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Tommy Oliver
A father struggles to protect his daughter from the reality of her mother's drug addiction in Tommy Oliver's powerful, semi-autobiographical deb… 
CastWayne Brady, Hill Harper, Sharon Leal, Ruby …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$14A

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Catherine Breillat
An extraordinary collaboration between two legends of French cinema, Catherine Breillat’s brutally candid autobiographical drama stars Isabelle … 
CastIsabelle Huppert, Kool Shen, Lola Ursino, Ch…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MAST$14A

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Clif Prowse, Derek Lee
Best friends Derek and Clif set out on a trip of a lifetime. Their plan: travel to the ends of the earth, see the world, and live life to the fu… 
CastBaya Rehaz
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
MM$18A

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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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Neto Villalobos
A security guard who wants to get into the cockfighting game buys, befriends, and becomes inseparable from his rooster protégé Rocky, in this wi… 
CastAllan Cascante, Sylvia Sossa, Marvin Acosta,…
LanguageSpanish   CountryCosta Rica
DISC$PG

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Lucky McKee, Chris Sivertson
Midnight Madness Opening Night Film A rebel girl signs up a group of cheerleaders to help her take down the captain of their high school footba… 
CastCaitlin Stasey, Sianoa Smit-McPhee, Brooke B…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$18A

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John Ridley
OutKast’s André Benjamin stars as Jimi Hendrix in this biopic of the rock legend. Jimmy James, an unknown backup guitarist, left New York City … 
CastImogen Poots, Hayley Atwell, Andre Benjamin,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Gia Milani
An ensemble film about four everyday people: a store manager, a security guard, a fire fighter and a clerk who struggle in the aftermath of trau… 
CastCory Monteith, Karine Vanasse, Emily Hampshi…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DISC$14A

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Joe Begos
Mark Fisher disappeared from his home in a brilliant flash of blue light almost two years ago. His friend Seth Hampton was the last to see him a… 
CastGraham Skipper, Josh Ethier, Vanessa Leigh
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$18A

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Claudia Sainte-Luce
A lonely young woman becomes a live-in caregiver for an ailing but indomitable matriarch and her brood of kids, in this joyful and wonderfully n… 
CastXimena Ayala, Lisa Owen, Sonia Franco, Wendy…
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico
DISC$PG

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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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Alex Gibney
Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side) masterfully explores the fall of the disgraced cycling champion following the… 
CastLance Armstrong, Betsy Andreu, Frankie Andre…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Sarah Spillane
Christina Ricci stars as an American teacher who takes a troubled inner-city Sydney youth under her wing, in this gritty, unflinching yet inspir… 
CastChristina Ricci, Hunter Page-Lochard
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
DISC$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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Frederick Wiseman
Direct cinema pioneer Frederick Wiseman takes an in-depth look at the preeminent American university during a fall semester that saw a vigorous … 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$14A

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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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Mariana Rondón
A nine-year-old boy’s preening obsession with straightening his hair elicits a tidal wave of homophobic panic in his hard-working mother, in thi… 
CastSamantha Castillo and Samuel Lange
LanguageSpanish   CountryVenezuela
CWC$PG

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Nejib Belkadhi
Larger-than-life characters populate director Nejib Belkadhi’s spellbinding combination of film noir and magic realism, which follows a downtrod… 
CastAbdel Moneem Chouayat, Chedly Arfaoui, Lobna…
LanguageArabic   CountryTunisia
CWC$14A

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Claire Denis
Supertanker captain Marco Silvestri is called back urgently to Paris. His sister Sandra is desperate; her husband has committed suicide, the fam… 
CastVincent Lindon, Chiara Mastroianni, Lola Cré…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MAST$14A

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Joao Viana, Ali Cherri
The Battle of Tabatô Battle of Tabato, Joao Viana (83 minutes): After 30 years of exile, Baio is returning to Guinea-Bissau. His daughter Fatu … 
CastFatu Djebaté, Mamadu Baio, Mutar Djebaté
LanguageMadinka   CountryGuinea-Bissau, Leban…
WL$PG

