42nd Toronto International Film Festival®
September 7-17, 2017

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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 …   CountryAlbania
MAST$18

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Rachid Bouchareb
This intimate drama tells the story of two people, a Muslim man and a Christian woman, who are immediately affected by the July 2005 London bomb… 
CastBrenda Blethyn, Sotigui Kouyate, Roschdy Zem…
LanguageEnglish, French, Ara…   CountryAlgeria
SP$PG

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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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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   CountryArgentina
DISC$18

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Juan José Campanella
Benjamín Chaparro, a secretary of a court in Buenos Aires, is about to retire and decides to write a novel based on a case that deeply affected … 
CastRicardo Darín, Guillermo Francella, Soledad …
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
SP$14A

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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   CountryArgentina
WL$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   CountryArgentina
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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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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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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Scott Hicks
Based on the memoir by Simon Carr, Scott Hicks (Shine) directs The Boys Are Back, inspired by the poignant, comic and uplifting true story of a … 
CastClive Owen, Laura Fraser, Emma Booth, Nichol…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
SP$PG

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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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Jane Campion
A drama based on the secret love affair between 23-year-old English poet John Keats (Ben Whishaw) and the girl next door, Fanny Brawne (Abbie Co… 
CastAbbie Cornish, Ben Whishaw, Paul Schneider, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
SP$14A

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Michael Spierig, Peter Spier…
Sci-fi horror about a future populated by vampires where humans are the minority. 
CastEthan Hawke, Willem Dafoe, Claudia Karvan, S…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
MM$14A

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Glendyn Ivin
A desperate father and his 10-year-old son flee into the wilderness of the desert and the human heart, battling the elements, the past and each … 
CastHugo Weaving, John Brumpton, Tom Russell, An…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
DISC$14A

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Sean Byrne
A troubled teen's prom dreams are shattered by a series of painful events that take place under the mirrored disco ball, involving syringes, nai… 
CastXavier Samuel, Robin McLeavy, John Brumpton…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
MM$14A

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Bruce Beresford
Adapted from his internationally best-selling memoir, the film tells the true story of Li Cunxin, a Chinese-trained ballet dancer. Plucked from … 
CastBruce Greenwood, Kyle MacLachlan, Joan Chen,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
SP$PG

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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
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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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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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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Violeta Ayala, Dan Fallshaw
Filmmakers Fallshaw and Ayala's journey of discovery among Saharawi refugees turns into a political thriller. 
CastUnknown
LanguageHassanya | Spanish …   CountryAustralia
RTR$PG

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Jane Campion
A strikingly original and darkly comic work that centres on a dysfunctional pair of contrasting sisters. Using unusual colour, framing, angles a… 
CastGeneviève Lemon, Karen Colston
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
DIAL$14A

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Claire McCarthy
An outwardly happy Australian couple (Radha Mitchell, Joel Edgerton) journey to Kolkata, India to collect their adopted baby, but on arrival fin… 
CastRadha Mitchell, Joel Edgerton, Isabel Lucas,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
SP$PG

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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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Carlos Saura
Venice 1763 – writer Lorenzo da Ponte is leading a pleasure-seeking life. He was originally a priest but his numerous affairs force him to be ex… 
CastLorenzo Balducci, Lino Guanciale, Emilia Ver…
LanguageGerman | Italian   CountryAustria
GALA$$14A

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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
CWC$18

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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
DISC$18

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Nick Stringer
Canadian Premiere Join a logger heard turtle on an extraordinary journey through the fascinating underwater world and witness how changes in the… 
CastHannelore Elsner, Miranda Richardson
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustria
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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   CountryAustria
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   CountryAustria
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   CountryAustria
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   CountryAustria
MAST$18

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Shirin Neshat, Shoja Azari
Shirin Neshat’s first feature-length film is based on a magic-realist novel written by Iranian author Sharnush Parsipur. The narrative interweav… 
CastNavíd Akhavan, Bijan Daneshmand, Shabnam Tol…
LanguagePersian   CountryAustria
SP$14A