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Mike Newell
A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor. An outstanding roster of British acting talent — including… 
CastRalph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
GALA$$PG

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Jesper Ganslandt
When three estranged sisters reunite for their domineering mother's birthday bash, old wounds open and conflicts rise to the surface, in the pow… 
CastCarolina Gynning, Helena af Sandeberg, Alexa…
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
VAN$14A

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Henry Alex Rubin
A drama centered on a group of people searching for human connections in today's wired world. A former Marine (Alexander Skarsgard) reacts to h… 
CastJason Bateman, Hope Davis, Frank Grillo, Pau…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18A

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Rama Burshtein
Fill the Void tells the story of an Orthodox Hassidic family from Tel Aviv. Eighteen-year-old Shira is the youngest daughter of the family. She … 
CastHadas Yaron, Yiftach Klein, Irit Sheleg, Cha…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
DISC$PG

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Benjamín Ávila
Argentina 1979. After years of exile, 12-year-old Juan and his family return to Argentina under fake identities. Juan’s parents and his uncle Be… 
CastNatalia Oreiro, Ernesto Alterio and César Tr…
LanguageSpanish | Portuguese…   CountryArgentina/Spain/Braz…
CWC$14A

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Michael McGowan
Based on true events and boasting a veteran cast, Still is a heartfelt story about an 89-year-old New Brunswicker (James Cromwell) who faces jai… 
CastGeneviève Bujold, James Cromwell, Campbell S…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$PG

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Nishikawa Miwa
A black comedy about a newly broke couple, who decide to try marriage scams to raise cash. After losing their restaurant in a fire, a husband a… 
CastTakako Matsu, Sadao Abe, Rena Tanaka, Yûsuke…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
SP$14A

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Javier Ruiz Caldera
A teacher with paranormal abilities helps a group of ghosts graduate high school. Modesto is a teacher who sometimes sees dead people. Not only… 
CastCarlos Areces, Raúl Arévalo, Alexandra Jimén…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
CWC$14A

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Kenji Uchida
When Kondo, a wealthy contract killer accidentally hits his head in a bathhouse, an unemployed actor named Sakurai switches their locker keys. S… 
CastMasato Sakai, Teruyuki Kagawa, Ryoko Hirosue…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
CWC$14A

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Bernard Émond
A disgruntled academic refuses a substantial inheritance because the fortune was amassed dishonestly. Soon after, he is reunited with his teenag… 
CastGilles Renaud, Isabelle Vincent, Patrick Dro…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
MAST$14A

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João Pedro Rodrigues, João R…
Part memoir, part city symphony, part noir-ish B-movie adventure, the new feature from critically acclaimed Portuguese filmmaking duo João Pedro… 
CastJoão Pedro Rodrigues, Cindy Scrash, João Rui…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryPortugal
WL$14A

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Jun Lana
An ornery old retiree — who only came to terms with his homosexuality tragically late in life — leads an isolated existence with only his faithf… 
CastEddie Garcia, Rez Cortez, Armida Siguion-Rey…
LanguageFilipino   CountryPhilippines
CWC$14A

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Maiken Baird
Venus & Serena takes an honest and unfiltered look into the remarkable lives of sisters and tennis legends Serena and Venus Williams. Through th… 
CastSerena Williams, Venus Williams, Bill Clinto…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Pablo Stoll
Dissatisfied with his new life (and wife), a man tries to insinuate himself back into the home of the ex-wife and daughter he left ten years bef… 
CastHumberto de Vargas, Sara Bessio, Anaclara Fe…
LanguageSpanish   CountryUruguay/Argentina
CWC$PG

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Brandon Cronenberg
Syd March is an employee at a clinic that sells injections of live viruses harvested from sick celebrities to obsessed fans. Biological communio… 
CastCaleb Landry Jones, Sarah Gadon, Malcolm McD…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Zhang Yuan
Beneath Beijing's dazzling economic boom exists the downtrodden and the forgotten “little” people who bear the weight of life's trials and injus… 
CastDuan Bowen, Lv Yulai, Shi Shi , Han Wenwen, …
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
VAN$14A

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John Gianvito, Jon Jost, Min…
Taking inspiration from the collaborative 1967 militant anthology film Far from Vietnam (screening for free as part of the Festival’s new TIFF C… 
CastAndre Gregory
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
WL$14A

