44th Toronto International Film Festival®
September 5-15, 2019

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Patxi Amezcua
From director Patxi Amezcua comes a fresh action film that delves into the world of thieves, go-getters, swindlers, thugs, mafia members and cor… 
CastIgnasi Abadal, Héctor Colomé, Aida Folch, Fr…
LanguageSpanish | Catalan   CountrySpain
CWC$18

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Pat Mills
Five family members crowd into a car to take grandma to a nursing home against her will. An omniscient narrator reveals each person’s predicamen… 
CastEileen Sword, Shannon Ford, Chantelle Wilson…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SCC$18

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Soi Cheang
Gripping and smartly constructed, this unconventional crime thriller/psychological drama, revolves around assassins who commit murder by making … 
CastRichie Jen, Louis Koo, Shui-Fan Fung, Suet L…
LanguageCantonese   CountryHong Kong, China
VAN$18

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Bui Thac Chuyen
This is a sensual drama about a newlywed couple, exploring sexual awakening, forbidden lesbian desire and marital infidelity within modern Vietn… 
CastDo Thi Hai Yen, Pham Linh Dan, Jonny Tri Ngu…
LanguageVietnamese   CountryVietnam
CWC$18

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Hirokazu Kore-eda
This compelling tale of a blow-up doll that becomes a real person and abandons her status of mere sex object comes to life with the superb perfo… 
CastBae Doo-na, Arata, Itsuji Itao, Joe Odagiri,…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
MAST$18

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Scandar Copti and Yaron Shan…
An original, powerful film in which an accidental murder and a murky drug deal spur uncontrolled violence in a Palestinian community in Jaffa. 
CastShahir Kabaha, Ibrahim Frege, Fouad Habash, …
LanguageArabic, Hebrew   CountryIsrael/Germany
CWC$18

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Margreth Olin
A young mother (played brilliantly by Maria Bonnevie) struggles with a history of drug abuse in this exquisitely rendered and deeply compassiona… 
CastMaria Bonnevie, Gunilla Röör, Antti Reini, B…
LanguageFinnish, Swedish   CountryNorway/Sweden/Finlan…
DISC$18

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Lars von Trier
Lars von Trier's controversial movie was the talk of Cannes this year with its groundbreaking, deeply disturbing and graphic nightmare vision ab… 
CastCharlotte Gainsbourg, Willem Dafoe
LanguageEnglish   CountryDenmark/Sweden/Franc…
MAST$18

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Lars von Trier
Lars von Trier rarely travels to film festivals, and will not be coming to Toronto, but he has agreed to participate in a 90-minute video news c… 
CastLars von Trier
LanguageEnglish   CountryDenmark/Sweden/Franc…
MAST$18

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Jesper Ganslandt
A descent into hell, Jesper Ganslandt's disturbing and suspenseful second feature begins with a man waking up in unfamiliar surroundings, only t… 
CastSamuel Haus, Olle Sarri, Eva Rexed
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
VAN$18

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Martin Pieter Zandvliet
Paprika Steen delivers a tour-de-force performance in this devastating drama about an alcoholic actress trying to put her life back together. 
CastPaprika Steen, Michael Falch, Sarah-Marie Ma…
LanguageDanish   CountryDenmark
DISC$18

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Ho Yuhang
Two young people of different classes are bound together by restless ennui. But when the girl is revealed to be underage, lies and blackmail spi… 
CastChui Tien You, Wai Ying Hong, Ng Meng Hui
LanguageCantonese, Mandarin…   CountryMalaysia/Hong Kong, …
CWC$18

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Mark Lewis
In conjunction with Mark Lewis: In a City, special screenings of Lewis’s Backstory (2009) and Cinema Museum (2008) will take place during the Fe… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
FUT$18

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Carlos Carrera
A policewoman investigates the gruesome murders of female assembly-line workers in Ciudad Juárez. This suspense thriller is the first fictionali… 
CastAna de la Reguera, Asur Zágada, Marco Pérez,…
LanguageSpanish, English, Tz…   CountryMexico
CWC$18

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Robert Connolly
This is the true story of a war correspondent who goes in search of missing colleagues amid the chaos of Indonesia’s invasion of East Timor in 1… 
CastAnthony LaPaglia, Oscar Isaac, Damon Gameau,…
LanguageEnglish, Tetum   CountryAustralia
CWC$18

