathryn Bigelow
The films of Kathryn Bigelow attract enormous, cult-like followings and thoughtful critical response. Amy Taubin in The Village Voice referred t… 
CastKathryn Bigelow, Noah Cowan
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$18

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Nasorn Panungkasiri, Phawat …
After hiding a large sum of money on temple grounds, three robbers return to find that a monastery has been built on top of their stash. To retr… 
CastUnknown
LanguageThai   CountryThailand
CWC$18

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John Crowley
From the director of Boy A, comes a wise and charming story of an unlikely friendship between a scruffy former magician and a little boy with a … 
CastBill Milner, Michael Caine
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$18

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Mabrouk El Mechri
Jean-Claude Van Damme stars as Jean-Claude Van Damme in the comeback story of one of the biggest action stars in movie history. When a trip to t… 
CastJean-Claude Van Damme, François Damiens, Zin…
LanguageFrench, English   CountryFrance/Luxembourg/Be…
MM$18

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Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil…
Their first film since the 2005 critically acclaimed A Perfect Day, filmmakers Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige ask the question "what can c… 
CastCatherine Deneuve and Rabih Mroué
LanguageFrench   CountryLebanon
VIS$18

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Christian Petzold
Tension and intrigue unfold between three characters caught in a love triangle: Ali, a Turkish entrepreneur who is preoccupied with his business… 
CastBenno Fürmann, Nina Hoss, André Hennicke, Hi…
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
CWC$18

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Gaylen Ross
Dr. Israel Kasztner helped rescue over 1,600 Hungarian Jews during the Second World War, yet he was later branded a traitor by rightwing extremi… 
CastIsrael Kasztner
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$18

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Yin Lichuan
Daping hates Haili, who strode out of nowhere into her apartment, her life, and her blossoming relationship with Chen Jin. Though Daping tries t… 
CastYi Zhang, Bingyan Yan, Yulai Lu, Li Genmei
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
CWC$18

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Rashid Masharawi
A Ramala cab driver is intent on getting home in time to bring a gift and cake for his daughter's tenth birthday. But the challenges of day-to-d… 
CastMohammad Bakri, Areen Omari, Nour Zoubi, Abu…
LanguageArabic   CountryPalestine/Tunisia/Ne…
CWC$18

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Walter Salles and Daniela Th…
In the heart of São Paulo, four fatherless brothers try to find a way out from their preordained paths. Reuniting directors Salles (The Motorcyc… 
CastSandra Corveloni, João Baldasserini, Viníciu…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryBrazil
CWC$18

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Pablo Trapero
Julia awakes in her apartment one morning, pregnant and in the company of the bloodied bodies of two men who had been her lovers. In an instant,… 
CastMartina Gusman
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina/South Kore…
CWC$18

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Lisandro Alonso
During an Atlantic crossing, Farrel asks the captain of the freighter he is sailing for permission to go ashore at the next port. He wants to vi… 
CastJuan Fernandez
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina/France/Net…
VIS$18

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Sara St. Onge
Drawing from the real-life exploits of lobotomist Dr. Walter Freeman, this playful short musical is at heart a sharp social commentary featuring… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SCC$18

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Jodie Markell
In this rediscovered original screenplay by Tennessee Williams, young and rebellious socialite Fisher Willow (Bryce Dallas Howard), already tain… 
CastBryce Dallas Howard, Chris Evans, Ellen Burs…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$18

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Nik Fackler
With the approach of Christmas causing him to feel lonely in life and love, Robert Malone (Martin Landau) returns home from his job at a grocery… 
CastMartin Landau, Ellen Burstyn, Elizabeth Bank…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$18

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Neil Burger
Rachel McAdams, Tim Robbins and Michael Peña star as returning U.S. soldiers who find themselves on an epic road trip across America. Their unpl… 
CastRachel McAdams, Tim Robbins, Michael Peña
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$18

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Derick Martini
From the filmmaking team behind Smiling Fish and Goat on Fire (TIFF 1999) comes an examination of first love, family dynamics and the American D… 
CastRory Culkin, Alec Baldwin, Jill Hennessy, Ti…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$18

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Randall Okita
Randall Okita’s inventive and exquisitely choreographed short film integrates sculptor Arthur Ganson’s whimsical machines into an imaginative dr… 
CastUnknown
LanguageUnknown   CountryCanada
SCC$18

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Stephen Belber
Management is a romantic comedy that chronicles a chance meeting between Mike Cranshaw (Steve Zahn) and Sue Claussen (Jennifer Aniston). When Su… 
CastSteve Zahn, Jennifer Aniston, Woody Harrelso…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18

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Richard Linklater
An entertaining ode to Orson Welles from the director of The School of Rock (TIFF 2003) and Before Sunrise. Seventeen-year-old Richard Samuels (… 
CastZac Efron, Claire Danes, Ben Chaplin and Chr…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$18

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Luc Bourdon
A glorious reminder of Quebec and Canada’s rich motion picture history, La Mémoire des anges reveals the vital role the National Film Board of C… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish/French   CountryCanada
RTR$18

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John Stockwell
New friends Dorian (Anton Yelchin, Charlie Bartlett) and Grace (Eva Amurri) begin selling pot as a way of reconciling their very different finan… 
CastAnton Yelchin, Eva Amurri, Susan Sarandon, W…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CWC$18

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Dan Popa
In this sensitive portrayal of a couple dealing with immigration, language and love, a man makes lures outside on his porch while his wife gets … 
CastUnknown
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SCC$18

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Spike Lee
Directed by Spike Lee from a screenplay written by James McBride, the author of the acclaimed novel of the same name, the film chronicles the st… 
CastDerek Luke, Michael Ealy, Laz Alonso, Omar B…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$18

