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Gianni Amelio
This film is an affecting and timely story about a middle-aged, precariously employed jack-of-all-trades in Milan who doggedly tries to get by i… 
CastAntonio Albanese
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
SP$14A

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Rithy Panh
Rithy Panh uses clay figures, archival footage, and his narration to recreate the atrocities Cambodia's Khmer Rouge committed between 1975 and 1… 
CastRandal Douc
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance, Cambodia
WL$14A

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Maneesh Sharma
From the writer of Chak De! India and the director of Band Baaja Baaraat comes a modern desi love story. Shuddh Desi Romance follows a fresh a… 
CastRishi Kapoor, Sushant Singh Rajput, Parineet…
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
GALA$$14A

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Bruce Sweeney
The Dick Knost Show is a character-based satire on sports-talk culture. Dick Knost is a star sports talk host. He's prickly, acerbic and chronic… 
CastGabrielle Rose, Tom Scholte, Paul Skrudland,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CWC$14A

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Jean-Marie Straub, João Pedr…
Featuring new works by master filmmakers Jean-Marie Straub (Le Genou d’Artémide), João Pedro Rodrigues (The Last Time I Saw Macao), and Miguel G… 
CastBarbara Ulrich, Daniel Redondo Martinéz, Gum…
LanguageFrench, Portuguese, …   CountryFrance, Portugal, Ge…
WL$14A

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Philip Gröning
The latest fiction from acclaimed filmmaker Philipp Gröning (Into Great Silence) is a chilling account of a young family’s unraveling and the de… 
CastAlexandra Finder, David Zimmerschied
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
WL$14A

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Jonathan Teplitzky
Academy Award winners Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman star in the true story of Eric Lomax, a British soldier in World War II who endured gruellin… 
CastNicole Kidman, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgår…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom, Aust…
GALA$$14A

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Jonathan Sobol
A third-rate motorcycle daredevil and part-time art thief teams up with his snaky brother to steal one of the most valuable books in the world. 
CastJay Baruchel, Matt Dillon, Kurt Russell, Ter…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
GALA$$14A

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Juraj Lehotsky
Miracle is the story of 15-year-old Ela who is sent to a re-education centre. She yearns for love, but is not allowed to love. Despite all the r… 
CastRobert Roth, Michaela Bendulová, Venusa Kale…
LanguageSlovak   CountrySlovakia, Czech Repu…
DISC$14A

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Richie Mehta
A chain-wallah from Delhi travels across India in search of his missing son, in the hopes that whoever took him, returns him unharmed. Director… 
CastRajesh Tailang, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Anura…
LanguageHindi   CountryCanada / India
CWC$PG

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Sylvain Chomet
Paul is in his 30s. An orphan since the age of two, he lives with his aunts in a Parisian apartment and leads a reclusive existence as a pianist… 
CastGuillaume Gouix, Anne Le Ny, Bernadette Lafo…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$PG

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Marcel Ophuls
Master documentarian Marcel Ophüls (The Sorrow and the Pity) turns his gaze back on his own extraordinary life with this memoir, both rigorous a… 
CastElliott Erwitt, Jeanne Moreau, Costa-Gavras,…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
DOC$PG

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Juno Mak
Juno Mak’s debut feature Rigor Mortis is an eerie and chilling, contemporary action- and special effects-laden homage to the classic Chinese vam… 
CastChin Siu-Ho, Kara Wai, Nina Paw, Anthony Cha…
LanguageCantonese   CountryHong Kong
MM$18A

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Andrzej Wajda
The depiction of the life of Nobel Peace Prize winner and founder of Poland's Solidarity movement, Lech Walesa, as events in the 1970s lead to a… 
CastRobert Wieckiewicz, Agnieszka Grochowska
LanguagePolish   CountryPoland
SP$14A

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John Butler
Irish novelist John Butler makes his feature-film directing debut with this hilarious and heartwarming comedy, in which a bachelor party weekend… 
CastAndrew Scott, Hugh O'Conor, Peter McDonald, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland
DISC$14A

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Fraser Munden and Neil Rathb…
Friends and criminals — and their chance encounters — link this programme to make keen observations that, from coast to coast, we’re not always … 
CastChris McMahon, Ralph Whims, Stefan Czernatow…
LanguageEnglish / French   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Mati Diop, Akram Zaatari
Though an unlikely pairing on the surface, Mati Diop’s award-winning A Thousand Suns (Mille Soleils) and Akram Zaatari’s Venice Biennale commiss… 
CastLouay Hanafi
LanguageArabic, Wolof   CountrySenegal, Lebanon
WL$14A

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Jia Zhangke
Internationally acclaimed Chinese master Jia Zhangke (The World) won the Best Screenplay prize at Cannes for this startling — and startlingly vi… 
CastZhao Tao, Jiang Wu, Wang Baoqiang, Luo Lansh…
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
MAST$14A