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Satoko Yokohama
In this original fusion of black comedy, surreal fantasy and feel-good drama about a mentally challenged hero, Japanese heartthrob Kenichi Matsu… 
CastKen'ichi Matsuyama, Kumiko Aso, Seiji Nozoe
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
DISC$18

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Mehran Tamadon
For three years, Mehran Tamadon immersed himself into the very heart of the most extremist supporters of the Islamic republic of Iran (the Bassi… 
CastMehran Tamadon
LanguageUnknown   CountryIran/France/Switzerl…
RTR$18

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Rachel Ward
In order to make peace with his combative, dying father, a writer must return to his childhood home and confront long-suppressed memories of the… 
CastRachel Griffiths, Bryan Brown, Ben Mendelsoh…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
DISC$18

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Niv Klainer
A Tel Aviv father tries to keep his schizophrenic son out of an institution, but when he takes in a Thai migrant worker, she disrupts the uneasy… 
CastDafna Armoni, Aryeh Cherner, Michael Moshono…
LanguageHebrew | English   CountryIsrael/France
CTC$18

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Vimukthi Jayasundara
Rajith, a young man, flees the city in which he lives and where violent confrontations are common. He goes to a village in a valley where the in… 
CastThusitha Laknath, Kaushalya Fernando, Lu Hua…
LanguageSinhala, Tamil   CountrySri Lanka
VIS$18

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Golam Rabbany Biplob
In this political fable from Bangladesh’s leading filmmaker, a simple village musician gets swept up in the market economy of big city Dhaka. 
CastJayanto Chattopadhyay, Firoj Khan Dollar, F…
LanguageBengali   CountryBangladesh
CWC$18

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Uri Zohar
From one of Israel’s most influential filmmakers, this classic depicts a Tel Aviv counterculture that is progressive and blessed with many delig… 
CastAlona Einstein, Arik Einstein, Sima Eliyahu,…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
CTC$18

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Dylan Akio Smith
Ten-year-old Billy is mercilessly teased at school because he has a large cranium. He learns that one of his classmates has found a way to get a… 
CastAlex Ferris, Conner Dwelly, Brad Dryborough,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SCC$18

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Ana Kokkinos
During the course of one day and night, seven children wander the streets in an urban odyssey. Blessed is a film about mothers and children, abo… 
CastMiranda Otto, Frances O'Connor, Deborra-Lee …
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
CWC$18

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Rachel Perkins
The renowned Australian stage musical about young love and Aboriginal identity makes its exuberant and fun-filled way to the big screen. 
CastGeoffrey Rush, Rocky McKenzie, Jessica Maubo…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
CWC$18

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Paul King
Shy Stephen and his totally disordered boozehound of a best friend, Bunny, show us how to embark on an adventure-filled road trip without leavin… 
CastEdward Hogg, Simon Farnaby, Verónica Echegui…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
VAN$18

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Unknown
The Toronto International Film Festival will present a free screening of the 2009 Cadillac People’s Choice Award winning film on the closing nig… 
CastUnknown
LanguageUnknown   CountryUnknown
PEOPLFree18

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Amos Gitaï
History in the Middle East is a complex mix of the present and the past. Then, there is also the personal and Gitaï is uniquely placed to reflec… 
CastAmitai Ashkenazi, Amos Lavie, Amos Lavie, B…
LanguageFrench   CountryIsrael/France/Italy…
MAST$18

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Lee Hey-jun
This is a smart and original love story by one of Korea’s most promising young filmmakers, Lee Hey-jun. A potential suicide victim becomes a mod… 
CastJung Jae-young, Jung Rye-won
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
CWC$18

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Daniel Monzon
A newly hired prison officer finds himself in the midst of a prison riot after an unforeseen turn of events. With the inmates around him unaware… 
CastLuis Tosar, Alberto Ammann, Antonio Resines…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain/France
CWC$18

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Mark Lewis
In conjunction with Mark Lewis: In a City, special screenings of Lewis’s Backstory (2009) and Cinema Museum (2008) will take place during the Fe… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
FUT$18

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Carter Gunn and Ross McDonne…
Several beekeepers around the U.S. cope with colony collapse disorder – the phenomenon that has caused millions of bees to mysteriously disappea… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland
RTR$18

