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Christian Carion
In 1981 Moscow, a KGB colonel, disgusted with what Soviet policy has become, decides to break with the system. With the help of a French enginee… 
CastGuillaume Canet, Anna Maria Lara, Willem Daf…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$PG

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Giuseppe Tornatore
From the acclaimed director of Cinema Paradiso comes an epic saga of life and death, love and hatred in a vibrant Sicilian town in the first hal… 
CastFrancesco Scianna, Margareth Madè, Monica Be…
LanguageItalian | Sicilian…   CountryItaly
SP$PG

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Werner Herzog
Terence McDonagh (Nicolas Cage), a homicide detective with the New Orleans Police Department, is promoted to Lieutenant after he saves a prisone… 
CastNicolas Cage, Val Kilmer, Eva Mendes, Xzibit
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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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/United Kin…
SP$PG

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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   CountryUnited Kingdom/Austr…
SP$14A

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Pedro Almodóvar
Harry Caine, a blind writer, reaches a point when he has to heal his wounds from 14 years ago, when he was still known by his real name, Mateo B… 
CastPenélope Cruz, Lluís Homar, Blanca Portillo,…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
SP$14A

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Ruba Nadda
World Premiere Juliette (Patricia Clarkson), a magazine editor, arrives in Cairo to meet her husband Mark (Tom McCamus), a UN official in Gaza. … 
CastPatricia Clarkson, Tom McCamus, Alexander Si…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada/Ireland
SP$14A

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Michael Moore
On the 20-year anniversary of his groundbreaking masterpiece Roger & Me, Michael Moore’s Capitalism: A Love Story comes home to the issue he’s b… 
CastMichael Moore
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Lu Chuan
From acclaimed director Lu Chuan comes a devastating and controversial epic film based on the most atrocious holocaust in Chinese history, the N… 
CastLiu Ye, Gao Yuanyuan, Hideo Nakaizumi
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina/Hong Kong
SP$14A

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Jordan Scott
In an austere and remote girls’ boarding school, the most elite clique of girls are the illustrious members of the school’s diving team. As they… 
CastEva Green, Juno Temple, María Valverde
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland/United Kingd…
SP$14A

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Peter Stebbings
Reality intersects with delusion in the mind of Arthur Poppington (Woody Harrelson), a regular man who adopts a superhero persona known as Defen… 
CastWoody Harrelson, Kat Dennings, Elias Koteas,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Arnaud Larrieu and Jean-Mari…
A global apocalypse is about to destroy all mankind. In a final quest, Robinson (Mathieu Amalric) sets out on a journey from France to Spain, se… 
CastMathieu Amalric, Catherine Frot, Karin Viard…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Spain/Taiwan…
SP$14A

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Lone Scherfig
A coming-of-age story about a teenaged girl in 1960s suburban London and how her life changes with the arrival of a playboy nearly twice her age… 
CastPeter Sarsgaard, Carey Mulligan, Emma Thomps…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$PG

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Bruce Sweeney
Writer-director Bruce Sweeney returns with a romantic comedy about a man who may have just met the woman of his dreams, but their romance is com… 
CastCam Cronin, Laara Sadiq, Gabrielle Rose, Pau…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Renato De Maria
Set during a turbulent period in 1970-80s Italy, the plot centres on passionate couple Sergio and Susanna, who have been living as fugitives. Pu… 
CastGiovanna Mezzogiorno, Riccardo Scamarcio, Lu…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
SP$14A

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Stephen Poliakoff
This tense conspiracy thriller set on the eve of World War II and based on disturbing real events, focuses on a young woman who stumbles across … 
CastRomola Garai, Bill Nighy, Julie Christie
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Jeff Stilson
Rendered speechless by his daughter’s question—“Daddy, how come I don’t have good hair?”—comedian Chris Rock embarks on a quest to understand Af… 
CastChris Rock
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Dagur Kári
A homeless boy Lucas (Paul Dano), meets Jacques (Brian Cox), a grumpy bar-owner, whose unhealthy lifestyle has brought him five heart attacks. J… 
CastPaul Dano, Brian Cox, Damian Young, Isild Le…
LanguageEnglish   CountryIceland, Denmark, US…
SP$PG