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Amma Asante
Belle is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate bi-racial daughter of an aristocratic Royal Navy Admiral. Belle’s … 
CastGugu Mbatha Raw, Tom Wilkinson, Sarah Gadon,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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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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Aron Gaudet, Gita Pullapilly
Trapped in a dead-end industrial town in Maine, two teenage best friends (The Place Beyond the Pines’ Emory Cohen and Callan McAuliffe) take tra… 
CastEmory Cohen, Callan McAuliffe, Aidan Gillen,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$14A

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Yuval Adler
Bethlehem tells the story of the unlikely bond between Razi, an Israeli secret service officer, and his Palestinian informant Sanfur, the younge… 
CastTsahi Halevi, Sahdi Marei, Haitham Omari
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael
DISC$14A

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Leanne Pooley
Director Leanne Pooley (The Topp Twins) employs rarely seen footage, extensive archival interviews and stunning 3D technology to recreate the ep… 
CastChad Moffitt, Sonam Sherpa
LanguageEnglish   CountryNew Zealand
DOC$G

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Lawrence Kasdan
To mark the thirtieth anniversary of The Big Chill's world premiere at the Festival, we are delighted to present a sparkling 4K restoration of L… 
CastTom Berenger, Kevin Kline, William Hurt, Gle…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SE$18A

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Jeffrey Jeturian
Vilma Santos, the enduring Grand Dame of the Philippine film industry, delivers a performance of grace, courage, and peerless comic timing as a … 
CastVilma Santos, Marlon Rivera, Vincent de Jesu…
LanguageTagalog   CountryPhilippines
CWC$PG

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Levan Koguashvili
Levan Koguashvili’s film — about a lonely 40-year-old schoolteacher who takes up with the wife of a soon-to-be-released convict — is a compassio… 
CastAndro Sakhvarelidze, Ia Sukhitashvili, Archi…
LanguageGeorgian   CountryGeorgia
CWC$14A

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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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Abdellatif Kechiche
The story of a young lesbian couple's beginning, middle and possible end. At 15, Adèle doesn't question it: girls go out with boys. Her life is… 
CastLéa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Salim Kech…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$R

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Jeremy Saulnier
When the man who killed his parents is released from prison, a rootless drifter returns to his Virginia hometown to seek revenge, in this stark,… 
CastMacon Blair, Devin Ratray, Amy Hargreaves, K…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
VAN$14A

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Inês Oliveira
Sofia lives a strangely isolated life in the old apartment where she grew up in Lisbon. Mariama arrives from Guinea-Bissau, having been hired by… 
CastPaula Garcia, Aissato Indjai, Luana Quadé, B…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryPortugal
DISC$14A

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Alessio Cremonini
When two sisters learn that a member of their family has decided to desert the Syrian Army and join the Free Army, they must embark on a hazardo… 
CastDana Keilani, Sara El debuch, Wasim Abo azan
LanguageArabic   CountrySyria
DISC$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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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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Alexey Uchitel
Russian director Alexey Uchitel (The Edge) returns with this explosive, pulse-pounding crime drama about the violent rivalry that erupts when an… 
CastAlexey Mantsigyn Artur Smolyaninov Alexander…
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
CWC$14A

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Agnieszka Holland
This epic, long-form docudrama chronicles the political, legal, and moral fallout that followed after Czech student protester Jan Palach set him… 
CastTatiana Pauhofová, Jaroslava Pokorná, Petr S…
LanguageCzech   CountryCzech Republic
SP$14A

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Jody Shapiro
Director Jody Shapiro (How to Start Your Own Country) ventures into the backwoods of Maine to find the reclusive Burt Shavitz, founder and (bear… 
CastBurt Shavitz
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DOC$G