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Oscar Ruiz Navia
Treading a fine line between documentary and fiction, Crab Trap is a meditative look at daily life in a remote village on the Pacific coast of C… 
CastRodrigo Vélez, Arnobio Salazar Rivas, Jaime …
LanguageSpanish   CountryColombia/France
DISC$18

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Frederick Wiseman
In this veritable feast of a Mavericks session, documentary master Frederick Wiseman (Public Housing, Ballet, Titicut Follies) will present the … 
CastUnknown
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MAV$18

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Ole Bornedal
A Danish variation on Straw Dogs, Deliver Us from Evil is an almost unbearably intense thriller about a young couple who moves to the countrysid… 
CastLasse Rimmer, Lene Nystrom, Jens Andersen, P…
LanguageDanish   CountryDenmark/Sweden/Norwa…
CWC$18

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Luis Ortega
Luis Ortega's apocalyptic third feature follows a group of five survivors as they embark on a journey that will force them to face their fears, … 
CastAlejandro Urdapilleta, Luis Ortega, Emir Seg…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
VAN$18

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Yorgos Lanthimos
Shut off from the outside world by their over-protective parents, three siblings are raised in a manner that their mother and father deem approp… 
CastChristos Stergioglou, Michele Valley, Aggeli…
LanguageGreek   CountryGreece
CWC$18

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Margaret Corkery
A family holiday brings to a head the destructive love triangle between Eamon, a little boy with behavioural problems, his selfish mother Grace … 
CastMary Murray, Darren Healy, Phyllis MacMahon
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland
DISC$18

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Gaspar Noé
Controversial filmmaker Gaspar Noé (Irreversible) is back with a mind-bending journey that transcends life and death as he follows the exploits … 
CastNathaniel Brown, Paz de la Huerta, Cyril Roy
LanguageEnglish, Japanese   CountryFrance/Germany/Italy…
VAN$18

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Dima El-Horr
From Lebanon, this is a striking debut about three women on the road to visit their imprisoned men. Mixing real politics and stark absurdity, El… 
CastHiam Abbass, Manal Khader, Raia Haidar
LanguageArabic, French   CountryFrance/Germany/Leban…
DISC$18

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Haim Tabakman
A gay love story set in the heart of an ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in Jerusalem, where the belief that love conquers all results in societa… 
CastZohar Strauss, Ran Danker,Tzahi Grad, Ravit …
LanguageHebrew, Yiddish   CountryIsrael, Germany, Fra…
CWC$18

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Tsai Ming-liang
A tableau vivant adorned with Tsai Ming-Liang's signature aesthetic portrays a special homage to the Nouvelle Vague and the Louvre, which co-pro… 
CastFanny Ardant, Laetitia Casta, Jean-Pierre Lé…
LanguageFrench, Mandarin   CountryFrance/Taiwan/Nether…
VIS$18

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Leon Prudovsky
In a suburb of Tel Aviv, an Israeli cab driver who longs to fly and a Russian music teacher who is soon to board a plane find out that romance i… 
CastDror Keren, Vladimir Friedman, Helena Yaralo…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
DISC$18

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Paramita Nath
In 1978, Toronto poet Souvankham Thammavongsa was born in a Lao refugee camp in Thailand. Based on her book of poems inspired by her father’s di… 
CastSouvankham Thammavongsa, Kevin Au
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SCC$18

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Christophe Honoré
Free Surprise Screening AMC 6 at Yonge and Dundas Saturday, September 12, 6pm-7:40pm Tickets will be distributed on a first-come/first serv… 
CastChiara Mastroianni
LanguageFrench | German | …   CountryFrance
YDSFree18

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Jason Lehel
A group of Native Americans discover a young woman, left for dead, in the Arizona desert and take her to their reservation. Through her relation… 
CastCynthia Adkisson, Deswood Etsitty, Emily Lap…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
VIS$18

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Adrian Biniez
Security guard Jara falls in love as he supervises staff through the closed-circuit cameras at a supermarket. First voyeur, then guardian angel,… 
CastHoracio Camandule, Leonor Svarcas
LanguageSpanish   CountryUruguay/Germany/Arge…
DISC$18

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Giuseppe Piccioni
A young novelist is intrigued by his daughter’s swimming instructor. When he asks her out, he learns that she doesn’t date at night and discover… 
CastValerio Mastandrea, Valeria Golino, Sonia Be…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
CWC$18