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Bruno Dumont
Hadewijch is a religious novice whose ecstatic, blind faith leads to her expulsion from a convent. Returning to her former life, Hadewijch rever… 
CastJulie Sokolowski, Yassine Salihine, David De…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Daniel Barber
Harry Brown is a provocative and thought-provoking modern urban western featuring a tour-de-force lead performance from two-time Academy Award®-… 
CastMichael Caine, Emily Mortimer, David Bradley
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Joe Dante
After moving into a new town, brothers Dane and Lucas and their neighbour Julie discover a bottomless hole in their basement that brings their n… 
CastChris Massoglia, Nathan Gamble, Haley Bennet…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Brigitte Berman
An intimate look at the outspoken, flamboyant founder of the Playboy empire. With humour and insight, the film captures Hefner’s fierce battles … 
CastHugh Hefner
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Steven Soderbergh
Mark Whitacre (Matt Damon), a rising star at agri-industry giant Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), suddenly turns whistleblower. Exposing his compan… 
CastMatt Damon, Melanie Lynskey, Frank Welker, C…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Ricky Gervais, Matthew Robin…
From Ricky Gervais, the award-winning creator and star of the original BBC series The Office and HBO’s Extras, comes the new romantic comedy The… 
CastRicky Gervais, Jennifer Garner, Rob Lowe, Ti…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Xavier Dolan
Hubert, a brash 17-year-old, is confused and torn by a love-hate relationship with his mother that consumes him more and more each day. After di… 
CastAnne Dorval, Xavier Dolan, François Arnaud, …
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Derrick Borte
In the comedic drama The Joneses, Kate Jones (Demi Moore) and Steve Jones (David Duchovny) are a picture-perfect couple who, at first glance, ar… 
CastDemi Moore, David Duchovny, Amber Heard
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Yoichi Sai
A crowd pleasing, sweeping epic brilliantly directed by one of Japan's finest auteurs, Kamui is the adventurous story of a fugitive ninja played… 
CastKen'ichi Matsuyama, Koyuki, Kaoru Kobayashi
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
SP$14A

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Tim Blake Nelson
Bill Kincaid, an Ivy League classics professor, returns to rural Oklahoma to bury his dangerously brilliant identical twin brother who had remai… 
CastEdward Norton, Melanie Lynskey, Susan Sarand…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Todd Solondz
Happiness director Todd Solondz returns with another unsettling dark comedy about sexual obsession between friends, family and lovers struggling… 
CastShirley Henderson, Ciarán Hinds, Allison Jan…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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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…   CountryUnited Kingdom/Franc…
SP$PG

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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/USA/China…
SP$PG

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Raoul Peck
A democratically elected “President” and his closest collaborators are getting ready for a state celebration. But in the morning of the event, h… 
CastJimmy Jean-Louis, Mireille Metellus, Sonia R…
LanguageCreole, French, Engl…   CountryHaiti/France
SP$14A

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Bong Joon-ho
A unique noir thriller that digs into the secrecy surrounding a terrible murder and the mystery of a mother’s primal love for her son. The films… 
CastBin Won, Ku Jin, Hye-ja Kim
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
SP$14A

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Jaco Van Dormael
Jared Leto stars as Nemo, the world's oldest man. In 2092, humans have achieved immortality, thanks to advances in genetics and at the age of 12… 
CastJared Leto, Sarah Polley, Diane Kruger, Linh…
LanguageEnglish | French   CountryFrance/Germany/Canad…
SP$18

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Werner Herzog
Inspired by true events, My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done, is a story of ancient myth and modern madness. Brad Macallam, an aspiring actor perf… 
CastWillem Dafoe, Chloë Sevigny, Michael Peña, M…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA, Germany
SP$PG

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Neil Jordan
A lyrical, modern fairy tale that tells the story of Syracuse (Colin Farrell), an Irish fisherman whose life is transformed when he catches a be… 
CastColin Farrell, Alicja Bachleda, Alison Barry…
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland/USA
SP$PG

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Catherine Corsini
Suzanne (Kristin Scott Thomas) is a well-to-do married woman and mother in the south of France. Her idle bourgeois lifestyle gets her down and s… 
CastKristin Scott Thomas, Sergi López, Yvan Atta…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Ian Fitzgibbon
When Michael’s (Cillian Murphy) debt to Dublin kingpin Darren Perrier (Brendan Gleeson) is called in and one of Perrier’s goons accidentally end… 
CastCillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson, Jim Broadbe…
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland/United Kingd…
SP$14A

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Jacques Audiard
A young Arab man, Malik, is sent to a French prison where he is cornered by the leader of the ruling Corsican gang. He is given a number of "mis… 
CastTahar Rahim, Niels Arestrup, Adel Bencherif,…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$18A

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Dev Benegal
Vishnu, a restless young man, rejects his father’s faltering hair oil business and hits the road with a travelling cinema. Colourful and full of… 
CastAbhay Deol, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Satish Ka…
LanguageHindi | English   CountryIndia/USA
SP$PG