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Manuel Martín Cuenca
Carlos is the most prestigious tailor in Granada, but he’s also a murderer in the shadows. He feels no remorse, no guilt, until Nina appears in … 
CastAntonio de la Torre, Olimpia Melinte, María …
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
SP$14A

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Aaron Wilson
In this engrossing survival thriller set during the Japanese invasion of Singapore in 1942, a stranded Australian airman and a Chinese resistanc… 
CastKhan Chittenden, Tzu-yi Mo
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
DISC$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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James Franco
The latest from actor-turned-filmmaker James Franco is adapted from characteristically tough and violent Cormac McCarthy novel that draws the di… 
CastJames Franco, Scott Haze, Tim Blake Nelson a…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$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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Terry Miles
As a young woman (Lauren Lee Smith) prepares a memorial film retrospective for her late estranged father, his work begins to influence her life … 
CastJennifer Beals, Lauren Lee Smith, Ben Cotton…
LanguageFrench, English   CountryCanada
CWC$14A

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Kambozia Partovi and Jafar P…
Politically persecuted Iranian master Jafar Panahi — still under house arrest and banned from filmmaking for twenty years for engaging in "propa… 
CastMaryam Moghadam, Jafar Panahi, Kambozia Part…
LanguagePersian   CountryIran
MAST$14A

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Fernando Eimbcke
While vacationing at a beachside resort, a single mother faces inevitable separation anxiety when her 15-year-old son — who is also her best fri… 
CastMaría Renée Prudencio, Lucio Giménez Cacho G…
LanguageSpanish   CountryMexico
CWC$14A

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Pirjo Honkasalo
A 14-year-old boy in a stifling Helsinki slum takes some unwise life lessons from his soon-to-be-incarcerated older brother, in Finnish master P… 
CastJohannes Brotherus, Jari Virman, Juhan Ulfsa…
LanguageFinnish   CountryFinland
MAST$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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Leticia Tonos
The story of a shantytown of Santo Domingo where the Haitian Janvier and the Dominican Rudy — half-brothers who hate each other — will fight for… 
CastJames Saintil, Akari Endo, Yasser Michelén
LanguageSpanish   CountryDominican Republic
CWS$14A

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Madeleine Sackler
In the Republic of Belarus, Europe’s last remaining unreconstructed Communist dictatorship, the Belarus Free Theatre risks censorship, imprisonm… 
CastLavr Biarzhanin, Pavel Gorodnitski, Oleg Sid…
LanguageEnglish, Russian   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

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Sarah McCarthy
Documentarian Sarah McCarthy (The Sound of Mumbai: A Musical) returns to the Festival with this extraordinary portrait of a Wisconsin family’s s… 
CastMasha Kulabokhova, Claudio Diaz, Cheryl Diaz…
LanguageEnglish, Russian   CountryUnited Kingdom
DOC$14A

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Thanos Anastopoulos
Taking inspiration from the financial crisis that continues to devastate Greece, the third feature from Thanos Anastopoulous is a taut and timel… 
CastSavina Alimani, Aggelos Papadimas, Yorgos Sy…
LanguageGreek   CountryGreece
CTC$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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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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Menno Meyjes
In The Dinner two couples go out to dinner in a restaurant. They talk about ordinary things: work, the latest movies, holiday plans etc. They av… 
CastJacob Derwig, Thekla Reuten, Daan Schuurmans…
LanguageDutch   CountryNetherlands
CWC$14A

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Ned Benson
James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain and Viola Davis star in this innovative two-part film that relates a love story from two different perspectives. … 
CastJessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Nina Arianda…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Allison Berg, François Kerau…
An astonishing documentary portrait of the late John Wojtowicz, whose attempted robbery of a Brooklyn bank to finance his male lover’s sex-reass… 
CastJohn Wojtowicz, Liz Eden, George Heath, Tere…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$14A