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Jeff Stilson
Chris Rock brings his comic insights to this Mavericks conversation, sitting down for an interview to highlight his new documentary, Good Hair (… 
CastChris Rock
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$18

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Zippi Brand Frank
In India, the latest form of outsourcing is surrogate mothers who carry embryos for couples who can’t have a child. Director Zippi Brand Frank f… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish, Hebrew, Hin…   CountryIsrael
RTR$18

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Hana Makhmalbaf
An Iranian playwright suffers a creative crisis as her country convulses on the eve of this year's election. Features never before seen footage … 
CastUnknown
LanguagePersian   CountryIran
VAN$18

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Isabella Rossellini | Jody S…
A screening and talk, Green Porno: Bon Appétit, will take place on September 10 with Isabella Rossellini and marine biologist Claudio Campagna a… 
CastIsabella Rossellini
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
FUT$18

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Isabella Rossellini, Jody Sh…
Isabella Rossellini adapts her Sundance Channel-produced shorts about sexual hijinks in the great oceans into a sculptural installation. Rossell… 
CastIsabella Rossellini
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
FUTFree18

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Radu Jude
Family conflict produces comedy in this story of a young girl who wins a car in a lottery and her scheming parents who insist on selling it. 
CastAndreea Bosneag, Doru Catanescu, Alexandru G…
LanguageRomanian   CountryRomania/Netherlands…
DISC$18

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Daniel Barber
Sir Michael Caine has described himself as an Everyman. But not every man can match his achievements. In this Mavericks conversation, we’ll get … 
CastMichael Caine
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
MAV$18

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Shalizeh Arefpour
World Premiere A young Iranian girl falls in love with an immigrant student from Afghanistan, causing her family to react with anger. 
CastBaran Kosari, Mehrdad Sedighian, Khosro Shak…
LanguagePersian   CountryIran
CWC$18

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Boris Khlebnikov
Following the whimsical, warm-hearted relationship between two men, Help Gone Mad is a modern-day depiction of the theme of Don Quixote and Sanc… 
CastEugene Syty, Sergey Dreiden, Anna Mikhalkova…
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
CWC$18

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Alain Resnais
From modernist master Alain Resnais comes a romantic adventure based around the simple act of losing a wallet. 
CastSabine Azema, André Dussollier, Anne Consign…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MAST$18

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Raphaël Nadjari
This invigorating exploration of Israeli cinema draws upon numerous clips and engrossing interviews with filmmakers and historians. Part 1 cover… 
CastNaftali Alter, Mohammed Bakri, Haim Bouzaglo…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael/France
CTC$18

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Raphaël Nadjari
In the second of this two-part documentary, filmmakers and scholars explore the development of Israel’s film culture from 1978 to the present. 
CastNaftali Alter, Mohammed Bakri, Haim Bouzaglo…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael/France
CTC$18

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Goran Paskaljevic
Two young married couples take off and travel abroad to the promised lands of better opportunities, but hope collapses when their expectations d… 
CastLazar Ristovski, Petar Bozovic, Mira Banjac
LanguageItalian | Albanian …   CountrySerbia/Albania/Italy…
MAST$18

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Mika Kaurismäki
Family therapist Juhani and business trainer Taula decide to divorce in a civilized manner. Despite these good intentions, things turn ugly and … 
CastHannu-Pekka Björkman, Elina Knihtilä, Antti …
LanguageFinnish   CountryFinland
CWC$18

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Alejandro Fernandez Almendra…
A warm family saga which follows 24 hours in the life of a poverty-stricken provincial family in central Chile. 
CastClemira Aguayo, Alejandra Yanez, Cornelio Vi…
LanguageSpanish   CountryChile
CWC$18

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Luca Guadagnino
Academy Award®-winner Tilda Swinton stars in this drama about the devastating effects of a forbidden passion between a woman who belongs to a ri… 
CastTilda Swinton, Flavio Parenti, Edoardo Gabbr…
LanguageItalian, English   CountryItaly
VIS$18

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György Pálfi
This is a fresh and entertaining improvised film made up of a series of vignettes portraying the many faces of love relationships. Young couples… 
CastIstván Szülek, Gyöngyvér Országh, Kim Corbis…
LanguageHungarian   CountryHungary
CWC$18

