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48th Toronto International Film Festival®
September 7-17, 2023

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Belgium


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Chantal Akerman
Somewhere in South-East Asia, in a little lost village on a wide and turbulent river, a European man clings to his pipe dreams out of love for h… 
CastStanislas Merhar, Marc Barbé, Aurora Marion,…
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium
MAST$14A

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Jean-Baptiste Léonetti
Philip and Mary, two teenagers whose parents were crushed by the system, are placed in an orphanage with frightening education methods. Twenty y… 
CastSami Bouajila, Julie Gayet, Jean-Pierre Andr…
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium
VAN$14A

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Vincent Paronnaud, Marjane S…
Nasser-Ali, a talented musician, meets his beloved, Irane, in the streets. But she doesn't recognize him. Following this encounter we find that … 
CastIsabella Rossellini, Mathieu Amalric, Edoua…
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium
SP$14A

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Kaat Beels
Six lives, 24 hours, and a hotel in the middle of a heat wave. Anna and Hendrik have it all: a great son, a good job, a lovely house… But the w… 
CastGeert Van Rampelberg, Viviane De Muynck, Sar…
LanguageDutch, French   CountryBelgium
CWC$14A

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Nicolas Provost
Amadou, a strong and charismatic African man, is washed up on a beach in southern Europe. Fate leads him to Brussels where he tries to make a be… 
CastIssaka Sawadogo, Stefania Rocca, Serge Riabo…
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium
DISC$14A

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Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Da…
Cyril, almost 12, has only one plan: to find the father who temporarily left him in a children's home. By chance, he meets Samantha who runs a … 
CastCecile de France, Thomas Doret, Jeremie Reni…
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium
MAST$PG

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John Shank
Somewhere on an isolated mountainous plain, Johann has taken over his father’s farm, devoting all his time and energy to his work. Surrounded by… 
CastVincent Rottiers, Anaïs Demoustier, Florence…
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium
CWC$14A

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Anne Fontaine
Agathe doesn’t realize to what extent her life is going to be turned upside down when she takes in Tony, the best friend of her son Adrien. Tony… 
CastIsabelle Huppert, Benoît Poelvoorde, André D…
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium
SP$18A

Bosnia


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Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Life in a small town is akin to journeying in the middle of the steppes: the sense that "something new and different" will spring up behind ever… 
CastMuhammet Uzuner, Yilmaz Erdogan,Taner Birsel…
LanguageTurkish   CountryBosnia
MAST$PG

Brazil


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José Henrique Fonseca
A biography of the tragic life of one of Brazil's greatest soccer players, Heleno de Freitas. This film is a non-chronological and in-depth ac… 
CastRodrigo Santoro, Alinne Moraes, Angie Cepeda
LanguagePortuguese   CountryBrazil
CWC$14A

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Julia Murat
In Brazil’s Paraiba Valley, dotted with abandoned estates, ghost towns and vestiges of a short-lived coffee boom, lies the fictitious village of… 
CastSonia Guedes, Lisa Favero, Luiz Serra, Ricar…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryBrazil
DISC$14A

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Karim Ainouz
Follows a woman wandering around Rio de Janeiro after her husband leaves her. A phone message from her husband propels Violeta into the streets… 
CastCamila Amado, Luisa Arraes, Milton Gonçalves…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryBrazil
CWC$18A

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Helvecio Marins Jr., Clariss…
At 81, Bastu still loves a good party and dancing until dawn with her friends. When her husband dies, she is suddenly forced to rethink her life… 
CastMaria Sebastiana Martins Álvaro, Maria da Co…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryBrazil
VIS$PG

Bulgaria


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Andrey Paounov
irector Andrey Paounov (The Mosquito Problem and Other Stories) explores the strange history of Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha who became Bulgaria’s t… 
CastSimeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
LanguageBulgarian   CountryBulgaria
RTR$PG