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Richard Ayoade
A comedy centered on a man who is driven insane by the appearance of his doppleganger. Simon is a timid man, scratching out an isolated existen… 
CastJesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikowska, Wallace Sha…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Robin Campillo
They come from all over Eastern Europe: Russia, Romania, Chechnya. They are Eastern boys. The oldest appear no more than 25; as for the youngest… 
CastOlivier Rabourdin, Kirill Emelyanov, Daniil …
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$14A

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Peter Stebbings
Like many Native families, Lena Mahikan grew up in the cycle of abuse. Her father, a residential school survivor, was an alcoholic until he kill… 
CastJennifer Podemski, Luke Kirby, Shay Eyre, Jo…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CWC$14A

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Nicole Holofcener
A divorced woman who decides to pursue the man she's interested in learns he's her new friend's ex-husband. Eva (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) is a divo… 
CastToni Collette, Ben Falcone, Eve Hewson, Tavi…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Danis Tanovic
Acclaimed director Danis Tanovic won the Grand Jury Prize at the Berlin Film Festival for this unflinching exposé of the prejudices faced by Bos… 
CastSenada Alimanovic, Nazif Mujic, Sandra Mujic…
LanguageBosnian   CountryBosnia and Herzegovi…
CWS$14A

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Elina Psikou
A drolly absurd addition to Greece’s recent New Wave, this accomplished debut feature from Elina Psykou stars Christos Stergioglou (Dogtooth) as… 
CastChristos Stergioglou, Maria Kallimani, Yorgo…
LanguageGreek   CountryGreece
CTC$PG

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Caroline Link
When 17-year-old Ben visits his father Heinrich in Marrakech, it is the start of an adventurous journey through a foreign country with a picture… 
CastUlrich Tukur, Samuel Schneider, Hafsia Herzi…
LanguageArabic, German   CountryMorocco, Germany
SP$18A

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John Turturro
Fioravante, at his friend Murray’s suggestion, enters into the world’s oldest profession, and ends up finding something he didn’t know he was lo… 
CastJohn Turturro, Woody Allen, Vanessa Paradis,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Pan Nalin
A spectacular exploration of varied paths of devotion that converge at one of the world’s most extraordinary religious events — the Kumbh Mela —… 
CastKishan Tiwari, Hatha Yogi Baba, Baby Bajrang…
LanguageHindi   CountryIndia
DOC$PG

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Sang-ho Yeon
The sophomore feature from provocative South Korean animator Yeon Sangho (The King of Pigs) is a blistering critique of organized religion, set … 
CastYang Ikjune, Oh Jungse, Kwon Haehyo, Park He…
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
VAN$14A

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Mark Phinney
Comedian Mark Phinney makes his feature debut with this unflinchingly personal portrait of a life consumed by obesity, featuring a breakout tour… 
CastMel Rodriguez, Ashley Lauren, Jay Dugre, Cha…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$14A

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Matthew Saville
Life changes in an instant for a decorated police officer on his way home after having a few drinks when he kills a bicyclist, but he ends up hi… 
CastTom Wilkinson, Joel Edgerton, Jai Courtney, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
SP$14A

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Ben Wheatley
A psychedelic trip into magic and madness from Ben Wheatley, award-winning director of Down Terrace, Kill List and Sightseers. A single muddy W… 
CastMichael Smiley, Reese Shearsmith, Julian Bar…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
WL$14A

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Barry Avrich
Barry Avrich’s account of the life of this most unlikely revolutionary of the 1960s counterculture is energetic, iconoclastic and well researche… 
CastXaviera Hollander, Alan Dershowitz, Bob Gucc…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DOC$14A

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John Maloof, Charlie Siskel
This intriguing documentary shuttles from New York to France to Chicago as it traces the life story of the late Vivian Maier, a career nanny who… 
CastVivian Maier, John Maloof
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