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Mike Sandejas
An affecting, sensitive and convincingly drawn teen romance between a rebellious rock girl and a deaf boy who loves to dance. 
CastZoe Sandejas, Romalito Mallari, Robert Sena,…
LanguageTagalog   CountryPhilippines
CWC$18

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Don McKellar
Don McKellar’s Imaginary Lovers is a multi-channel installation that resulted from McKellar’s self-described obsession with the intimate and aut… 
CastBeste Bereket, Gülçin Santýrcýoðlu
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
FUTFree18

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Mark Lewis
Straight from Canada’s Venice Biennale Pavilion this year, Mark Lewis: In a City features the North American premiere of three new filmed artwor… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
FUTFree18

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Raya Martin
Mimicking early silent films, Independencia creates a lush metaphor that plays with cinematic illusions and the cultural and mythical history of… 
CastSid Lucero, Alessandra de Rossi, Tetchie Agb…
LanguageFilipino | Tagalog…   CountryFrance | Philippine…
VIS$18

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Alain Cavalier
Filmmaker Alain Cavalier turns his personal grief of becoming a widower into a first-person subjective documentary that focuses on his diary ent… 
CastAlain Cavalier
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
VIS$18

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Keren Yedaya
In this contemporary Romeo and Juliet story from Tel Aviv’s fabled sister city, a young Jewish woman and her Arab childhood sweetheart grow up s… 
CastDana Ivgy, Moni Moshonov, Ronit Elkabetz, Ma…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael/France/German…
CTC$18

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Henrique Goldman
The tragic true story of Jean Charles de Menezes, the innocent Brazilian shot dead by British police in 2005 at the height of the London terrori… 
CastSelton Mello, Vanessa Giacomo, Luis Miranda,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom/Brazi…
CWC$18

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Ermek Tursunov
A love story among the ragged steppes of ancient Kazakhstan is told in beautiful and poetic images, as a young love struggles to survive in the … 
CastKuandyk Kystykbaev, Erzhan Nurymbet,Turakhan…
LanguageKazakh   CountryKazakhstan
DISC$18

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Peter Berg
Peter Berg presents the world premiere of Kings Ransom, produced for ESPN Film’s 30 for 30 project. The hour-long documentary explores how Wayne… 
CastWayne Gretzky
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$18

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Alex van Warmerdam
Emma is a lady living in high style, surrounded by family members who double as maids and servants. Everyone hopes Emma’s bad health will soon d… 
CastMarlies Heuer, Gene Bervoets, Annet Malherb…
LanguageDutch   CountryNetherlands
CWC$18

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Samuel Maoz
Set in June 1982 during the Israel-Lebanon War, the film follows a young and heroic tank crew that finds itself in a situation that cannot be co… 
CastRaymonde Amsalem, Oshri Cohen, Yoav Donat, M…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
VIS$18

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Hélène Florent
Generally, it’s nice to be light in one’s step. In this visually inventive short, however, it’s causing great existential issues for a man attem… 
CastDenis Trudel, Marie-Josée Bastien, Murielle …
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SCC$18

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Assi Dayan
Gila Almagor stars as the owner of a bar which sees its regulars suffer highs and lows as they come to reflect a microcosm of Tel Aviv. 
CastSharon Alexander, Shmil Ben Ari, Avital Dick…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
CTC$18

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Jessica Hausner
In order to escape her isolation, wheelchair-bound Christine makes a life-changing journey to Lourdes, the iconic site of pilgrimage in the Pyre… 
CastLéa Seydoux, Sylvie Testud, Bruno Todeschini…
LanguageGerman   CountryAustria/Germany
CWC$18

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Katarzyna Roslaniec
When a 14-year-old girl arrives at a new high school, she is typecast as an outsider from the sticks. Survival means working things out with a c… 
CastMagdalena Ciurzynska, Marta Lacka, Daria Dzi…
LanguagePolish   CountryPoland
DISC$18

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Laxmikant Shetgaonkar
A lonely man finds a companion in a mad woman in a dense forest in the Western Ghats of India. When she becomes pregnant, a conflict arises betw… 
CastChitranjan Giri, Veena Jomkar, Prasanthi Tal…
LanguageKonkani   CountryIndia
DISC$18

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Kira Muratova
Two young orphan siblings travel to Moscow in search of their missing father. Scared of being separated and sent to orphanages, they hope to reu… 
CastNatalya Buzko, Georgi Deliyev, Lena Kostyuk,…
LanguageUnknown   CountryUkraine
MAST$18

