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Mohammad Rasoulof
This is a story of a young lawyer in Tehran and her pursuit of a visa to leave the country. 
CastLeila Zare, Hassan Pourshirazi, Behname Tash…
LanguageFarsi   CountryIran
CWC$14A

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Lav Diaz
A grand meditation on the roles of the artist, Filipino director Lav Diaz's Century of Birthing tells two seemingly unrelated tales: one focusin… 
CastAngel Aquino, Joel Torre, Perry Dizon, Hazel…
LanguageFilipino   CountryPhilippines
VIS$PG

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Joseph Israel Laban
Based on a true story, Cuchera examines the grim fate of Filipino drug mules, drug couriers and their recruiters. It follows Isabel, a veteran d… 
CastMaria Isabel Lopez, Simon Ibarra, Sue Prado,…
LanguageFilipino   CountryPhilippines
DISC$18A

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Adolfo Alix Jr.
A couple, Lina and Miguel, move into a dumpsite in Catmon, Malabon. As they adjust to their new abode and surroundings, Lina’s longing to have … 
CastCherry Pie Picache, Bembol Roco, Anita Lind…
LanguageFilipino   CountryPhilippines
VIS$14A

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Zaida Bergroth
The Good Son is an unsettling, modern-domestic tragedy about the small gap between childhood and adulthood. After a scandalous premiere, an actr… 
CastSamuli Niittymäki, Elina Knihtilä, Eero Aho,…
LanguageFinnish   CountryFinland
DISC$18A

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Aki Kaurismäki
Marcel Marx, a former author and a well-known Bohemian, has retreated into a voluntary exile in the port city of Le Havre, where he feels he has… 
CastAndré Wilms, Kati Outinen and Jean-Pierre Da…
LanguageFinnish   CountryFinland | France | G…
MAST$14A

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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   CountryFrance/Belgium
MAST$14A

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Ridha Béhi
The contentment of community turns upside down as an American film crew invades its serenity. Seduction, greed, and betrayal devastates them all… 
CastSouhir Ben Amara, Christian Erickson, Anis R…
LanguageFrench   CountryTunisia
CWC$14A

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Michel Hazanavicius
Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks… 
CastJean Dujardin, Malcolm MacDowell, John Goodm…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Christophe Honoré
From Paris in the 1960s to London’s modern days, Madeleine and her daughter Vera waltz in and out of the lives of the men they love. But love ca… 
CastChiara Mastroianni, Catherine Deneuve, Ludiv…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
GALA$$18A

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Cédric Kahn
Yann (Guillaume Canet) trained as a chef and walks with a chef’s swagger. It’s as easy for him to boast about his future plans as it is to pick … 
CastGuillaume Canet, Leila Bekhti
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Jean-Marc Vallée
Café de Flore is first and foremost an epic love story between a man and woman. And between a mother and her son. Two people from two different … 
CastVanessa Paradis, Kevin Parent, Hélène Floren…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SP$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   CountryFrance | Luxembourg …
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   CountryFrance/Germany/Belgi…
SP$14A

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Frederick Wiseman
Uncovering the sexiest cabaret in the world, this film follows the reopening of Paris' infamous remodelled Crazy Horse. The film follows the reh… 
CastZula, Daniella, Leslie
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
RTR$18A

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Rithy Panh
Between 1975 and 1979, the Khmer Rouge regime caused the death of some 1.8 million people, representing one-quarter of the population of Cambodi… 
CastKaing Guek Eav
LanguageFrench   CountryCambodia, France
RTR$14A

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Malgorzata Szumowska
Anne (Juliette Binoche), a well-off, Paris-based mother of two and investigative journalist for ELLE, is writing an article about student prosti… 
CastJuliette Binoche, Anaïs Demoustier and Joann…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance | Poland
SP$R

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Gianni Amelio
An adaptation of Albert Camus’ autobiographical last novel. Part childhood memoir, part epic narrative of Camus’ beloved Algeria and its struggl… 
CastMaya Sansa, Jacques Gamblin, Régis Romele, C…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Algeria
SP$14A