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Nils Tavernier
Inspired by the remarkable real-life feats of Rick and Dick Hoyt, this sophomore drama from veteran documentarian Nils Tavernier (Aurore) is the… 
CastAlexandra Lamy, Jacques Gamblin, Fabien Hér…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$PG

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Charlie Paul
For No Good Reason explores the connection between life and art, seen through the eyes of seminal British artist Ralph Steadman. We take a trip … 
CastRalph Steadman, Johnny Depp, Terry Gilliam
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
MAV$14A

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Jasmila Zbanic
An Australian tourist discovers the silent legacy of wartime atrocities when she arrives in a seemingly idyllic little town on the border of Bos… 
CastPamela Rabe
LanguageBosnian, Serbian   CountryBosnia and Herzegovi…
SP$14A

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Philippe Kotlarski, Anne Wei…
1979: Cousins Carole and Jérôme go on an organized trip to Odessa, behind the Iron Curtain. During the day, posing as tourists celebrating their… 
CastDmitry Brauer, Alexandre Chacon, Soko, Jérém…
LanguageFrench | Hebrew | Ru…   CountryFrance
CWS$14A

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Louise Archambault
Quebecois director Louise Archambault follows her smart and refreshing debut feature Familia with this tender drama about a developmentally chal… 
CastGabrielle Marion-Rivard, Alexandre Landry, M…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Bruce LaBruce
Queering the May-December courtship of Harold and Maude, iconic provocateur Bruce LaBruce (L.A. Zombie) returns with this subversively tender ta… 
CastPier-Gabriel Lajoie, Walter Borden, Katie Bo…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
VAN$14A

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Rani Massalha
In order to find a new male giraffe for his beloved giraffe Rita, who has lost her mate in an air raid, young Ziad accompanies his father on his… 
CastSaleh Bakri, Roschdy Zem, Laure de Clermont,…
LanguageArabic   CountryPalestine
DISC$PG

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Toa Fraser
Toa Fraser’s beautifully photographed film captures the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s staging of the classic — about a deceptive nobleman’s punishm… 
CastGillian Murphy, Huan Qi
LanguageEnglish   CountryNew Zealand
CWC$G

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Sebastián Lelio
A story set in Santiago and centered on Gloria, a free-spirited older woman, and the realities of her whirlwind relationship with a former naval… 
CastPaulina García, Sergio Hernández, Diego Font…
LanguageSpanish   CountryChile
SP$18A

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Nicole Garcia
Two unlikely friends — a supply teacher and a lonely young boy suspended between two estranged parents — embark on a weekend motorcycle voyage f… 
CastLouise Bourgoin, Dominique Sanda, Pierre Roc…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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János Szász
In a village on the Hungarian border, two young brothers grow up during wartime with their cruel grandmother and must learn every trick of evil … 
CastLászló Gyémánt, András Gyémánt, Piroska Moln…
LanguageHungarian   CountryHungary
CWC$14A

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Paolo Sorrentino
The story of an aging writer who bitterly recollects his passionate, lost youth. A portrait of today's Rome. Rome, in the splendour of summer.… 
CastToni Servillo, Carlo Verdone, Sabrina Ferill…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
SP$18A

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Eli Roth
A group of student activists travel from New York City to the Amazon to save a dying tribe but crash in the jungle and are taken hostage by the … 
CastLorenza Izzo, Ariel Levy, Sky Ferreira
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$18A

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Biyi Bandele
A drama that brings together the lives of four people during the struggle to establish an independent republic in Nigeria. An epic love story: … 
CastThandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Anika Noni…
LanguageEnglish   CountryNigeria
SP$14A

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Liza Johnson
A wild teenage girl orchestrates a romance between her nanny and her father, who is a recovering addict. Johanna Parry moves to a new town to w… 
CastKristen Wiig, Guy Pearce, Christine Lahti, N…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Dome Karukoski
The leader of a gang of racist skinheads finds his prejudices and misplaced loyalties pitted against his desire for love and family when he fall… 
CastPeter Franzén, Laura Birn, Jasper Pääkkönen,…
LanguageFinnish   CountryFinland
CWC$14A