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Asli Özge
The stories of three men working at the Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul are told by the original characters, in this mosaic depicting real persons … 
CastCemile Ilker, Umut Ilker, Fikret Portakal, M…
LanguageTurkish, English, Ge…   CountryGermany/Turkey/Nethe…
CWC$18

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Felix Van Groeningen
From Belgium comes this rambunctious, vulgar story of a 13-year-old boy growing up in a small village with his father and three uncles, all drun… 
CastJohan Heldenbergh, Wouter Hendrickx, Johan H…
LanguageDutch   CountryBelgium/Holland
VAN$18

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Jaco Van Dormael
Jared Leto stars as Nemo, the world's oldest man. In 2092, humans have achieved immortality, thanks to advances in genetics and at the age of 12… 
CastJared Leto, Sarah Polley, Diane Kruger, Linh…
LanguageEnglish | French   CountryFrance/Germany/Canad…
SP$18

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Dorothée van den Berghe
A young girl witnesses the moral dilemmas of free love when her parents join a squatter community in 1970s Amsterdam. 
CastDéborah François, Matthias Schoenaerts, Mari…
LanguageDutch | French   CountryBelgium
VAN$18

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Granaz Moussavi
Shot underground on location in Tehran, the film tells the story of modern-day Iranian youth struggling for cultural freedom. 
CastMarzieh Vafamehr, Amir Chegini, Asha Mehrabi
LanguageFarsi/Persian, Engli…   CountryAustralia/Iran
DISC$18

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Sarah Watt
One Family. One Year. No Sex. Instead: sports, spending, saving, singing, sickness, storage solutions, spiritual stuff and Santa. 
CastSacha Horler, Matt Day, Jonathan Segat, Port…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
CWC$18

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Rigoberto Perezcano
Andrés reaches the Mexican border to cross into the United States. As he waits between crossing attempts, he discovers the complicated border wo… 
CastHarold Torres, Alicia Laguna, Sonia Couoh, L…
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico/Spain
DISC$18

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Pen-Ek Ratanaruang
A haunting supernatural love affair set in a mysterious forest between a nymph and a couple who have drifted apart. 
CastJayanama Nopachai, Porntip Papanai, Wanida T…
LanguageThai   CountryThailand
VIS$18

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Igor Drljaca
A young boy’s psyche is put to the test as he waits outside for his parents to stop arguing. Shutting out the world on a hot sunny day, he finds… 
CastAndrij Luczkiw, Goran Slavkovic, Andrea Buss…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SCC$18

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Xiaolu Guo
A subjective anatomy of contemporary China in the post-Marxist era, this is a dark, poetic depiction of people from different backgrounds, livin… 
CastUnknown
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
RTR$18

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Candice Breitz
On September 14, Future Projections presents The Origins of Factum, a unique on stage conversation during which South-African born, Berlin-based… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountrySouth Africa
FUT$18

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Mia Hansen-Løve
When a hard-working, independent film producer finds that personal and professional pressures are too much, something has to give – and it does.… 
CastLouis-Do de Lencquesaing, Chiara Caselli, Al…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Germany
CWC$18

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Apichatpong Weerasethakul
Critically acclaimed Thai artist and filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul (Syndromes and a Century) presents Phantoms of Nabua, a single channel … 
CastPhetmongkol Chantawong, Kumgieng Jittamaat …
LanguageThai   CountryThailand
FUTFree18

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Yoav Paz and Doron Paz
This is a sharp, stylish debut feature about a young man hunkering down in his Tel Aviv apartment with a steady diet of TV and internet for comp… 
CastOfer Shechter, Efrat Boimold, Efrat Dor, Tza…
LanguageHebrew | English   CountryIsrael
CTC$18

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Christopher Doyle
With Picture Start, the famous Director of Photography Christopher Doyle (Happy Together) reconsiders how images evolve before the director’s ca… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
FUTFree18

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Tizza Covi and Rainer Frimme…
A small abandoned girl is sheltered by a circus woman in this tale of courage, loss and togetherness. 
CastAsia Crippa, Patrizia Gerardi
LanguageItalian   CountryAustria/Italy
DISC$18

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Sebastián Cordero
Rabia is a romantic thriller about a construction worker on the run for killing his foreman who hides in the mansion where his girlfriend works … 
CastYon González, Fernando Tielve, Concha Velasc…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain/Colombia/Mexic…
CWC$18