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Ismaël Ferroukhi
Set in German-occupied Paris in 1942, Younes, an Algerian black marketer, is arrested by the police and agrees to spy on a Parisian mosque suspe… 
CastTahar Rahim, Michael Lonsdale, Mahmoud Shala…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance, Algeria
CWC$14A

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Mia Hansen-Løve
It’s Spring 1999 and Camille, 15, and Sullivan, 19, love each other passionately. Following the progression of this young, first love, the affai… 
CastLola Créton, Sebastian Urzendowsky, Magne Br…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$14A

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Vincent Garenq
This true story documents the Outreau case. In 2011, Alain Marécaux and his wife were arrested, along with twelve other people, for horrible act… 
CastPhilippe Torreton, Wladimir Yordanoff, Noémi…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$14A

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Nanni Moretti
The great Italian comic filmmaker, Nanni Moretti turns his satirical eye on the nomination of a new Pope. When the man is chosen he freezes at t… 
CastMichel Piccoli, Nanni Moretti, Jerzy Stuhr, …
LanguageFrench   CountryItaly / France
SP$14A

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Rémi Bezancon
Celebrated French director Rémi Bezançon’s incisive, yet tender and humorous, third feature follows a young couple whose carefree lifestyle is i… 
CastLouise Bourgoin, Pio Marmaï and Josiane Bala…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
GALA$$14A

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Aki Kaurismäki
Marcel Marx, a former author and a well-known Bohemian, has retreated into a voluntary exile in the port city of Le Havre, where he feels he has… 
CastAndré Wilms, Kati Outinen and Jean-Pierre Da…
LanguageFrench   CountryFinland | France | G…
MAST$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…
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium
CWC$14A

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Bertrand Bonello
The dawn of the XXth century: A brothel in Paris is living its last days. The women live in a state of collective intimacy and fear, baited and… 
CastNoémie Lvovsky, Hafsia Herzi, Jasmine Trinca…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
VIS$18A

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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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Frédéric Louf
Set against the backdrop of the 1981 presidential elections, Primo, a middle-class youngster, falls in love with Gabrielle, a Parisian upper cla… 
CastPierre Niney, Audrey Bastien, Lou de Laage, …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
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   CountryFrance?Belgium
MAST$PG

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Michale Boganim
April 26, 1986: Anya and Piotr are celebrating their marriage when an accident occurs at the Chernobyl power station. As a fireman, Piotr leaves… 
CastOlga Kurylenko, Illya Iosivof, Andrzej Chyra…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance, Ukraine
CWC$14A

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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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Julien Maury, Alexandre Bust…
The directors of 2007’s Midnight Madness hit A L’Interieur (Inside) return with a twisted gothic nightmare. A young woman and her friends break … 
CastBéatrice Dalle, Catherine Jacob, Jérémy Kapo…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MM$18A

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Ye Lou
Hua, a young teacher from Beijing, is a recent arrival in Paris. Exiled in an unknown city, she wanders between her tiny apartment and the unive… 
CastTahar Rahim, Lika Minamoto, Corinne Yam, Jal…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
VAN$18A

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Nicolas Klotz, Elisabeth Per…
After making love, the youngsters slipped happily into dreamland… but when they opened their eyes the world appeared joyless, and stomach-wrench… 
CastArash Naimian, Camille Rutherford, Michaël …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$18A

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Philippe Falardeau
Bachir Lazhar, an Algerian immigrant, is hired to replace an elementary school teacher who died tragically. While the class goes through a long … 
CastFellag, Sophie Nelisse, Emilien Neron, Danie…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SP$PG

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Bibo Bergeron
A 3D-animated movie set in Paris in the year 1910 and centered on a monster who lives in a garden and his love for a beautiful, young singer. Pa… 
CastVanessa Paradis, Sean Lennon, Catherine O'Ha…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
KIDYouthPG

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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   CountryFrance/Belgium
SP$18A

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Anne Émond
Clara and Nikolaï meet at a rave. They return to Nicolaï’s apartment and make love. Afterwards, instead of parting, the two lovers divulge their… 
CastCatherine De Léan, Dimitri Storoge.
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
CF$18A

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Roschdy Zem
What if you woke up one day and found the police at your door? What if they told you that the woman you had always thought of as a mother was mu… 
CastSami Bouajila, Denis Podalydès, Maurice Béni…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$14A