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Alanis Obomsawin
Internationally acclaimed filmmaker and activist Alanis Obomsawin (Kahnesatake: 270 Years of Resistance) chronicles the Attawapiskat First Natio… 
CastShannen Koostachin
LanguageEnglish, Cree   CountryCanada
DOC$PG

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Edgar Reitz
Edgar Reitz tells this dramatic story of love and family against the backdrop of rural Germany in the mid-19th century, a time when entire pover… 
CastJan Dieter Schneider, Antonia Bill, Maximili…
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
MAST$PG

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Jan Hrebejk
The arrival of an uninvited guest casts a shadow over an idyllic wedding celebration in this wonderfully fraught meditation on guilt and forgive… 
CastAna Geislerova, Stanislav Majer, Jiri Cerny
LanguageCzech   CountryCzech Republic
CWC$18A

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Alexandre Aja
Blamed for the brutal murder of his longtime girlfriend (Juno Temple), a small-town guy (Daniel Radcliffe) awakens one morning to find a pair of… 
CastDaniel Radcliffe, Juno Temple, Max Minghella…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
VAN$14A

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Lisa Langseth
Alicia Vikander (A Royal Affair) stars in this comedy-drama as a recovering control freak who finds support and a new lease on life when she ent… 
CastAlicia Vikander, David Dencik, Mira Eklund
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
CWC$18A

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Kevin Macdonald
An American girl on holiday in the English countryside with her family finds herself in hiding and fighting for her survival as war breaks out. … 
CastSaoirse Ronan, Tom Holland, Anna Chancellor,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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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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Bruce McDonald
Henry is married, has a son, and a decent job in advertising. Trouble is his wife is in jail for sleeping with a 14-year-old boy. Struggling to … 
CastMaxwell McCabe-Lokos, August Diehl, Sarah Al…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$14A

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Madeline Anderson
In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Toronto Women & Film Festival, founder, scholar and former programmer Kay Armatage joins us for an… 
CastRalph Abernathy, Leon Davis, Coretta Scott K…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$PG

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Iram Haq
I Am Yours is a portrait of Mina, a young Norwegian-Pakistani single mother. Mina is constantly looking for love however none of her relationshi… 
CastAmrita Acharia, Ola Rapace, Prince Singh, Ra…
LanguageNorwegian, Urdu   CountryNorway
DISC$14A

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Caroline Strubbe
A road movie. An unorthodox crime story. Portrait of an unlikely companionship. Belgian director Caroline Strubbe’s uniquely crafted second feat… 
CastKimke Desart, Zoltan Miklos Hajdu
LanguageDutch   CountryNetherlands
WL$14A

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Pawel Pawlikowski
Poland, 1962. Anna is a novice, an orphan brought up by nuns in a convent. Before she takes her vows, she is determined to see Wanda, her only l… 
CastAgata Kulesza, Dawid Ogrodnik, Agata Trzebuc…
LanguagePolish   CountryPoland
SP$PG

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Ventura Pons
Spanish director Ventura Pons returns to documentary filmmaking with this study of world-renowned museum expert Ignasi Millet. HIV-positive yet … 
CastIgnasi Millet
LanguageCatalan   CountrySpain
DOC$14A

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Anthony Chen
Teresa, a Filipino immigrant, is hired as a live-in-maid by a family in Singapore. After some initial trouble, she forms a unique bond with grad… 
CastKoh Jia Ler, Angeli Bayani, Tian Wen Chen, Y…
LanguageTagalog, Mandarin   CountrySingapore
DISC$G