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Thomas Vinterberg
A kindergarten teacher is falsely accused of child abuse. The Hunt is a disturbing depiction of how a lie becomes the truth when gossip, doubt … 
CastMads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen and Annika …
LanguageDanish   CountryDenmark
SP$14A

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Cate Shortland
After her Nazi parents are imprisoned, Lore leads her younger siblings across a war-torn Germany in 1945. Amidst the chaos, she encounters myste… 
CastSaskia Rosendahl, Kai Malina, Nele Trebs, Ur…
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany, Australia /…
SP$14A

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Toomas Hussar
Politician Aadu and his wife set out to pick mushrooms on a day A demeaning game-show appearance, an ill-advised mushroom-picking outing that go… 
CastRaivo E. Tamm, Elina Reinold, Juhan Ulfsak, …
LanguageEstonian   CountryEstonia
DISC$14A

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Wang Bing
The masterful new documentary from Wang Bing (West of the Tracks) is an intimate, observational portrait of a peasant family who ekes out a humb… 
CastUnknown
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
WL$PG

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François Ozon
A sixteen-year-old boy insinuates himself into the house of a fellow student from his literature class and writes about it in essays for his Fre… 
CastKristin Scott Thomas, Emmanuelle Seigner and…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Abdoul Aziz Cissé
This captivating documentary explores the contemporary graffiti culture of Dakar, where painters, rappers and taggers have created a language of… 
CastUnknown
LanguageFrench, Wolof   CountrySénégal
DOC$PG

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Jeremy Ball, Elizabeth Lazeb…
Frost, Jeremy Ball, ON, 13’ World Premiere An epic sci-fi thriller, Frost follows Nava, a young arctic hunter determined to prove her skills by… 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountryCanada
SCC$PG

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Yaron Zilberman
Follows four members of a world-renowned string quartet who struggle to stay together in the face of death, competing egos and insuppressible lu… 
CastPhilip Seymour Hoffman, Christopher Walken a…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Rob Zombie
Residents of Salem, Massachusetts are visited by a 300-year-old coven of witches. Heidi, a blond rock chick, DJs at a local radio station, and … 
CastSheri Moon Zombie, Clint Howard, Sid Haig, U…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$18A

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Maja Milos
Jasna is a beautiful girl in her mid-teens, leading a crude life in postwar Serbia. With a terminally ill father and dispirited mother, she is d… 
CastIsidora Simijonovic, Vukasin Jasnic, Sanja M…
LanguageSerbian   CountrySerbia
DISC$18A

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Anurag Kashyap
Part One of Anurag Kashyap’s decade-spanning gangster epic chronicles the bloody turf war between two competing criminal families during the tum… 
CastManoj Bajpai, Richa Chadda, Nawazuddin Siddi…
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
CTC$14A

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Sudz Sutherland
Three Jamaicans who are deported from the U.S. Canada and England must make their way in a land that they are not familiar with. Home Again is … 
CastTatyana Ali, CCH Pounder, Lyriq Bent, Fefe D…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CWC$18A

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Takeshi Kitano
Hard-boiled Japanese auteur Takeshi Kitano returns with the sequel to his 2010 yakuza thriller. As the police launch a full-scale crackdown on … 
CastTakeshi Kitano, Ryo Kase and Toshiyuki Nishi…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
SP$18A

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Habib Faisal
A love story set amidst political violence in northern India, this romance follows Hindu Parma (Arjun Kapoor) and Muslim Zoya (Parineeti Chopra)… 
CastMeeta Bandhu, Akash Bathija, Pravin Chandra
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
CTC$PG

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Kaige Chen
The story of three women whose worlds collide, Caught in the Web is a social commentary about the ‘sound bite’ society we are becoming, where pe… 
CastMark Chao, Chen Hong and Gao Yuanyuan
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
SP$PG

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Andrzej Jakimowski
Ian, a new instructor at a well-known Lisbon clinic for the visually impaired, starts to teach spatial orientation to his international group of… 
CastEdward Hogg, Alexandra Maria Lara, David Atr…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
CWC$PG

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Matt Austin, Johnny Ma, Saka…
The Tape, Matt Austin, ON, 5’ World Premiere When a Toronto man (Julian Richings) digs through his attic for a VHS, he encounters a 21st centur… 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountryCanada
SCC$PG

