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September 10-20, 2020

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Paul Gross
The 33rd Toronto International Film Festival opens September 4 with the world premiere Gala Presentation of Passchendaele, written, directed and… 
CastPaul Gross, Caroline Dhavernas, Gil Bellows,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
GALA$$18

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Takeshi Kitano
Written, directed and edited by Takeshi Kitano, Achilles and the Tortoise tells the story of Machisu (Kitano), an aging man determined to fulfil… 
CastTakeshi Kitano, Kanako Higuchi
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
MAST$18

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Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Winner of Best Director at this year's Cannes Film Festival, Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Climates, TIFF 2006) tells the story of a dislocated family batt… 
CastYavuz Bingol, Hatice Aslan, Rifat Sungar
LanguageTurkish   CountryTurkey/France/Italy…
MAST$18

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Götz Spielmann
Alex is an errand boy; Tamara, a prostitute. Entwined in a forbidden love affair, both are determined to escape the Viennese brothel where they … 
CastJohannes Krisch, Ursula Strauss
LanguageGerman   CountryAustria
CWC$18

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Aida Begic
Eastern Bosnia, 1997. Headed by the young and stubborn Alma, the residents of the war-ravaged and isolated village of Slavno face a dilemma. Sho… 
CastZana Marjanovic, Jasna Beri, Sadzida Setic, …
LanguageCroatian   CountryBosnia and Herzegovi…
DISC$18

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Guy Ritchie
When a Russian mobster orchestrates a crooked land deal, millions of dollars are up for grabs, and all of London's criminal underworld wants in … 
CastGerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson, Thandie Newton…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$$18

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Mamoru Oshii
Celebrated animated film director Mamoru Oshii (Ghost in the Shell) delves into a world that is eradicated by war, where private contractors enl… 
CastUnknown
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
VIS$18

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Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche
Dubbed "Mao" for his crafty management strategy of feigned benevolence, a truck yard owner (director Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche) decides to build an o… 
CastRabah Ameur-Zaïmeche, Salim Ameur-Zaïmeche, …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Algeria
CWC$PG

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Karim Dridi
Thirteen-year-old Khamsa flees his foster family for the Marseilles gypsy camp where he was born. Embraced by his old friends, Khamsa's innocenc… 
CastMarc Cortes, Raymond Adam, Tony Fourmann, Me…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$14A

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Kornél Mundruczó
Having been away since childhood, a young man returns to the wild, isolated landscape of the Danube Delta. Introduced to the sister he never kne… 
CastFélix Lajkó, Lili Monori, Orsolya Tóth
LanguageHungarian   CountryHungary/Germany
DISC$18

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Ian Fitzgibbon
Mark, a struggling actor, has just been through the ordeal of yet another fruitless audition. With his girlfriend about to walk out and his land… 
CastDylan Moran, Neil Jordan, Keith Allen, Aisli…
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland
CWC$18

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Luc Bourdon
A glorious reminder of Quebec and Canada’s rich motion picture history, La Mémoire des anges reveals the vital role the National Film Board of C… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish/French   CountryCanada
RTR$18

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Megan Doneman
Narrated by Helen Mirren, Yes Madam, Sir portrays the life story of India’s first woman police officer. Adored by the masses and vilified by her… 
CastKarin Bedi, Helen Mirren
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia/India
RTR$18

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Walter Salles and Daniela Th…
In the heart of São Paulo, four fatherless brothers try to find a way out from their preordained paths. Reuniting directors Salles (The Motorcyc… 
CastSandra Corveloni, João Baldasserini, Viníciu…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryBrazil
CWC$18

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Andreas Dresen
From the director of Summer in Berlin (TIFF 2005) comes the story of Inge, a happily married woman in her 60s, who one day finds herself tumblin… 
CastUrsula Werner, Horst Rehberg, Horst Westphal…
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
CWC$18

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François Girard
François Girard's breakthrough film is a compelling and striking exploration of the idiosyncratic world of Gould’s ideas and music, from his tho… 
CastColm Feore, Don McKellar, Gerry Quigley, Dav…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
COV$18

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Mabrouk El Mechri
Jean-Claude Van Damme stars as Jean-Claude Van Damme in the comeback story of one of the biggest action stars in movie history. When a trip to t… 
CastJean-Claude Van Damme, François Damiens, Zin…
LanguageFrench, English   CountryFrance/Luxembourg/Be…
MM$18

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Malgosia Szumowska
Julia is a beloved daughter and wife, and a successful photographer. But the pieces of her happy life begin to fall apart all around her, beginn… 
CastJulia Jentsch, Peter Gantzler, Ma?gorzata Ha…
LanguagePolish   CountryGermany/Poland
CWC$18

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Sima Urale
Food and love are intertwined in this tale of two mothers who must find the courage to confront the secrets and misunderstandings of the past, i… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryNew Zealand
DISC$18