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Dyana Gaye
In this sparkling and surprising Senegalese musical, Dyana Gaye turns a shared taxi ride from Dakar to Saint Louis into a confection that could … 
CastAnne Jeanine Barboza, Adja Fall, Umban Gomez…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Senegal
DISC$18

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Detlev Buck
This is an exceptional modern love story in which a young German falls in love with a Cambodian bar girl and stays by her side, even though she … 
CastDavid Kross, Apinya Sakuljaroensuk
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
CWC$18

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Warwick Thornton
Teenagers Samson and Delilah live in an isolated Aboriginal community in the Central Australian desert. Their outsider status draws them closer … 
CastRowan McNamara, Marissa Gibson
LanguageEnglish/Aboriginal   CountryAustralia
DISC$18

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Wisit Sasanatieng, Aditya As…
Directed by four distinctly talented Thai directors, this collection of tales about Bangkok is less a love letter than a funny, touching and sur… 
CastWandia Temthanaporn, Tantai Prasertkul and B…
LanguageThai   CountryThailand
CWC$18

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Jan Hrebejk
This film, freely inspired by stories form Michal Viewegh’s bestseller, Tales of Marriage and Sex, is a wry comedy about sex and marriage and a … 
CastJirí Machácek, Simona Babcáková, Petr Ctvrtn…
LanguageCzech   CountryCzech Republic
CWC$18

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Xiaolu Guo
A rock-`n'-roll odyssey and hybrid of documentary, creative writing, visual poetry and cinema, She, A Chinese follows a young woman on a soul-se… 
CastLu Huang, Wei Yi Bo, Geoffrey Hutchings
LanguageMandarin | English…   CountryUnited Kingdom/Franc…
VAN$18

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Damjan Kozole
A young university student solicits sex clients through newspaper ads, involving her in a hellish adventure. 
CastNina Ivanisin, Peter Musevski, Primoz Pirnat…
LanguageSlovenian | English…   CountrySlovenia | Germany …
CWC$18

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Josh Crook
This gritty and gripping drama explores political intrigue, love, death and the power of memory, set in the Dominican Republic. 
CastManny Perez, Paul Calderon, Juan Fernández
LanguageSpanish   CountryDominican Republic/U…
DISC$18

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Lisa Steele and Kim Tomczak
Speak City delivers a unique glimpse of Toronto through its most omnipresent yet most innocuous markers: street signs. Over a two-year period, S… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
FUTFree18

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Lou Ye
A lyrical and audacious portrait of a doomed gay love triangle that spins out of control, Spring Fever is inspired by prohibited Chinese novels … 
CastChen Si Cheng, Hao Qin, Zhuo Tan, Wu Wei
LanguageMandarin, Cantonese…   CountryChina
VAN$18

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Friðrik Þór Friðriksson
This is a moving, compassionate portrayal of a mother’s desperate quest to understand autism, the perplexing condition that controls her son. By… 
CastMargret Dagmar Ericsdottir
LanguageEnglish   CountryIceland
RTR$18

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Cristian Mungiu, Ioana Maria…
This film presents a series of absurd and ridiculous situations set during the repressive communist era in Romania. 
CastTania Popa, Liliana Mocanu
LanguageRomanian   CountryRomania/France
CWC$18

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João Pedro Rodrigues
In order to forgive and be forgiven for the slights endured over a long life as a transsexual club performer, Tonia devolves her body back into … 
CastAlexander David, Fernando Santos, Gonçalo Fe…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryPortugal/France
VIS$18

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Koji Yakusho
The story of Takuro Yazawa, a day-trader who claims he can earn hundreds of millions of yen in one day, and those around him as they attempt to … 
CastKôji Yakusho, Satomi Kobayashi, Eita
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
DISC$18

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Matias Armand Jordal
The tragic death of a mother causes her family to shatter when they struggle to cope with the loss. 
CastJonathan Espolin, Evy Kasseth Røsten, Fridtj…
LanguageNorwegian   CountryNorway
DISC$18

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Leanne Pooley
Fun, disarming and musically provocative, the Topp Twins are New Zealand’s finest lesbian country-and-western singers and the country’s greatest… 
CastJools Topp, Linda Topp
LanguageEnglish   CountryNew Zealand
RTR$18

