41st Toronto International Film Festival®
September 8-18, 2016

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Marc Forster
Set in exotic locations, this unique and visually-driven psychological drama tells the story of a blind woman and her husband, who upon restorat… 
CastBlake Lively, Jason Clarke, Yvonne Strahovsk…
LanguageEnglish   CountryThailand
SP$18A

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Andrea Arnold
Star, an adolescent girl from a troubled home, runs away with a travelling sales crew who drive across the American Midwest selling subscription… 
CastShia LaBeouf, Riley Keogh, and Sasha Lane
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$18A

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Víctor Gaviria
Colombian director Víctor Gaviria melds stark realism with nail-biting thrills in this story about a teenage girl who is kidnapped and forced in… 
CastNatalia Polo, Tito Alexander Gómez, Luis Fer…
LanguageSpanish   CountryColombia
CWS$18A

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Kleber Mendonça Filho
The magnificent Sonia Braga stars in the new film by acclaimed Brazilian director Kleber Mendonça Filho (Neighboring Sounds), about a retired mu… 
CastSônia Braga, Maeve Jinkings, Irhandir Santos…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryBrazil
CWC$18A

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Ana Lily Amirpour
A savage dystopian cannibal fairy tale set in a Texas wasteland where society's rejects are just trying to make ends meat. Ana Lily Amirpour’s … 
CastSuki Waterhouse, Jason Momoa, Giovanni Ribis…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
VAN$18A

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April Mullen
Below Her Mouth is a bold, uninhibited drama that begins with a passionate weekend affair between two women. Dallas, a roofer, and Jasmine, a fa… 
CastErika Linder, Natalie Krill, Sebastian Pigot…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$18A

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Anocha Suwichakornpong
The delicately poetic second feature by Thai director Anocha Suwichakornpong weaves together multiple stories and characters to create a portrai… 
CastArak Amornsupasiri, Atchara Suwan, Visra Vic…
LanguageThai   CountryThailand
WL$18A

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Thomas Vinterberg
Danish auteur Thomas Vinterberg’s new film focuses on a middle-aged professional couple in 1970s Denmark who decide to experiment with communal … 
CastTrine Dyrholm, Ulrich Thomsen, and Helene Re…
LanguageDanish   CountryDenmark
SP$18A

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Paul Schrader
Carved from a lifetime of experience that runs the gamut from incarceration to liberation, Dog Eat Dog is the story of three men who are all out… 
CastNicolas Cage, Willem Dafoe, Louisa Krause
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$18A

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Ben Wheatley
Set in Boston in 1978, a meeting in a deserted warehouse between two gangs turns into a shootout and a game of survival. [Midnight Madness Open… 
CastBrie Larson, Armie Hammer, Cillian Murphy, S…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
MM$$18A

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

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Mong-Hong CHUNG
A Taiwanese drug mule has his foolproof smuggling method thrown out of whack when he catches a ride with the wrong cab driver, in this highly en… 
CastMichael HUI, Na DOW, Leon DAI, TOU Chung-Hua…
LanguageMandarin   CountryTaiwan
VAN$18A

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

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Chan-wook Park
A crook-turned-servant falls for the vulnerable heiress she had originally schemed to swindle, in this audacious, visually sumptuous, and highly… 
CastJung-woo Ha, Min-hee Kim, Tae Ri Kim, Jin-wo…
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
SP$18A

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Kimo Stamboel, Timo Tjahjant…
Uwais plays a young man who washes ashore, an amnesiac with a serious head injury whose past comes back to haunt him shortly after being nursed … 
CastJulie Estelle, David Hendrawan, Chelsea Isla…
LanguageIndonesian   CountryIndonesia
MM$18A

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Maysaloun Hamoud
In Between is a portrait of three Arab Israeli women, living and loving in Tel Aviv. It captures their complex daily duality, caught between hom… 
CastMouna Hawa, Sana Jammelieh, Shaden Kanboura,…
LanguageArabic, Hebrew   CountryIsrael
CWS$18A

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

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Dain Iskandar Said
A shell-shocked forensics photographer is drawn into a supernatural murder mystery that reveals Kuala Lampur’s underworld of ancient magic and s… 
CastShaheizy Sam , Nicholas Saputra, Prisia Nasu…
LanguageMalay   CountryMalaysia
VAN$18A

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

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

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William Oldroyd
Rural England, 1865. Katherine is stifled by her loveless marriage to a bitter man twice her age and his cold, unforgiving family. When she emba… 
CastFlorence Pugh, Cosmo Jarvis, Paul Hilton, Na…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
PLAT$18A

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

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Dilip Mehta
Growing up in small-town Sarnia as the daughter of strict Sikh parents, no one anticipated Sunny Leone’s remarkable transformation into an adult… 
CastSunny Leone, Daniel Weber
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DOC$18A

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Anne Émond
A film inspired by the life and work of Nelly Arcan. Nelly is a portrait of a fragmented woman, lost between irreconcilable identities: writer, … 
CastMylène MacKay, Mylia Corbeil-Gavreau, Mickaë…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
VAN$18A

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Pablo Larraín
Pablo Larraín weaves an engrossing metafictional fable around the 1948 manhunt for celebrated poet and politician Pablo Neruda, who goes undergr… 
CastGael García Bernal, Alfredo Castro, Luis Gne…
LanguageSpanish   CountryChile/Argentina/Spai…
SP$18A

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Sang-il Lee
A grisly unsolved murder links three seemingly unrelated stories in three different Japanese cities, in this arresting ensemble thriller from di… 
CastKen Watanabe, Mirai Moriyama, Kenichi Matsuy…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
SP$$18A

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Julia Ducournau
When a young vegetarian undergoes a carnivorous hazing ritual at vet school, an unbidden taste for meat begins to grow in her. 
CastGarance Marillier, Ella Rumpf, Rabah Nait Ou…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Belgium
MM$18A

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Mathieu Denis and Simon Lavo…
Klas Batalo, Giutizia, Tumulto, and Ordine Nuovo, four twenty-somethings from Québec, reject the world in which they live. Three years after the… 
CastCharlotte Aubin, Laurent Bélanger, Emmanuell…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
PLAT$18A

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Andreas Dalsgaard, Obaidah …
A Syrian radio DJ documents the experiences of herself and her friends as their dreams of hope and liberation in the wake of the 2011 Arab Sprin… 
CastUnknown
LanguageArabic   CountrySyria
DOC$18A

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