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John Hillcoat
In this epic post-apocalyptic tale of the survival, a father (Academy Award® nominee Viggo Mortensen) and his young son (Kodi Smit- McPhee) jour… 
CastCharlize Theron, Viggo Mortensen, Guy Pearce…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Yousry Nasrallah
Hebba is the host of a successful political talk show in present-day Cairo. Karim, her husband, is deputy editor-in-chief of a governmentowned n… 
CastMona Zaki, Hassan Saeed, Sawsan Badr, Mahmou…
LanguageArabic   CountryEgypt
SP$PG

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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/Spain
SP$14A

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Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
Imaginatively exploring questions of faith, familial responsibility, delinquent behaviour, dental phenomena, academia, mortality and Judaism – a… 
CastSimon Helberg, Michael Stuhlbarg, Sari Lenni…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Tom Ford
Set in Los Angeles in 1962, A Single Man is the story of George Falconer, a British college professor (Colin Firth) who is struggling to find me… 
CastColin Firth, Matthew Goode, Julianne Moore, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Brian Koppelman, David Levie…
Ben Kalmen (Michael Douglas) is feeling his age, but you wouldn’t know it from the company he keeps. A former mogul with a chain of car dealersh… 
CastMichael Douglas, Susan Sarandon, Danny DeVit…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Fatih Akin
From the director of Head-on comes the story of a young restaurant owner Zinos is down on his luck. His girlfriend Nadine has moved to Shanghai,… 
CastMoritz Bleibtreu, Birol Ünel, Wotan Wilke Mö…
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
SP$PG

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Ahmed Maher
[Ahmed Maher's The Traveller, was pulled from TIFF. According to TIFF organizers, the reason was a legal dispute between the film's Italian and … 
CastOmar Sharif, Khaled Nabawy, Sherif Ramzzy, A…
LanguageArabic   CountryEgypt/Italy
SP$PG

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Danis Tanovic
Mark (Colin Farrell), a war photographer, returns home from Kurdistan without his friend and colleague David (Jamie Sives). As time goes on, it … 
CastColin Farrell, Jamie Sives, Christopher Lee
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland/Spain/Belgiu…
SP$14A

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Jacob Tierney
Leon Bronstein (Jay Baruchel) is not your average Montreal West high school student. For one thing, none of his peers can claim to be the reinca… 
CastJay Baruchel, Saul Rubinek, Colm Feore, Jess…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$PG

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Jason Reitman
From Jason Reitman, the Oscar®-nominated director of Juno, comes a comedy starring George Clooney as Ryan Bingham, a corporate downsizing expert… 
CastGeorge Clooney, Vera Farmiga, Jason Bateman,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Nicolas Winding Refn
It is 1000 AD. For years, One Eye, a mute warrior of supernatural strength, has been held prisoner by the Norse chieftain Barde. Aided by Are, a… 
CastMads Mikkelsen, Jamie Sives, Gary Lewis, Ale…
LanguageEnglish   CountryDenmark/United Kingd…
SP$18

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Johnnie To
A father comes to Hong Kong to avenge his daughter, whose family was murdered. Officially, he’s a French chef. Twenty years ago, he was a killer… 
CastSiu-Fai Cheung, Johnny Hallyday, Sau Yuk Ng,…
LanguageEnglish, Cantonese, …   CountryHong Kong/France
SP$14A

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Niki Caro
Set in early 19th century France The Vintner's Luck tells the compelling tale of Sobran Jodeau, an ambitious young peasant winemaker and the thr… 
CastJérémie Renier, Gaspard Ulliel, Vera Farmiga
LanguageEnglish   CountryNew Zealand/France
SP$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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Tian Zhuangzhuang
The disillusioned general of an ancient Chinese army regiment finds himself stranded in a village populated by a strange clan with mystical conn… 
CastMaggie Q, Jô Odagiri, Chung Hua Tou
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
SP$18

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He Ping
In the Kingdom of Zhao, all the men have left for war and Lady Li (Fan Bingbing), wife of the absent lord, says victory will soon bring their me… 
CastFan Bingbing
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina | Hong Kong
SP$PG

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Drew Barrymore
Drew Barrymore’s directorial debut stars Ellen Page (Juno) as Bliss, a rebellious Texas teen who throws in her small-town beauty pageant crown f… 
CastEllen Page, Drew Barrymore, Juliette Lewis,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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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   CountryGermany/France/Austr…
SP$14A

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Miguel Arteta
Youth in Revolt is an outrageous and heartwarming tale of Nick Twisp (Michael Cera), and his quest to win the heart of Sheeni (Portia Doubleday)… 
CastSteve Buscemi, Ray Liotta, Justin Long, Fred…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A