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Lars Daniel Krutzkoff Jacobs…
Lars Daniel Krutzkoff Jacobsen’s corrosive look at contemporary Norwegian society is also a hilarious and provocative comedy that cuts across cl… 
CastHanne Backe-Hansen, Kjetil Krogstad Skrede, …
LanguageNorwegian   CountryNorway
CWC$14A

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Cameron Bailey
The Festival is delighted to welcome Bollywood screen legend Irrfan Kahn (appearing at the Festival in The Lunchbox and Qissa) for an in-depth o… 
CastIrrfan Khan
LanguageEnglish   CountryIndia
MAV$18

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Spike Jonze
Since bursting onto the scene with groundbreaking music videos for the likes of Daft Punk, Björk and the Beastie Boys, actor, photographer, and … 
CastJoaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$18

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Beeban Kidron
In a short span of time, our lives have been transformed by mobile phones and internet technologies — what does this mean, particularly for a ge… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
MAV$14A

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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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Young-Seok Noh
A writer hides away at an isolated B&B only to encounter a series of life-threatening characters. In this quirky comic thriller from writer-dir… 
CastJun Suk-ho and Oh Tae-kyung
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
CWC$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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Ralph Fiennes
At the height of his career, Charles Dickens meets a younger woman who becomes his secret lover until his death. Nelly (Felicity Jones), a hap… 
CastRalph Fiennes, Felicity Jones, Michelle Fair…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$14A

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Menelaos Karamaghiolis
The abduction of an Albanian-Greek orphan is the catalyst for an epic picaresque misadventure through Athens’ seedy underbelly in this dazzling … 
CastAlban Ukaj, Stefania Goulioti, Argiris Xafis…
LanguageGreek, Albanian   CountryGreece, Macedonia
CTC$14A

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Jason Reitman
The script of Paul Thomas Anderson’s groundbreaking Boogie Nights will be presented to audiences in a one-take read-through with Reitman narrati… 
CastJesse Eisenberg, Josh Brolin, Dakota Fanning…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SE$18

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Catherine Martin
Two solitary people meet each other and form a bond in the back country of the Gaspe peninsula. Inspired by Robert Bresson’s classic Mouchette,… 
CastAriane Legault, Sébastien Ricard, Hélène Flo…
LanguageFrench   CountryCanada
CWC$PG

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Frank Pavich
This fascinating documentary explores the genesis of one of cinema’s greatest epics that never was: cult filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky’s (El To… 
CastAlejandro Jodorowsky, Michel Seydoux, H.R. G…
LanguageEnglish, Spanish   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

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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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Mohamad Malas
Mohamad Malas, recognized widely as Syrian cinema’s first auteur, resurrects the ghosts of his country’s thirty-year-old dictatorship with this … 
CastNajla el Wa'za, Lara Saade, Bilal Martini, G…
LanguageArabic   CountrySyria
CWC$14A

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Richard Glatzer and Wash Wes…
The last days in the life of legendary Hollywood actor Errol Flynn. Kevin Kline stars as Errol Flynn, the swashbuckling Hollywood star and noto… 
CastDakota Fanning, Susan Sarandon, Kevin Kline
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Claude Lanzmann
The 220-minute film looks at Benjamin Murmelstein, the last president of the Jewish Council in the Theresienstadt ghetto, the concentration camp… 
CastBenjamin Murmelstein, Claude Lanzmann
LanguageGerman | French   CountryFrance | Austria
DOC$14A

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Alberto Arvelo
Rising international star Édgar Ramírez (Carlos) stars in this enthralling epic about Venezuelan political leader Simón Bolívar and his lifelong… 
CastEdgar Ramirez, María Valverde, Danny Huston,…
LanguageSpanish   CountryVenezuela
SP$14A

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Lance Daly
Life's a Breeze is a feel-good recession comedy about a family struggling to stay afloat and together through hard times in Ireland. A Dublin f… 
CastFionnula Flanagan, Pat Shortt, Kelly Thornto…
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland
CWC$14A

