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William D. MacGillivray
A feature length documentary about extraordinary Canadian singer songwriter, Ron Hynes... an insightful and entertaining exploration of the crea… 
CastRon Hynes, Joel Hynes
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
RTR$14A

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John Madden
Remake of Israeli film "Ha-Hov" (2007). In 1965, three young Israeli Mossad agents on a secret mission capture and kill a notorious Nazi war cr… 
CastSam Worthington, Helen Mirren, Ciarán Hinds,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Guy Maddin
TIFF Bell Lightbox will be haunted by a series of short film installations that are meant to invoke and appease the ghosts of cinema. Starting … 
CastUnknown
LanguageNo dialogue   CountryCanada
FUTFreePG

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Guy Maddin
TIFF Bell Lightbox will be haunted by a series of short film installations that are meant to invoke and appease the ghosts of cinema. Starting … 
CastUnknown
LanguageNo dialogue   CountryCanada
FUTFreeG

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Achero Mañas
Todo Lo Que Tú Quieras (“Everything You Want”), which is essentially a love story according to its director, aims to confront audiences with pre… 
CastNajwa Nimri, Juan Diego Botto, José Luis Góm…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
CWC$PG

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Milcho Manchevski
A child's friend is accosted by a flasher so she decides to go to the police herself; a film crew sets out to find the old traditions and discov… 
CastAna Stojanovska, Ratka Radmanovic, Salaetin …
LanguageMacedonian   CountryMacedonia
SP$14A

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Pia Marais
A German flight attendant falls into increasingly bizarre adventures when she leaves her husband, quits her job and joins a radical group of ani… 
CastJeanne Balibar, Julia Hummer, Georg Friedric…
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
VAN$14A

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T. Marie
Nathaniel Dorsky is one of the most gifted 16mm filmmakers of our time and was recently voted “The Best Experimental filmmaker of the Decade” by… 
CastVarious
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
WL$PG

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T. Marie
The ocean has always been a mythic source of life, as much as it has a legendary call to death. In the mysterious and melancholic Atlantiques (… 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountrySenegal/France, Aust…
WL$PG

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Javier Mariscal
Cuba, 1948. Chico is a young piano player with big dreams. Rita is a beautiful singer with an extraordinary voice. Music and romantic desire uni… 
CastLimara Meneses, Lenny Mandel, Mario Guerra, …
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
CWC$18

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Catherine Martin
In the film, a violonist is assassinated in her apartment in Montreal. Because she's devastated by the death of Anna, her only daughter, Françoi… 
CastDenis Bernard, Denise Gagnon, Sheila Jaffe, …
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
VIS$14A

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Khalo Matabane
In his follow-up to Conversations on a Sunday Afternoon, Matabane delivers a potent drama about a South African corporate leader whose past as a… 
CastMary Twala, Fana Mokoena, Presley Chweneyaga…
LanguageEnglish, Zulu, Tsots…   CountrySouth Africa
CWC$14A

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Sarah McCarthy
This film follows three children from the slums of Mumbai as they prepare for a once in a lifetime concert. The head of the Bombay Chamber Orche… 
CastJini Dinshaw
LanguageEnglish   CountryIndia
RTR$PG

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Jennifer McCoy
The Soft Rains series consist of miniature robotic film sets that recreate familiar cinema archetypes and genres. For this work, the McCoys cre… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
FUTFreePG

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Kevin McCoy
The Soft Rains series consist of miniature robotic film sets that recreate familiar cinema archetypes and genres. For this work, the McCoys cre… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
FUTFreePG

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Bruce McDonald
Thursday, September 16 at 10pm This is an early film by Bruce McDonald filmed on a tiny budget over a few weeks traveling the wilds in Canada. … 
CastBruce McDonald, Don McKellar, Valerie Buhagi…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
FREEFreePG

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Bruce McDonald
Trigger is the story of two rock n' roll women who once shared a friendship, a band and a whole lot of chaos. Now a dozen years later they meet … 
CastSarah Polley, Molly Parker, Callum Keith Ren…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$$14A

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Darragh McDonald
Animal Control, Kire Paputts Larry is an amateur taxidermist who, as the pick-up man for the local Animal Services, gets all his specimens thro… 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountryCanada
SCC$PG

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Michael McGowan
The Toronto International Film Festival opens September 9 with the world premiere Gala Presentation of Score: A Hockey Musical, written and dire… 
CastOlivia Newton-John, Nelly Furtado, George St…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
GALA$$PG

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Deepa Mehta
Friday, September 17 at 7pm In 1938, Gandhi's party is making inroads in women's rights. Chuyia, a child already married but living with her pa… 
CastLisa Ray, John Abraham, Rishma Malik, Sarala…
LanguageHindi   CountryCanada
FREEFree14A

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Jonas Mekas
Early cinema confronted the spectator like no other art, beckoning a reciprocal engagement and curiosity as both spectacle and document. This pr… 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountryItaly, USA, Austria,…
WL$PG

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Sam Mendes
Wednesday, September 15 at 5:30 pm Lester and Carolyn Burnham are on the outside, a perfect husband and wife, in a perfect house, in a perfect … 
CastKevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Peter Gallaghe…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
FREEFree14A