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Fred Schepisi
An art instructor and an English teacher form a rivalry that ends up with a competition at their school in which students decide whether words o… 
CastClive Owen, Juliette Binoche, Keegan Connor …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Alex van Warmerdam
A vagrant enters the lives of an arrogant upper-class family, turning their lives into a psychological nightmare in the process. This eerie, i… 
CastJan Bijvoet, Hadewych Minis, Jeroen Perceval…
LanguageDutch   CountryNetherlands
VAN$14A

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Calin Peter Netzer
Well-to-do, well-connected Bucharest society lady Cornelia takes the driver’s seat when her 34-year-old son gets involved in a deadly accident. … 
CastBogdan Dumitrache, Luminita Gheorghiu, Flori…
LanguageRomanian   CountryRomania
CWC$14A

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Ulrich Seidl
The stunning conclusion to Austrian provocateur Ulrich Seidl’s Paradise trilogy unfolds in a diet camp, where its 13-year-old heroine falls for … 
CastMelanie Lenz, Vivian Bartsch, Michael Thomas…
LanguageGerman   CountryAustria
CWC$14A

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Fernando Coimbra
A nerve-rattling tale of a kidnapped child and the distraught parents left behind, Brazilian filmmaker Fernando Coimbra’s suspenseful feature de… 
CastLeandra Leal and Milhem Cortaz, Fabíola Nasc…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryBrazil
CWC$14A

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Sébastien Pilote
Gaby owns a lamb farm. He has two daughters that he raised like princesses. One day, the oldest asks him for some financial support so she doesn… 
CastGilles Renaud, Gabriel Arcand, Lucie Laurier…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
CWC$14A

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Ingrid Veninger
A story about a father, a son, and six characters dressed in furry suits. An unorthodox acting teacher (Aaron Poole) attempts to push a group of… 
CastAaron Poole, Joey Klein, Jacob Switzer, Jess…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CWC$14A

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Zack Parker
Seeking consolation in a support group after a vicious attack, a young woman gradually comes to realize that nothing in her life is as it appear… 
CastAlexa Havins, Kristina Klebe, Alexia Rasmuss…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
VAN$18A

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Raya Martin, Mark Peranson, …
La última película, Raya Martin / Mark Peranson (88 minutes): A famous American filmmaker travels to the Yucatán to scout locations for his las… 
CastAlex Ross Perry, Gabino Rodríguez, Iazua Lar…
LanguageSpanish, English   CountryMexico, USA
WL$PG

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Argyris Papadimitropoulos, J…
Based on a violent real-life event that shook Athens, this drama about a frustrated policeman and a teenage skateboarder set to cross paths duri… 
CastHarris Markou, Leronymos Kaletsanos
LanguageGreek   CountryGreece
CTC$18A

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Hayao Miyazaki
Hayao Miyazaki brings together aircraft engineer Jiro Horikoshi and author Tatsuo Hori, to create Jiro — a fictional character at the centre of … 
CastHideaki Anno, Miori Takimoto, Hidetoshi Nish…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
SP$PG

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Johnnie To
Forced to leave service after he was afflicted with blindness, a former detective ekes out his living by solving cold cases for police rewards. … 
CastAndy Lau, Sammi Cheng, Yuanyuan Gao
LanguageCantonese   CountryHong Kong
SP$14A

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Arie Posin
A widow falls for a guy who bears a striking resemblance to her late husband. Five years after losing the love of her life, Nikki falls in lov… 
CastAnnette Bening, Ed Harris, Robin Williams, A…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Donovan Marsh
Adroitly written and directed by South African filmmaker Donovan Marsh, this action-packed heist thriller — about a pair of cops battling corrup… 
CastS'dumo Mtshali, Presley Chweneyagae, Israel …
LanguageZulu   CountrySouth Africa
CWC$14A

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Sang-soo Hong
Korean auteur Hong Sang-soo’s latest follows an aspiring young filmmaker who becomes the object of desire for three very different men, in this … 
CastJung Yumi, Lee Sunkyun, Kim Sangjoong, Jung …
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
MAST$14A

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Larry Weinstein, Drew Taylor
Our Man In Tehran — which chronicles the true story behind Argo’s Hollywood embellishments — reveals new information about the true story of Can… 
CastKen Taylor, Joe Clark, Flora MacDonald, Tony…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
MAV$PG

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Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Master filmmaker Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Cure, Tokyo Sonata) returns with this story of a man who uses an advanced neurological technology to enter th… 
CastTakeru Satoh, Haruka Ayase
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
SP$PG

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Jeremiah S. Chechik
Leo the dishwasher falls in love with a bride on the day of her wedding - to another man. The Right Kind of Wrong is a romantic comedy about a … 
CastCatherine O'Hara, Ryan Kwanten, Sara Canning
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
GALA$$14A