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Bruno Dumont
By the Channel, along the Côte d’Opale, near a hamlet with river and marshland lives a strange guy who struggles along, poaches, prays and build… 
CastDavid Dewaele, Alexandra Lematre, Aurore Bro…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MAST$14A

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Wim Wenders
How to capture the essence of Pina Bausch, the queen of German dance theatre? How to film dance? How to do justice to Bausch's unique look at th… 
CastPina Bausch, Regina Advento, Malou Airaudo, …
LanguageFrench   CountryGermany | France
MAST$G

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Mathieu Kassovitz
April 1988, Ouvea island, New Caledonia, a French colony. Thirty policemen are kidnapped by locals fighting for their independence. Three hundre… 
CastMathieu Kassovitz, Iabe Lapacas, Malik Zidi,…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Ivan Grbovic
Romeo Eleven is the intimate portrait of a shy young man looking for love in all the wrong places. A path of lies slowly catches up to him befor… 
CastAli Ammar, Joseph Bou Nassar, Sanda Bourenan…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
CF$PG

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Jeanne Leblanc, Hugh Dillon,…
Screening as part of SCC: Programme 1: One Night With You - A fat young man's lustful fantasies are crushed by his insecure and immature realit… 
CastGuillaume Cyr, Julie de Lafreniere, Mikhail …
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Matthew Rankin, Ian Lagarde,…
Screening as part of SCC: Programme 2: Tabula Rasa - A surrealist tale of loss and longing finds forlorn Fernand succumbing to the rising flood… 
CastMartin Dubreuil, Sarah Gravel, Marie-Ginette…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Mike Maryniuk, John Scoles, …
Screening as part of SCC: Programme 3: The Yodeling Farmer - Stu Clayton of Manitou, Manitoba is the yodelling farmer, portrayed with humour an… 
CastStew Clayton, Darryl Nepinak, Errol Sitahal,…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Sophie Goyette, Mathieu Trem…
Screening as part of SCC: Programme 4: Mandeep - Mandeep lives with Tourette's syndrome and other behavioral disorders that make everyday tasks… 
CastÉliane Préfontaine, Hubert Lemire, Antoine D…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Cory Bowles, Yoakim Bélang…
Screening as part of SCC: Programme 5: If I Can Fly - A stunning dance piece featuring a naked, solitary man through a visceral introspection i… 
CastGary Levert, Sandi Ross, John Beale, Tara Le…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Frédéric Jardin
During a routine mission, Vincent, a 30 years old cop, steals a bag full of cocaine from drug dealers. When Vincent come back home, he realizes … 
CastEdouard Baer, Joey Starr, Saïd Taghmaoui, Ju…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MM$14A

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Robert Guédiguian
Despite losing his job, Michel lives happily with Marie-Claire. They have been in love for over thirty years. Their conscience is as clear as th… 
CastAriane Ascaride, Jean-Pierre Darroussin Géra…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MAST$14A

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Ken Scott
Just when David Wosniak (Patrick Huard) decides to finally take control of his life, this eternal 42-year-old teenager discovers that he's the b… 
CastPatrick Huard, Antoine Bertrand, Julie le Br…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
GALA$$14A

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Philippe Garrel
A couple living together in Paris – he’s a painter, she’s a film actress – befriends a couple of film extras who fall in love with each other. A… 
CastMonica Bellucci, Louis Garrel, Céline Sallet…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$18A

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Emmanuelle Millet
When a young teenager becomes pregnant, she goes into denial. Too late to have an abortion, she is determined to give the child up for adoption … 
CastChrista Théret, Johan Libéreau, Anne Le Ny, …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
DISC$14A

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Guy Édoin
On a dairy farm in the Eastern Townships, in the middle of a drought, an accident will disrupt the life of the Santerre family. Forced to band t… 
CastPascale Bussières, Luc Picard, François Papi…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
CF$14A

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Pawel Pawlikowski
A college lecturer flees to Paris after a scandal costs him his job. In the City of Lights, he meets a widow who might be involved in a series o… 
CastKristin Scott Thomas, Ethan Hawke, Joanna Ku…
LanguageFrench   CountryUnited Kingdom, Fran…
SP$$14A