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Philippe Falardeau
In the summer of ’68, Léon Doré comes close to hanging himself accidentally. His mother Madeleine saves him at the last minute, just like last s… 
CastAntoine L'Écuyer, Gabriel Maillé, Catherine …
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SP$PG

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Amos Gitaï
A man endeavors to collect memories of his grandparents who died in a concentration camp during the Holocaust. 
CastJeanne Moreau, Hippolyte Girardot, Emmanuell…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Germany
SP$14A

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Clive Holden
Multidisciplinary artist Clive Holden presents two new installments in his ongoing project that gives the audience a prominent role in defining … 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
FUTFree18

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Astra Taylor
An intimate and engaging conversation with some of the greatest minds of our era, Examined Life conveys the wonderment and curiosity that drives… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
RTR$G

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So Yong Kim
Inspired by her own life, writer and director So Yong Kim follows up her directorial debut, In Between Days (TIFF 2006), with the story of Jin, … 
CastSong Hee Kim, Hee Yeon Kim
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
CWC$18

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Mika Kaurismäki
Acclaimed Finnish director Mika Kaurismäki (LA Without a Map, TIFF 1998) offers a raw and often hilarious drama about a trio of anti-heroes – an… 
CastIrina Björklund, Tommi Eronen, Peter Franzén…
LanguageFinnish   CountryFinland
CWC$18

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Ryosuke Hashiguchi
At work, Kanao, a courtroom portrait artist, silently observes the highest-profile crimes and scandals of the 1990s. At home, amid the joys of m… 
CastUnknown
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
CWC$18

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Juan Carlos Tabío
In the eighteenth century, a group of Castiñeiras nuns deposited treasure in a British bank. Buoyed by the promise of wealth, Castiñeiras descen… 
CastJorge Perugorría, Laura de la Uz and Mirtha …
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain/Cuba
CWC$18

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Ed Harris
Ed Harris, Viggo Mortensen, Renée Zellweger and Jeremy Irons star in the Western Appaloosa, adapted from the Robert B. Parker novel. Set in the … 
CastEd Harris, Viggo Mortensen, Renée Zellweger …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$18

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Nandita Das
The directorial debut of celebrated Indian actress Nandita Das, Firaaq traces the emotional journey of those caught up in the religious clashes … 
CastNaseeruddin Shah, Paresh Rawal, Tisca Chopra…
LanguageEnglish/Hindi/Urdu   CountryIndia
CWC$14A

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Richard Linklater
An entertaining ode to Orson Welles from the director of The School of Rock (TIFF 2003) and Before Sunrise. Seventeen-year-old Richard Samuels (… 
CastZac Efron, Claire Danes, Ben Chaplin and Chr…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$18

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Brillante Mendoza
The Pineda family operates a run-down movie house that shows sexy double features. While they endure each other's sins and vices, the matriarch,… 
CastGina Pareño
LanguageFilipino | Tagalog…   CountryPhilippines/France
VAN$18

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Pablo Larraín
Santiago de Chile, 1978. Dancer Raúl Peralta is obsessed with imitating Tony Manero, John Travolta's character in Saturday Night Fever. His ques… 
CastAlfredo Castro, Amparo Noguera, Hector Moral…
LanguageSpanish   CountryChile/Brazil
DISC$18

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Matthew Kaufman
Chronicling the rise and fall of the notorious public sex club Plato’s Retreat and its quixotic owner, American Swing captures the hedonistic he… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$18A

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Claire Denis
The celebrated French filmmaker Claire Denis returns with 35 Rhums, exploring the working underclass of French society. Lionel, a widower, has r… 
CastUnknown
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$PG

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Gina Prince-Bythewood
Based on the bestselling novel The Secret Life of Bees and set in South Carolina in 1964, the film is the moving tale of Lily Owens (Dakota Fann… 
CastDakota Fanning, Hilarie Burton, Paul Bettany…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$18

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Nathaniel Dorsky and Jean-Ma…
This year's Wavelengths begins with a programme of avant-garde masters. One of the most gifted 16mm filmmakers of our time, Nathaniel Dorsky has… 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountryUSA/Italy/France
WL$18

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Safy Nebbou
While picking up her son at a birthday party, Elsa (Catherine Frot) finds her entire world turned upside down. Believing Lola, a little girl at … 
CastCatherine Frot, Sandrine Bonnaire, Wladimir …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$18

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Guka Omarova
When a petrol station is burned to the ground, the developers blame the land owner, Batir, and kidnap his son. Batir has no choice but to seek o… 
CastFarkhad Amankulov, Neisipkul Omarbekova, Alm…
LanguageRussian/Kazakh   CountryKazakhstan/Russia/Fr…
CWC$18

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Garin Nugroho
Indonesian filmmaker Garin Nugroho (Opera Jawa, TIFF 2006) tells a story of three women coming to terms with issues of paternity: Maharani, an a… 
CastUnknown
LanguageIndonesian   CountryIndonesia
CWC$18