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Alberto Morais
In this charming neorealist gem set on the sleepy outskirts of Valencia, young Miguel and his friends undertake a seemingly simple mission on be… 
CastOmar Krim, Blanca Bautista, Mikel Sarasa, Jo…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
CWC$PG

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Cory Bowles, Chris Goldade, …
Community, friends and family form life's essential networks. Some of the most adventurous films of the year explore the complications of starti… 
CastKeeya King, Raven Dauda, Kingslee Christie, …
LanguageEnglish / French   CountryCanada
SCC$14A

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Ramon Zürcher
Loosely inspired by Kafka’s The Metamorphosis, this enchanting, minimalist gem by first-time feature director Ramon Zurcher has won admiring com… 
CastJenny Schily, Mia Kasalo, Anjorka Strechel, …
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
WL$G

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Ming-liang Tsai
Imbued with mystery, sly humour, and an enormous heart, the latest film from visionary director Tsai Ming-liang (The Wayward Cloud) links togeth… 
CastLee Kang Sheng, Lee Yi Cheng, Lee Yi Chieh, …
LanguageMandarin   CountryTaiwan
WL$14A

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Seth Scriver, Shayne Ehman
Asphalt Watches is a true story. It is a feature-length animation based on a real-life hitchhiking trip taken by the two directors, Shayne Ehman… 
CastShayne Ehman, Seth Scriver, Erin Zimerman, M…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
VAN$14A

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René Sampaio
A story of love, hate, revenge and violence freely inspired by the Brazilian song Faroeste Caboclo by Renato Russo. Loosely based on legendary … 
CastFabrício Boliveira and Isis Valverde, Felipe…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryBrazil
CWC$18A

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Flora Lau
A humble chauffeur (Chen Kun; Painted Skin, Let the Bullets Fly) and the spoiled wife of his wealthy employer (Carina Lau; Days of Being Wild, A… 
CastCarina Lau, Chen Kun
LanguageCantonese   CountryHong Kong
DISC$PG

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Ettore Scola
On the 20th anniversary of Federico Fellini’s death, Ettore Scola, a devoted admirer of the incomparable maestro, commemorates the lesser-known … 
CastVittorio Viviani, Sergio Rubini, Antonella A…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
MAST$PG

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Kim Ki-duk
South Korea’s celebrated perennial provocateur Kim Ki-duk (Pieta) returns with this twisted family chronicle perched somewhere between psycholog… 
CastCho Jae-hyun, Seo Young-ju, Lee Eun-woo
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
MAST$R

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Patrice Leconte
A romantic drama set in Germany just before WWI and centered on a married woman who falls in love with her husband's teacher. Separated by the w… 
CastRichard Madden, Rebecca Hall, Alan Rickman
LanguageEnglish   CountryFrance | Belgium
SP$14A

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Alexey Fedorchenko
Comprised of 23 vignettes illuminating the pagan-influenced mores of western Russia’s Meadow Mari, the latest film from director Alexey Fedorche… 
CastJulia Aug
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
VAN$18A

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Emiliano Altuna
This engrossing documentary introduces us to Mexican millionaire mayor Mauricio Fernandez, a larger-than-life and frequently controversial polit… 
CastMauricio Fernandez
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico
DOC$14A

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Chloé Robichaud
This stylish and slyly comic chronicle of a young woman’s sexual awakening is the highly anticipated feature debut of Quebec filmmaker Chloé Rob… 
CastSophie Desmarais, Jean-Sébastien Courchesne,…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
DISC$14A

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Alan Zweig
Insightful and often hilarious, the latest from documentary filmmaker Alan Zweig surveys the history of Jewish comedy, from the early days of Bo… 
CastHowie Mandel, Shelley Berman, Norm Crosby, S…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DOC$14A

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Joel Hopkins
A divorced couple scheme to recover the retirement money that was stolen from them. Retirement at last! Middle-aged and divorced, company owner… 
CastPierce Brosnan, Emma Thompson, Timothy Spall
LanguageEnglish   CountryFrance
GALA$$14A

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Hélène Cattet, Bruno Forzani
The latest from Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani (Amer) is a sensual, blood-soaked homage to the 1970s giallo aesthetic that will keep you guessi… 
CastKlaus Tange, Jean-Michel Vovk, Sylvia Camard…
LanguageFrench/Danish/Flemis…   CountryFrance/Belgium/Luxem…
VAN$18A

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Aran Hughes, Christina Kouts…
Set over four days of unrelenting wind and rain in a remote village high up in the Nafpaktia Mountains in the west of Greece, the film follows t… 
CastIlias Katsaros, Spiridoula Katsarou, Adam Pa…
LanguageGreek   CountryGreece
CTC$14A

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Hitoshi Matsumoto
An ordinary man with an ordinary life joins a mysterious club. The membership lasts for one year only and there is one rule: no cancellation und… 
CastHitoshi Matsumoto, Nao Ohmori, You, Mao Daic…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
MM$18A