42nd Toronto International Film Festival®
September 7-17, 2017

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

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Radu Jude
Family conflict produces comedy in this story of a young girl who wins a car in a lottery and her scheming parents who insist on selling it. 
CastAndreea Bosneag, Doru Catanescu, Alexandru G…
LanguageRomanian   CountryRomania/Netherlands…
DISC$18

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Perry Henzell
Ivanhoe Martin comes to the city to make it big singing Reggae. However, he finds life in the city to be harder than he thought. Preceded by sh… 
CastJimmy Cliff, Janet Bartley, Carl Bradshaw
LanguageEnglish   CountryJamaica
YDSFree14A

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

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Daniel Barber
Sir Michael Caine has described himself as an Everyman. But not every man can match his achievements. In this Mavericks conversation, we’ll get … 
CastMichael Caine
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
MAV$18

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Shalizeh Arefpour
World Premiere A young Iranian girl falls in love with an immigrant student from Afghanistan, causing her family to react with anger. 
CastBaran Kosari, Mehrdad Sedighian, Khosro Shak…
LanguagePersian   CountryIran
CWC$18

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Ahmad Abdalla
[NOTE: "After much local debate, the producers of HELIOPOLIS decided to withdraw the film from the Toronto International Film Festival. Withdra… 
CastKhaled Abol Naga, Hany Adel, Yousra El Lozy,…
LanguageArabic   CountryEgypt
DISC$PG

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Boris Khlebnikov
Following the whimsical, warm-hearted relationship between two men, Help Gone Mad is a modern-day depiction of the theme of Don Quixote and Sanc… 
CastEugene Syty, Sergey Dreiden, Anna Mikhalkova…
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
CWC$18

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Alain Resnais
From modernist master Alain Resnais comes a romantic adventure based around the simple act of losing a wallet. 
CastSabine Azema, André Dussollier, Anne Consign…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MAST$18

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Gary Yates
Two drug-addled brothers go for one last major score in writer-director Gary Yates’s energetic and funny crime comedy. 
CastTimothy Olyphant, Stephen Eric McIntyre, Ros…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
CWC$14A

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Dev Khanna
Ever wondered what the afterlife is like? Dev Khanna provides us with a cynical take on romanticized visions of eternal happiness in this charmi… 
CastDavid Fox, Georgina Reilly, Sean Clement, Kr…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SCC$PG

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Valery Todorovsky
In a fantastical 1950s Moscow, straight-laced Mels swaps his drab Communist uniform for a saxophone, pompadour and zoot suit in this vibrant mus… 
CastAnton Shagin, Oksana Akinshina, Evgeniya Khi…
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
VAN$PG

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Valery Todorovsky
Swing-dance lessons followed by a concert at 9 pm featuring Aelita with the Galaxy All-Star Orchestra in honour of the Russian musical screening… 
CastThe Galaxy All-Star Orchestra
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
YDSFreePG

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Pablo Stoll
World Premiere Juan sings in a rock band, but he doesn’t talk much. He also works at a bakery during the night and sleeps most of the day. This … 
CastJuan Andrés Stoll, Guillermo Stoll, Mario St…
LanguageSpanish   CountryUruguay
VIS$PG

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Raphaël Nadjari
This invigorating exploration of Israeli cinema draws upon numerous clips and engrossing interviews with filmmakers and historians. Part 1 cover… 
CastNaftali Alter, Mohammed Bakri, Haim Bouzaglo…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael/France
CTC$18

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Raphaël Nadjari
In the second of this two-part documentary, filmmakers and scholars explore the development of Israel’s film culture from 1978 to the present. 
CastNaftali Alter, Mohammed Bakri, Haim Bouzaglo…
LanguageHebrew   CountryIsrael/France
CTC$18

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

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Goran Paskaljevic
Two young married couples take off and travel abroad to the promised lands of better opportunities, but hope collapses when their expectations d… 
CastLazar Ristovski, Petar Bozovic, Mira Banjac
LanguageItalian | Albanian …   CountrySerbia/Albania/Italy…
MAST$18

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Suzana Amaral
Enigmatic and perturbing, Suzana Amaral’s Hotel Atlântico takes us on a mysterious journey through Brazil’s southern landscapes. The film follow… 
CastMariana Ximenes, Gero Camilo, João Miguel, J…
LanguagePortuguese   CountryBrazil
MAST$PG

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Mika Kaurismäki
Family therapist Juhani and business trainer Taula decide to divorce in a civilized manner. Despite these good intentions, things turn ugly and … 
CastHannu-Pekka Björkman, Elina Knihtilä, Antti …
LanguageFinnish   CountryFinland
CWC$18

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Michael Tucker and Petra Epp…
The makers of Gunner Palace follow U.S. soldiers as they create new lives post-Iraq—from a Congressional candidate in Buffalo to a cage fighter … 
CastUnknown
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
RTR$14A

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Alejandro Fernandez Almendra…
A warm family saga which follows 24 hours in the life of a poverty-stricken provincial family in central Chile. 
CastClemira Aguayo, Alejandra Yanez, Cornelio Vi…
LanguageSpanish   CountryChile
CWC$18

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