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James Ponsoldt
Kate (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) and Charlie (Aaron Paul) are a young married couple whose bond is built on a mutual love of music, laughter and d… 
CastMary Elizabeth Winstead, Aaron Paul, Octavia…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CWC$18A

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Aleksander Nordaas
Two forensic clean-up men discover a deadly mythological siren hidden in the basement of a remote cabin in the Norwegian woods. She never utters… 
CastMorten Andresen, Erlend Nervold, Silje Reinå…
LanguageNorwegian   CountryNorway
VAN$14A

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Kazik Radwanski
Tower centres on a 34-year old man, Derek, who lives at home with his parents in Toronto, Canada. Unlike his married brother who is expecting a … 
CastDerek Bogart, Nicole Fairbairn, Robert C. Ea…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DISC$14A

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Mahdi Fleifel
An intimate, and often humorous, portrait of three generations of exile in the refugee camp of Ein el-Helweh, in southern Lebanon. Based on a we… 
CastMahdi Fleifel
LanguageArabic, English   CountryUnited Kingdom | Leb…
DOC$PG

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Nikolaj Arcel
A young queen, who is married to an insane king, falls secretly in love with her physician - and together they start a revolution that changes a… 
CastMads Mikkelsen, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard and Ali…
LanguageDanish | English | G…   CountryDenmark | Sweden
GALA$$PG

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Leonardo Di Costanzo
A boy and a girl have been locked up in an enormous abandoned building in Naples. The boy has been forced by a Camorra gang to act as her jail-k… 
CastFrancesca Riso, Alessio Gallo, Carmine Pater…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
DISC$14A

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Matteo Garrone
Luciano is a Neapolitan fishmonger who supplements his modest income by pulling off little scams with his wife Maria. A likeable, entertaining g… 
CastAniello Arena, Loredana Simioli, Nando Paone…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
SP$PG

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Adrián García Bogliano
On a family vacation, a couple’s son and daughter disappear while exploring a cave-riddled mountainside. The children eventually return home see… 
CastFrancisco Barreiro, Giancarlo Ruiz and Laura…
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico, Argentina
VAN$18A

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Yi-kwan Kang
A juvenile offender Ji-gu reunites with his young mom who he thought was dead. Ji-gu is a 15-year-old juvenile offender under probation who liv… 
CastJunghyun Lee, Youngju Seo
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
CWC$14A

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Lucien Castaing-Taylor, Véré…
In the very waters where Melville’s Pequod gave chase to Moby Dick, Leviathan captures the collaborative clash of man, nature, and machine on a … 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
WL$PG

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Peter Brosens, Jessica Hope …
In their follow-up to the remarkable Altiplano, co-directors Peter Brosens and Jessica Woodworth create a mystifying, surrealistic tale of a mou… 
CastAurélia Poirier, Django Schrevens, Sam Louwy…
LanguageFrench, Flemish   CountryBelgium / Netherland…
WL$PG

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Yuki Tanada
Tabata plays Anzu, a housewife being pressured to have a child by her mother-in-law and being forced to undergo fertility treatment. Through her… 
CastKento Nagayama, Tomoko Tabata and Mieko Hara…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
CWC$14A

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Ki-duk Kim
In the new film by controversial Korean auteur Kim Ki-duk, a brutal man employed by a loan shark is forced to reconsider his violent lifestyle w… 
CastMin-soo Jo and Jung-jin Lee
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
MAST$14A

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Ava DuVernay
When her husband is sentenced to 8 years in prison, Rudy drops out of med school in order to focus on her husband's well being while he's incarc… 
CastEmayatzy Corinealdi, David Oyelowo, Omari Ha…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CWC$14A

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Rob Stewart
The much anticipated follow-up film from the filmmakers of internationally acclaimed, box office hit Sharkwater, Revolution follows Rob Stewart … 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DOC$PG

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Katarzyna Roslaniec
Polish director Katarzyna Roslaniec follows her controversial, irresistibly scrappy debut Mall Girls with this edgy and disarmingly frank look a… 
CastMagdalena Berus, Nikodem Rozbicki, Klaudia B…
LanguagePolish   CountryPoland
CWC$14A

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Soi Cheang
A rookie cop takes on a veteran escape driver in a death defying final showdown on the motorway. A cocky young cop on the city's top-secret, hi… 
CastShawn Yue, Anthony Wong, Xiaodong Guo
LanguageCantonese   CountryHong Kong
VAN$14A