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Harmony Korine
Harmony Korine returns to Gummo territory in this handheld video of a loser-gang cult-freak collective who do antisocial things in a nonnarrativ… 
CastCharles Ezell, Chris Gantry, Harmony Korine,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA/United Kingdom
VIS$18

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Samantha Morton
Morton shifts from actor to director in this stark portrait of a young British girl plucked from an abusive family and thrown into the hands of … 
CastMolly Windsor, Lauren Socha, Robert Carlyle,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
DISC$18

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Nicolas Winding Refn
It is 1000 AD. For years, One Eye, a mute warrior of supernatural strength, has been held prisoner by the Norse chieftain Barde. Aided by Are, a… 
CastMads Mikkelsen, Jamie Sives, Gary Lewis, Ale…
LanguageEnglish   CountryDenmark/United Kingd…
SP$18

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Erik Gandini
This penetrating look at the media empire of Italy’s prime minister Silvio Berlosconi reveals how his reality TV shows full of bikini-clad women… 
CastSilvio Berlosconi, Flavio Briatore, Fabio Ca…
LanguageEnglish/Italian   CountrySweden
RTR$18

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Margarethe von Trotta
One of the major auteurs to emerge from the New German Cinema, Margarethe von Trotta returns to the Festival with Vision, a study of the remarka… 
CastBarbara Sukowa, Heino Ferch, Hannah Herzspru…
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
MAST$18

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Cesc Gay
A smart and intriguing film-within-a-film comedy about love and friendship, where the characters travel playfully in and out of one another’s li… 
CastÀgata Roca, Vicenta N'Dongo, Andrés Herrera,…
LanguageCatalan | Spanish …   CountrySpain
CWC$18

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Ted Kotcheff
Wake in Fright developed a reputation as Australia’s lost masterpiece. After an extensive search that lasted years, the original film materials… 
CastDonald Pleasence, Gary Bond
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
DIAL$18

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Tian Zhuangzhuang
The disillusioned general of an ancient Chinese army regiment finds himself stranded in a village populated by a strange clan with mystical conn… 
CastMaggie Q, Jô Odagiri, Chung Hua Tou
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
SP$18

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Klaus Lutz, Heinz Emigholz, …
George Méliès’ playful and eccentric spirit hovers throughout Wavelengths’s opening programme. Klaus Lutz’s Titan (USA), is a charming, artisan… 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountryUSA, Austria/Germany…
WL$18

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Tomonari Nishikawa, Nicky Ha…
In a time of tampered food and farming, an appreciation for nature and its untold mysteries is as strong as ever. Tomonari Nishikawa’s Lumphini… 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountryThailand,United King…
WL$18

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Ben Russell
Let Each One Go Where He May (USA) is the stunning feature debut of celebrated Chicago-based filmmaker Ben Russell. Having its world premiere in… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
WL$18

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Harun Farocki, Lisandro Alon…
Lisandro Alonso (Liverpool, Los Muertos) creates a face-to-face encounter with the wild in the beguiling and enigmatic S/T (Argentina), a moment… 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountryCzech Republic, Arge…
WL$18

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Marina Gioti, Jean-Luc Godar…
Personal expressions of historical and collective memory confront spectres from the past throughout this programme. With The Secret School (Gre… 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountryGreece, Austria, Fra…
WL$18

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Ute Aurand, Friedl vom Gröll…
Wavelengths 2009 concludes on a ruminative note, with art and experience partaking in time’s inevitable passage. Ute Aurand’s Snowing Chestnut … 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountryCanada, Austria, USA…
WL$18

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Michael Haneke
Michael Haneke won the Palme d'Or for best film at this year's Cannes Film Festival for his film set in Protestant Northern Germany on the eve o… 
CastUlrich Tukur, Susanne Lothar, Josef Bierbich…
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany/Austria/Fran…
MAST$18

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Federico Fellini
Featuring a wonderful score by Nino Rota, this charming and farcical romantic comedy by Fellini offers an affectionate and satirical look at rom… 
CastAlberto Sordi, Brunella Bovo
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
DIAL$18

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Ciro Guerra
Ignacio, a former traveling musician, makes one final trip across the country following his wife's death. He is joined by a teenaged fan, and to… 
CastMarciano Martínez, Yull Núñez
LanguageSpanish   CountryColombia/Argentina
CWC$18