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Zhang Meng
The film is the story of factory union worker who attempts to build a piano in order to reconnect with his estranged daughter. To fight for cus… 
CastWang Qianyuan, Qin Hailu, Jang Shin-Yeong, …
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
DISC$PG

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Steffen Mennekes
Klatsassin refashions Akira Kurosawa's Rashomon (1950), a tale of murder with a narrative told from four different viewpoints, as a western root… 
CastMichael Eklund, Steffen Mennekes, Yee Jee Ts…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
FUTFreePG

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Yoel Meranda
SEPTEMBER 12 will be presented along with 7 short films: "ascents in february" Yoel Meranda, Turkey [World Premiere] An abstract, impish spot o… 
CastVarious
LanguageTurkish   CountryTurkey
CTC$14A

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Rebecca Meyers
The ocean has always been a mythic source of life, as much as it has a legendary call to death. In the mysterious and melancholic Atlantiques (… 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountrySenegal/France, Aust…
WL$PG

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Jim Mickle
"It’s an apocalyptic vampire Western. It’s told through the eyes of a young boy who is taken under the wing of Nick, who plays a brutal, solitar… 
CastDanielle Harris, Kelly McGillis, Connor Paol…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$18A

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Takashi Miike
A group of assassins come together for a suicide mission to kill an evil lord. Cult director Takeshi Miike delivers a period action film set at… 
CastKôji Yakusho, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Yûsuke Iseya, …
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
MAST$18A

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Terry Miles
There's no place like home. Thank god. A Night for Dying Tigers is a dark, heartfelt and ultimately revealing portrait of a family on the edge o… 
CastJennifer Beals, Kathleen Robertson, Lauren L…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CWC$14A

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Mike Mills
When his 71-year-old father (Christopher Plummer) comes out of the closet, Oliver (Ewan McGregor) must explore the honesty of his own relationsh… 
CastChristopher Plummer, Ewan McGregor, Mélanie …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$PG

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John Cameron Mitchell
Life for a happy couple is turned upside down after their young son dies in an accident. A family navigates the deepest form of loss in John Ca… 
CastNicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart, Sandra Oh, Dia…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Firas Momani
Qu Da Hai De Lu Shang, Tao Gu On May 12, 2008, the largest earthquake in China’s history devastated the Wenchuan region. Director Tao Gu visits… 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountryCanada
SCC$PG

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Chung Mong-Hong
Ten year-old Xiang faces a lonely future after his father dies. Just when he thinks he's going to spend his life in the orphanage, his estranged… 
CastHao Lei, Bi Xiao-Hai
LanguageMandarin   CountryTaiwan
CWC$PG

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Caroline Monnet
Qu Da Hai De Lu Shang, Tao Gu On May 12, 2008, the largest earthquake in China’s history devastated the Wenchuan region. Director Tao Gu visits… 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountryCanada
SCC$PG

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Guillem Morales
The story follows a young woman (played by Belen Rueda) dealing with the slow erosion of her sight while investigating the suicide of her blind … 
CastBelén Rueda, Lluís Homar, Hèctor Claramunt, …
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
SP$14A

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Yasuhiro Morinaga
Akira Kurosawa – director of two films on the Essential 100 list – was unable to shoot the slum scene on the infamous brothel streets of Koganec… 
CastUnknown
LanguageJapanese   CountryMalaysia / Canada / …
FUTFreePG

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Errol Morris
Joyce McKinney, a former Miss Wyoming, who, in the late seventies, abducted Kirk Anderson, a Mormon missionary in England, chained him to a bed … 
CastJoyce McKinney, Kirk Anderson
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$14A

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Koen Mortier
Sam wakes up, gets ready and goes to do his daily job. And then the unexpected happens. A bomb explodes in the center of the shopping mall where… 
CastTitus De Voogdt, Norman Baert, Sam Louwyck, …
LanguageFlemish   CountryBelgium
CWC$14A

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Guy Moshe
A mysterious drifter (Josh Hartnett) and an ardent young Japanese warrior Yoshi (Gackt) both arrive in a town that is terrorized by outrageous a… 
CastJosh Hartnett, Demi Moore, Woody Harrelson, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$18A

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Peter Mullan
Set in 1970s Glasgow, this film tells the story of a shy and intelligent young boy who, through a series of circumstances, turns into a NED – a … 
CastMarianna Palka, David McKay, Douglas Russell…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
CWC$18

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Kornél Mundruczó
Long ago, a young man fathered a child without ever knowing what became of him. Now 17, his son Rudi returns home hoping to reunite with his fam… 
CastKata Wéber, Rudolf Frecska, Lili Monori, Kor…
LanguageHungarian   CountryHungary
CWC$14A

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Djo Tunda Wa Munga
Riva returns home to Kinshasa flush with cash. The town is literally out of gas, and he is sitting on a truckload of it. His first night home, … 
CastPatsha Bay, Manie Malone, Hoji Fortuna, Marl…
LanguageLingala, French   CountryCongo
DISC$14A