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Vasan Bala
The lives of a rookie cop, a streetwise orphan and a beautiful young ex-teacher collide explosively in the drug underworld of Mumbai in this edg… 
CastMukesh Chhabra, Zachary Coffin, Gulshan Deva…
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
CTC$14A

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Bahman Ghobadi
After thirty years spent in prisons of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Kurdish-Iranian poet Sahel finally walks free. Now the one thing keeping hi… 
CastBehrouz Vossoughi, Monica Bellucci, Belçim B…
LanguageFarsi   CountryIraq/Turkey
SP$PG

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Dan Setton
In 2009, Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad launched a plan to demonstrate that his people were deserving of statehood, inspiring them to c… 
CastSalam Fayaad
LanguageEnglish, Arabic, Heb…   CountryIsrael/Palestine/USA…
DOC$PG

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Patrice Leconte
Imagine a shop that for generations has sold all the accoutrements for the perfect suicide. This family business prospers in all its bleak miser… 
CastBernard Alane, Isabelle Spade, Kacey Mottet …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance/Canada
SP$14A

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Nenad Cicin-Sain
An artist meets a mysterious and wealthy benefactor and their relationship is not what it appears to be. In this suspenseful drama from first-t… 
CastWes Bentley, Frank Langella, Ahna O'Reilly, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Anurag Kashyap
Wasseypur careen towards their bloody date with destiny. Wasseypur is no more the town that was once consumed by the raging war between Sardar … 
CastRaj Kumar Yadav, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Nawazuddi…
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
CTC$14A

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Cristian Mungiu
Palme d'Or winner Cristian Mungiu (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days) returns with this magisterial drama about a young Romanian woman who sets out t… 
CastCosmina Stratan, Cristina Flutur and Valeriu…
LanguageRomanian   CountryRomania
MAST$PG

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Rafaël Ouellet
After being involved in a road accident causing the death of a woman, truck driver Germain’s world collapses as he feels an overwhelming sense o… 
CastJulien Poulin, Patrice Dubois, Maude Giguère…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
CWC$14A

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Rui Jun Li
Old Ma, who believes that white cranes will carry buried dead bodies to heaven, is absolutely daunted by the idea of being cremated after death.… 
CastXing Chun Ma, Tang Long, Wang Siyi
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
CWC$PG

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Sergei Loznitsa
In this eerie, dreamlike World War II drama from Sergei Loznitsa (My Joy), a partisan suspected of being a traitor is apprehended by his comrade… 
CastVladimir Svirski, Vlad Abashin, Sergei Koles…
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia/Belarus/Latvi…
CWC$14A

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Liz Garbus
Using the book 'Fragments', which collects Marilyn Monroe's poems, notes and letters, and with participation from the Arthur Miller and Truman C… 
CastElizabeth Banks, Zoe Saldana, Lindsay Lohan,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$PG

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Tobias Lindholm
In A Hijacking, Tobias Lindholm turns his attention to a current topic: piracy at sea. The cargo ship MV Rozen is heading for harbour when it is… 
CastAmalie Ihle Alstrup, Johan Philip Asbæk and …
LanguageDanish   CountryDenmark
CWC$14A

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Carlos Reygadas
Juan and his urban family live in the Mexican countryside, where they enjoy and suffer a world apart. And nobody knows if these two worlds are c… 
CastRut Reygadas, Eleazar Reygadas, Adolfo Jimén…
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico
WL$14A

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Sylvie Michel-Casey
In this acutely observed and sharply written debut feature from director Sylvie Michel, the contrasting parenting philosophies of a well-to-do d… 
CastWolfram Koch, Bettina Stucky, Leo Bruckmann,…
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
DISC$14A

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Athina Rachel Tsangari, Tsai…
The Capsule Athina Rachel Tsangari, Greece, 37’ A bevy of gorgeous Gothic goddesses vie for the attention of their headmistress on the Greek is… 
CastVarious
LanguageVarious   CountryVarious
WL$PG

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Barry Levinson
Chaos breaks out in a small Maryland town after an ecological disaster occurs. A brutal and harrowing film about a deadly parasite, The Bay ch… 
CastKristen Connolly, Jane McNeill and Michael B…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$18A