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Kôji Shiraishi
The vengeful spirits of the Ring and Grudge series face off. After viewing a legendary cursed videotape, Natsumi discovers she has only two day… 
CastMizuki Yamamoto, Tina Tamashiro, Aimi Satsuk…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
MM$14A

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Ulrich Seidl
Austrian provocateur Ulrich Seidl (Dog Days) returns to Africa for this raw, grimly humourous portrait of European tourists hunting animals for … 
CastGerald Eichinger, Eva Hofmann, Manuel Eichin…
LanguageGerman   CountryAustria
MAST$18

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Asghar Farhadi
A sudden eruption of violence creates an atmosphere of simmering tension between a husband and wife, in this work of slow-burning domestic suspe… 
CastShahab Hosseini and Taraneh Alidousti
LanguagePersian   CountryIran
SP$18

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Werner Herzog
Shot in Bolivia, writer-director Werner Herzog’s Salt and Fire follows a mysterious hostage-taking where the leader of a small scientific delega… 
CastMichael Shannon, Gael García Bernal and Vero…
LanguageEnglish, Spanish   CountryUSA, Bolivia
SP$14A

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Amanda Kernell
In this powerful feature debut, a teenage Sámi girl is forcibly removed from her family home and sent to a state boarding school with the missio… 
CastLene Cecilia Sparrok, Mia Erika Sparrok, Maj…
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
DISC$14A

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Elite Zexer
In a Bedouin village in the southern Israel desert, a matriarch preparing for her husband’s marriage to a second wife takes out her suppressed e… 
CastLamis Ammar, Ruba Blal-Asfour, Haitham Omari…
LanguageArabic   CountryIsrael
DISC$PG

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Carlos Lechuga
A dissident, homosexual Cuban novelist strikes up an unlikely rapport with the government watcher assigned to keep him from speaking during an u… 
CastLola Amores, Eduardo Martinez, George Abreu,…
LanguageSpanish   CountryCuba / Colombia
CWC$14A

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Jim Sheridan
A once vibrant and lively beauty in her youth, Roseanne McNulty has spent the majority of her adult life confined to a mental hospital in rural … 
CastVanessa Redgrave, Rooney Mara, Theo James, E…
LanguageEnglish   CountryIreland
GALA$$14A

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Mamadou Dia, Sanja Zivkovic,…
Samedi Cinema - In northern Senegal, a couple of resourceful young cinephiles hatch a plan to raise the cash for a couple of movie tickets befor… 
CastFallou Keita, Assane Lo, Saikou Lo, Cheikh A…
LanguageFulah/Pulaar, Wolof,…   CountrySenegal / USA, Canad…
SC$18

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Theodore Ushev, Rebecca Adde…
Blind Vaysha - With one eye that can only see the past and one that can only see the future, a girl is tormented by two irreconcilable realities… 
CastCaroline Dhavernas, Liisa Repo-Martell, Chri…
LanguageEnglish, Swedish   CountryCanada, Sweden, USA,…
SC$18

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Pooja Gurung and Bibhusan Ba…
Dadyaa - In their remote village, haunted by memories, Atimaley and Devi find themselves faced with a dilemma when a dear friend leaves without … 
CastParimal Damai, Chham Kala Damai, Mara Joly, …
LanguageNepali, French, Gree…   CountryNepal, Canada, Greec…
SC$18

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Terril Calder, Ena Sendijare…
SNIP - In this richly layered stop-motion animation, written and narrated by award-winning author Joseph Boyden, Annie and Gordon travel through… 
CastJoseph Boyden, Alena Dzebo, Mario Knezovic, …
LanguageEnglish, Dutch, Bosn…   CountryCanada, Netherlands,…
SC$18

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Leo Matsuda, Haya Waseem, Ra…
Inner Workings - Inner Workings goes inside a man’s psyche to show us the battle between his practical side and his carefree impulses. With grea… 
CastYatharth Bhatt, Saad Siddiqui, Alderic Kenné…
LanguageEnglish, Urdu, Frenc…   CountryUSA, Canada, Armenia…
SC$18

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Mirrah Foulkes, Maxwell McCa…
Trespass - A woman walking her dog alone in the forest finds company she didn’t expect and an enigma she can’t comprehend. Trespass is a thrille… 
CastMaya Stange, Sara West, Maxwell McCabe-Lokos…
LanguageEnglish, Hungarian, …   CountryAustralia, Canada, S…
SC$18