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Hirokazu Koreeda
Two families are forced to choose between nature and nurture — between their natural sons and the sons they have raised. 
CastMasaharu Fukuyama, Machiko Ono, Yoko Maki, L…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
SP$PG

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Alexandre Rockwell, Raisa Bo…
Determined to see "the river," two young children living in Los Angeles leave home to embark on a magical urban odyssey, in the marvelous new fi… 
CastLana Rockwell, Nico Rockwell, Rene Cuante-Ba…
LanguageEnglish, Spanish   CountryUSA, Puerto Rico
CWC$PG

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Arnaud Larrieu, Jean-Marie L…
Mark, a professor of literature at the University of Lausanne, finds his lover (one of his students) dead in her bed. Not knowing what to do, an… 
CastMathieu Amalric, Karin Viard, Sara Forestier…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Megan Griffiths
A rock journalist is assigned to track down her ex-boyfriend. Lucky Them tells the story of Ellie Klug (Toni Collette), a rock journalist who … 
CastToni Collette, Ryan Eggold, Oliver Platt, Ni…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Ron Howard
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Ron Howard joins us onstage for a live conversation, preceded by the world premiere of his star-studded concert … 
CastD’Angelo, Dirty Projectors, Gary Clark Jr, T…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$14A

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Yuri Bykov
Sergey Sobolev, a major at the local police office, is driving to the hospital where his wife is about to give birth. High from happiness, he’s … 
CastYury Bykov, Denis Shvedov, Irina Nizina, Ily…
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
CWC$14A

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Keanu Reeves
A young martial artist's unparalleled Tai Chi skills land him in a highly lucrative underworld fight club. Keanu Reeves makes his directorial d… 
CastTiger Hu Chen, Keanu Reeves, Karen Mok
LanguageEnglish, Cantonese, …   CountryUSA, Hong Kong, Chin…
SP$18A

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Stephanie Spray, Pacho Velez
The makers of last year’s Festival hit Leviathan served as producers on this astounding sensorial stunner that takes us on a state-of-the-art ca… 
CastChabbi Lal Gandharba, Anish Gandharba, Bindu…
LanguageNepali   CountryNepal
WL$PG

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Mohammad Rasoulof
Khosrow and Morteza set out on a mission to kill someone. The assassination ought to be arranged as a suicide. At the last minute however, they … 
CastUnknown
LanguagePersian   CountryIran
CWC$14A

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Thomas Imbach
A queen who lost three kingdoms. A wife who lost three husbands. A woman who lost her head. The brilliant young French actress Camille Rutherfo… 
CastCamille Rutherford, Mehdi Dehbi, Sean Bigger…
LanguageEnglish, French   CountrySwitzerland, France…
SP$14A

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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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Josh C. Waller
Over the course of one feverish day, a harried narcotics detective (David Morse) and his reluctant partner (Mike Vogel) frantically track down a… 
CastDavid Morse, Cory Monteith, Mike Vogel, Ciar…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CWC$14A

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Ragnar Bragason
Acclaimed Icelandic filmmaker Ragnar Bragason (Children, Parents) directs this darkly comic drama about a grief-stricken young woman who adopts … 
CastIngvar Eggert Sigurðsson, Þorbjörg Helga Dyr…
LanguageIcelandic   CountryIceland
CWC$14A

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Nimród Antal
Dane DeHaan (The Place Beyond the Pines) stars as a Metallica roadie dispatched to hell and back in this mind-blowing mash-up of concert film an… 
CastDane DeHaan
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SE$18A

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Chris Jordan
Renowned photo-based artist Chris Jordan’s feature debut focuses on the albatrosses who inhabit the remote Midway Atoll island, nesting amidst m… 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

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Manolo Nieto
A university student involved in militant leftist activism is faced with some difficult decisions when his father suddenly dies, leaving him in … 
CastFelipe Dieste
LanguageSpanish   CountryUruguay
DISC$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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