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Kelly Reichardt
Wendy (Michelle Williams) is driving with her dog Lucy to Alaska, in hopes of a summer of lucrative work at the fish cannery. When her car break… 
CastMichelle Williams, Will Patton, John Robinso…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CWC$PG

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Adolfo Alix Jr.
Adela is celebrating her 80th birthday. She tries to treat it like any other day, going out on her normal daily routines. But, desperately longi… 
CastAnita Linda, Jason Abalos, Joem Bascon, Kenn…
LanguageFilipino   CountryPhilippines
CWC$18

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Gabriel Medina
At once an unmotivated procrastinator, fearsome hypochondriac and unenthused children's party entertainer, Luciano is on the fast track to nowhe… 
CastDaniel Hendler, Walter Jakob, Miguel Dedovi…
LanguageSpanish   CountryArgentina
DISC$18

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Guillermo Arriaga
Guillermo Arriaga’s directorial debut, a romantic mystery about a one woman’s emotional journey to uncover the secret of a past love. Theron pla… 
CastCharlize Theron and Kim Basinger
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$18

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Yin Lichuan
Daping hates Haili, who strode out of nowhere into her apartment, her life, and her blossoming relationship with Chen Jin. Though Daping tries t… 
CastYi Zhang, Bingyan Yan, Yulai Lu, Li Genmei
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
CWC$18

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Juan Jose Lozano
Témoin indésirable depicts Colombia’s social and political situation through the work and life of investigative journalist Hollman Morris. Morri… 
CastUnknown
LanguageSpanish   CountrySwitzerland/France
RTR$18

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Jan Troell
From Academy Award™-nominated Swedish filmmaker Jan Troell (The Emigrants; As White as in Snow, TIFF 2001) comes a true story from early 20th-ce… 
CastMaria Heiskanen, Jesper Christensen, Mikael …
LanguageSwedish   CountryDenmark/Sweden
MAST$18

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Antti-Jussi Annila
In the year 1595, following the brutal war between Finland and Russia, brothers Knut and Erik are part of the commission marking the border betw… 
CastVille Virtanen, Tommi Eronen, Rain Tolk, Son…
LanguageFinnish   CountryFinland
VAN$18

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Rafaël Ouellet
Beautifully performed and exquisitely photographed, the atmospheric Derrière moi is a sinister study of escape and betrayal. Betty, a mysterious… 
CastCarina Caputo, Charlotte Legault, Éliane Gag…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
VAN$14A

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David Koepp
Bertram Pincus (Ricky Gervais) is a man whose people skills leave much to be desired. When Pincus dies unexpectedly, but is miraculously revived… 
CastRicky Gervais, Greg Kinnear, Téa Leoni, Bill…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$18

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Nik Fackler
With the approach of Christmas causing him to feel lonely in life and love, Robert Malone (Martin Landau) returns home from his job at a grocery… 
CastMartin Landau, Ellen Burstyn, Elizabeth Bank…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$18

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Fien Troch
Five years ago, 14-year-old Lisa disappeared from the lives of her parents Lukas and Grace, with no clear reason, no goodbye. Her parents have m… 
CastUnknown
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium
VIS$18

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Fabrice du Welz
Eastern spiritual themes of despair are paired with maternal concerns in du Welz's second film after his 2004 Midnight Madness debut, Calvaire. … 
CastRufus Sewell, Emmanuelle Béart, Julie Dreyfu…
LanguageEnglish   CountryFrance/United Kingdo…
VIS$18

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Kevin Rafferty
Kevin Rafferty, co-director of Atomic Café, examines the tumult of 1968 through the memories of football players (including Tommy Lee Jones) who… 
CastTommy Lee Jones
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$18

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David Guggenheim
The Academy Award™-winning director of An Inconvenient Truth celebrates the electric guitar by examining the creative process of three virtuosos… 
CastJimmy Page, The Edge, Jack White
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$14A

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Thomas Woschitz
Love stories from Brooklyn, Belgrade, Tokyo, Rio de Janeiro, Marseille and Luxembourg play against a backdrop of music by Austrian indie band Na… 
CastUnknown
LanguageFrench | Japanese …   CountryAustria/Luxembourg
VAN$18

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Ethan Coen and Joel Coen
Worlds collide when a computer disc containing material for a CIA analyst’s memoirs accidentally falls into the hands of a fitness centre duo ea… 
CastGeorge Clooney, Frances McDormand, John Malk…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$18

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Francesco Munzi
After being accused of stealing from a wealthy Italian couple, a young Romanian maid is forced to return to her ex-boyfriend, recently released … 
CastSandra Ceccarelli, Aurélien Recoing, Stefano…
LanguageItalian/Romanian   CountryItaly
CWC$18

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Toshio Lee
Based on the hugely popular manga series, Detroit Metal City tells the tale of Souichi, a sensitive and wimpy music geek who came to Tokyo from … 
CastKenichi Matsuyama, Rosa Kato, Yasuko Matsuyu…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
MM$18