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Kristopher Belman
First-time filmmaker Kristopher Belman had the foresight to follow the journey of a remarkable high school basketball team in Akron, Ohio, that … 
CastLeBron James
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$18

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Guka Omarova
When a petrol station is burned to the ground, the developers blame the land owner, Batir, and kidnap his son. Batir has no choice but to seek o… 
CastFarkhad Amankulov, Neisipkul Omarbekova, Alm…
LanguageRussian/Kazakh   CountryKazakhstan/Russia/Fr…
CWC$18

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Fatih Akin, Yvan Attal, Rand…
Short films from twelve international filmmakers are woven together in an homage to The Big Apple. Revolving around the theme of encountering l… 
CastOrlando Bloom, Shia LaBeouf, Natalie Portman…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18

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Denis Villeneuve
This Cannes International Critics Week award-winning short approaches surrealism at an aristocratic affair with minimal dialogue and maximum imp… 
CastSimone Chevalot, Luc-Martial Dagenais, Kenne…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SCC$18

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Peter Sollett
A comedy about two people thrust together for one hilarious, sleepless night of adventure in a world of mix tapes, late-night living and live, l… 
CastMichael Cera, Kat Dennings, Cassidy Gard, Ma…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18

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Philip Barker
In this ethereal experimental narrative, the construction of storytelling frames the characters’ quest for sight in darkness. Unique but interre… 
CastSevern Thompson, David Fox
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SCC$18

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Rod Lurie
Inspired by today's politically charged climate, Nothing But the Truth stars Kate Beckinsale as a Washington DC reporter who writes an explosive… 
CastKate Beckinsale, Angela Bassett, Matt Dillon…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$18

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Werner Schroeter
This powerful and provocative film follows Ossorio Vignale as he arrives in his hometown in search of Clara, the woman he loves. Much to his hor… 
CastPascal Greggory, Elsa Zylberstein, Amira Cas…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Germany/Portu…
MAST$18

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Charles Officer
A lyrical and heartfelt urban love story, Nurse. Fighter. Boy follows ailing nurse Jude (Karen LeBlanc), her 12-year-old son Ciel (Daniel J. Gor… 
CastKaren LeBlanc, Daniel J. Gordon, Clark Johns…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CF$18

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Bent Hamer
In the driver's cab of a train journeying through the Norwegian countryside, Odd Horten is on his penultimate journey from Oslo to Bergen. Tomor… 
CastBaard Owe
LanguageNorwegian   CountryNorway/Germany/Franc…
CWC$18

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Liu Fendou
Recently released from prison, shameless blackmailer Yao relives the story of how he came to meet and fall in love with Li Chuan, a waitress at … 
CastLiao Fan , Monica Mok , Monica Wang, Hai Yi …
LanguageCantonese/Mandarin   CountryHong Kong/China
VAN$18

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Terence Davies
Acclaimed British director Terence Davies (Distant Voices, Still Lives; TIFF 1988) returns to his native Liverpool and to his filmmaking roots t… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
MAST$18

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Michael McGowan
Suddenly confronted with his mortality, Ben Tyler (Joshua Jackson) impulsively purchases a vintage motorcycle and embarks on a cross-Canada road… 
CastJoshua Jackson, Liane Balaban, Emm Gryner, C…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
GALA$$18

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Richard Eyre
From the director of Notes on a Scandal comes this adaptation of a short story by Bernhard Schlink. The Other Man tells the story of Peter (Liam… 
CastLiam Neeson, Laura Linney, Antonio Banderas,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom/USA
GALA$$18

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Marco Pontecorvo
This true story of a street clown, Miloud Oukili, charts his arrival in Romania in 1992, three years after the end of Ceausescu's dictatorship, … 
CastUnknown
LanguageRomanian | French …   CountryItaly/France/Romania…
VAN$18

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Yesim Ustaoglu
When three fortysomething siblings in Istanbul receive a call that their aging mother has disappeared from her home along the Eastern Black Sea … 
CastTsilla Chelton, Derya Alabora, Onur Unsal, Ö…
LanguageTurkish   CountryTurkey/France/Belgiu…
CWC$18

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Gabriel Medina
At once an unmotivated procrastinator, fearsome hypochondriac and unenthused children's party entertainer, Luciano is on the fast track to nowhe… 
CastDaniel Hendler, Walter Jakob, Miguel Dedovi…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
DISC$18

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Arnaud des Pallières
Georges Nail (Sergi López) lives in a new suburb. He's married, loves his wife, son and dog. Paul Hammer (Jean-Marc Barr) is goodlooking, rich a… 
CastSergi López, Jean-Marc Barr
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
DISC$18

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Karl Lemieux
Exquisitely filmed in black-and-white, this experimental narrative follows four friends on a road trip as they discover the complicated arena of… 
CastUnknown
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SCC$18

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Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre
Blurring the lines between documentary and drama, this poignant animated autobiographical film tells of the director’s horrific birthing experie… 
CastMarie-Josée Saint-Pierre
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SCC$18

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Paul Gross
The 33rd Toronto International Film Festival opens September 4 with the world premiere Gala Presentation of Passchendaele, written, directed and… 
CastPaul Gross, Caroline Dhavernas, Gil Bellows,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
GALA$$18

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Pat Mills
Shot on a Motorola cell phone for TIFF07’s Talent Lab, this original coming out story is not all wine and roses. The film tells the true story o… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SCC$18

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Ella Lemhagen
Goran and Sven have been approved for adoption. Patrik, age 1.5, is on his way! But, because of a misplaced decimal point, they'll be forced to … 
CastGustaf Skarsgård, Torkel Petersson, Thomas L…
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
CWC$18