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Julia Pott, Jay Cheel, Kelto…
Summer Camp Island - For anyone who’s ever dreamed of owning talking pyjamas, no other selection at TIFF 2016 will elicit more giddy joy than th… 
CastAshley Boettcher, Justin Felbinger, Thomas V…
LanguageEnglish, Swedish, He…   CountryUSA, Canada, Sweden,…
SC$18

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Jia Zhang-ke, Eimi Imanishi,…
The Hedonists - What begins as an everyday tragedy about the hard lot of workers in our age of economic volatility becomes something unexpected … 
CastLiang Jingdong, Han Sanming, Yuan Wenqian, M…
LanguageMandarin, Arabic, En…   CountryChina, Algeria, USA,…
SC$18

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Ryan Noth and Tess Girard, S…
The Road to Webequie - A mining company has promised to create opportunities for the remote Webequie First Nation. Through the eyes of three you… 
CastMishqah Parthiephal, Hemish Kyd , Joy Mbwena…
LanguageEnglish, Hindi, Zulu…   CountryCanada, South Africa…
SC$18

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François Jaros, Francisca Al…
Oh What a Wonderful Feeling - In this eye-popping film by Montreal’s François Jaros, a truck stop becomes a sinister realm of mystery. Though th… 
CastKarelle Tremblay, Frédérike Bédard, Catherin…
LanguageEnglish, Spanish, Fr…   CountryCanada, Chile, Germa…
SC$18

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Gabriel Abrantes, Timothy Ba…
A Brief History of Princess X - Commissioned to create a bust of Napoleon’s great-grand-niece Marie Bonaparte, the sculptor Brâncusi instead del… 
CastJoana Barrios, Francisco Cipriano, Pritt Tim…
LanguageEnglish, Indonesian,…   CountryUnited Kingdom, Cana…
SC$18

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Cristi Puiu
A patriarch’s wake turns into a full-on familial tempest, in the brilliant new film from uncompromising Romanian auteur Cristi Puiu (The Death o… 
CastMimi Branescu, Judith State, Bogdan Dumitrac…
LanguageRomanian   CountryRomania
MAST$18

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Garth Jennings
A show-biz impresario who happens to be a koala attracts a menagerie of musical hopefuls when he holds a singing contest to try and save his the… 
CastMatthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$G

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Albert Serra
Commissioned for “Catalonia in Venice” at last year’s Venice Biennale by curator Chus Martínez, Albert Serra’s monumental five-screen film insta… 
CastUnknown
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
WLFree18

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Tony Guma, John Rose
Liverpool concert promoter and rock 'n' roll true believer Sam Leach offers a rollicking account of his role in raising the profile of T… 
CastSam Leach
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA / United Kingdom…
DOC$PG

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Jamie Kastner
The Skyjacker’s Tale is a documentary thriller about Ishmael Muslim Ali (né Labeet), one of the most wanted U.S. fugitives ever, who successfull… 
CastIshmael Muslim Ali, Margaret Ratner Kunstler…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DOC$14A

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Oliver Stone
Academy Award–winning director Oliver Stone tackles one of the most important and fascinating true stories of the 21st century. This politically… 
CastJoseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Meli…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Jonathan Demme
Jonathan Demme joins us for this 30th-anniversary screening of his anarchic cult classic, about an irrepressible free spirit (Melanie Griffith) … 
CastMelanie Griffith, Jeff Daniels, Ray Liotta
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
CTQFreeR

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Yang ZHANG
Zhang Yang (Shower, Quitting) adapts two novels by Tibetan writer Tashi Dawa for this stunning mystical epic about a killer on the run who is en… 
CastKimba, Quni Ciren, Siano Dudiom Zahi, Solang…
LanguageTibetan   CountryChina
CWC$14A

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Bavo Defurne
Liliane was once “Laura”, a rising star in the singing world, who had her moment of glory when she finished second behind Abba in the 1974 Europ… 
CastIsabelle Huppert, Kévin Azaïs, and Johan Ley…
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium/Luxembourg/F…
SP$PG

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Hugh Gibson
The Stairs tells the story of Marty, Greg, and Roxanne, each of whom survived decades of street involvement in Toronto. Using that experience, e… 
CastMartin Thompson, Roxanne Smith, Greg Bell
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
DOC$14A

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Katherine Dieckmann
A lyrical, emotionally rich drama tracking Darcy as she travels the Deep South with her friend in an effort to process her grief over the loss o… 
CastHolly Hunter, Carrie Coon, and Kim Coates
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Marco Bellocchio
Italian master Marco Bellocchio (Vincere, Blood of My Blood) adapts the popular biographical novel by Massimo Gramellini, about a journalist who… 
CastBérénice Bejo, Emmanuelle Devos, Valerio Mas…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
MAST$PG