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

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Senegal


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Mathieu Kleyebe Abonnenc, Yt…
Inspired by the 1930s Dakar-Djibouti mission — the ambitious French ethnographic expedition — the first narrative feature by French artist and f… 
CastBetty Tchomanga, Rachel Kahn, Eriq Ebouaney
LanguageArabic, English, Fre…   CountrySenegal
WL$PG

Singapore


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Eric Khoo
The sensitive and sensual new film from Singaporean director Eric Khoo draws together several narratives spanning several decades, all of them t… 
CastChoi Woo Shik, Kim Khobbi, Koh Boon Pin, Dan…
LanguageEnglish, Malay, Kore…   CountrySingapore
CWC$18A

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David Bryant, Trevor Mack, M…
From a rookie cop in the Australian Outback to a troubled family in Chile, this programme features a cast of characters who find themselves (com… 
CastElias Louie, Trinity Stump, Quelemia Sparrow…
LanguageEnglish, Tsilhqot’in…   CountrySingapore
SC$14A

Slovakia


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Marko Skop
A fallen movie star fights hard to stay sober and make amends with her estranged son, in this compassionate feature debut from Slovakian directo… 
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LanguageSlovak   CountrySlovakia
DISC$14A

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This subtle fusion of documentary and fiction follows a young Roma boxer as he embarks on a tragicomic return to the ring in order to pay for … 
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LanguageSlovak   CountrySlovakia
CWC$14A

South Africa


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Charlie Vundla
 
CastCharlie Vundla, Terry Pheto, Louis Roux
LanguageEnglish, Zulu   CountrySouth Africa
CWC$18A

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Oliver Hermanus
A fierce crime drama set against an unforgiving landscape, The Endless River is a story about morality, love, revenge and forgiveness. A young … 
CastNicolas Duvauchelle, Crystal-Donna Roberts, …
LanguageEnglish   CountrySouth Africa
CWC$18A

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Jihan El-Tahri
Filmmaker Jihan El-Tahri explores the history of Gamal Abdel Nasser, the revolutionary army officer whose decade-long reign as president of Egyp… 
CastGamal Abdel Nasser
LanguageArabic, English   CountrySouth Africa
DOC$PG

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Zamo Mkhwanazi, Bahar Nooriz…
The characters in these arresting and evocative shorts face many challenges — some easier than others. THE CALL, Directed by Zamo Mkhwanazi, So… 
CastFana Mokoena, MoMo Matsunyane, Ronnie Nyakal…
LanguageZulu, English, Farsi…   CountrySouth Africa
SC$14A

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Ben Rivers, Shai Heredia and…
Subjective experience is channeled through artistic collaborations in this programme, which offers YOLO-infused reflections on identity and cont… 
CastVarious
LanguageEnglish, Farsi, Poli…   CountrySouth Africa
WL$PG

South Korea


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Kwon Oh-kwang
A hapless mutant fish-man becomes a national celebrity, in this hilarious satire from South Korean director Kwon Oh-kwang. Young and unemployed… 
CastKwang-soo Lee, Chun-hee Lee, Bo-young Park
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
VAN$14A

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Hong Sang-soo
The delightful new film from Festival favourite Hong Sang-soo (In Another Country) presents two variations on a potentially fateful romantic enc… 
CastJaeyoung Jung, Minhee Kim
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
MAST$14A

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Seung-wan Ryoo
A tough cop targets the tyrannical heir to a mega-corporation in this hard-hitting thriller from South Korean cult auteur Ryoo Seung-wan (Crying… 
CastJeong-min Hwang, Ah In Yoo, Hae-jin Yoo, Dal…
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
VAN$14A

Spain


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Federico Veiroj
A young man finds himself navigating the baffling, labyrinthine bureaucracy of the Catholic Church when he attempts to formally renounce his fai… 
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LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
CWC$18A

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Pablo Trapero
The new film from Argentine auteur Pablo Trapero (Crane World, White Elephant) recounts the astonishing true story of a seemingly normal middle-… 
CastGuillermo Francella, Peter Lanzani
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
PLAT$14A

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LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
WL$14A

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Julio Medem
This is the story of Magda. Confronted with tragedy, she reacts with a surge of life that flows inside of her, from the imaginable to the unimag… 
Cast
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
SP$PG

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Salvador del Solar
An aged Peruvian taxi driver, formerly an aide to a feared military officer in the bloodiest days of government repression during the Shining Pa… 
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LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
CWC$14A

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LanguageSpanish, Portuguese,…   CountrySpain
WL$14A

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The backstage preparations for a New Year’s Eve TV spectacular become a flashpoint for comic mayhem, in the audaciously inventive ensemble comed… 
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LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
VAN$14A

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CastGabriela Paterito, Cristina Calderon, Martin…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
MAST$14A

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Hiwot Admasu Getaneh, Kevin …
While some of the unforgettable outsiders in this programme of seven riveting shorts crave acceptance, others find the courage to defy society’s… 
CastSelam Fikadu, Berite Eshetu, Surafel Tsegaye…
LanguageAmharic, Anishinaabe…   CountrySpain
SC$14A

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Cesc Gay
A humourous and honest portrait of the courage it takes to accept that death is just another part of life. After being diagnosed with terminal … 
Cast
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
CWC$14A

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Philippe Garrel, Friedl vom …
Is now a time for outrage? This programme of political statements and personal inquiries breathes new life into the politics of the image. Actu… 
CastVarious
LanguageFrench, English, Spa…   CountrySpain
WL$14A

Sweden


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Alexandra-Therese Keining
Three outcast teenage girls get a new perspective on high-school life when they are mysteriously transformed into boys, in this skillfully craft… 
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LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
CWC$14A

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A young girl living under the heel of her tyrannical religious zealot father in the depths of the Swedish forests finds strength in the memory o… 
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LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
CWC$14A

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Magnus von Horn
When John returns home to his father after serving time in prison, he is looking forward to starting his life afresh. However in the local commu… 
CastUlrik Munther, Loa Ek, Mats Blomgren, Wiesla…
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
DISC$14A

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Sanna Lenken
Just as Stella enters the exciting world of adolescence, she discovers that her big sister and role model Katja is hiding an eating disorder. Th… 
CastRebecka Josephson, Amy Deasismont, Annika Ha…
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
KIDYouthPG

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Joost van Ginkel
This dexterous tale of survival from director Joost van Ginkel traces the intersecting stories of six immigrants from very different backgrounds… 
CastAnjela Nedyalkova, Boris Isakovic, Magnus Kr…
LanguageFrench, Bosnian, Swe…   CountrySweden
DISC$14A

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Kent Monkman, Chelsea McMull…
These otherworldly shorts take you to places you’ve never been as you descend to the watery Arctic depths, travel between dimensions, and go run… 
CastKent Monkman, Quinton Neufeldt, Gillian Edwa…
LanguageEnglish, Swedish   CountrySweden
SC$14A

Switzerland


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Guillaume Senez
Two love-struck teens grow up fast in the wake of an unexpected pregnancy, in this gently realistic debut feature from Belgian director Guillaum… 
CastKacey Mottet Klein, Galatea Bellugi, Catheri…
LanguageFrench   CountrySwitzerland
DISC$14A