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September 7-17, 2023

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AGO Bader Elgin-Winter HotDocs Lightbox Princess RTH Ryerson Scotia –ALL

Isabel Bader theatre

FRI.05.SEP at 6:00pm [2014]


Reviews
Raoul Peck
In the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake, a middle-aged Port-au-Prince couple come face to face with the stark contradictions of Haitian society … 
CastAlex Descas, Joy Olasunmibo Ogunmakin, Thiba…
LanguageFrench   CountryHaiti
MAST$18

FRI.05.SEP at 9:15pm [2014]


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Jacob Tierney
A 35-year-old woman fakes being pregnant to fit in with her friends. When 35-year-old Ruth ruins a baby shower with her juvenile antics, her ol… 
CastSonja Bennett, Paul Campbell, Danny Trejo, J…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$18

SAT.06.SEP at 10:30am [2014]


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Yim Pil-sung
A university professor gradually succumbing to blindness is entranced by an obsessive love in this modern-day adaptation of a classic Korean fai… 
CastJung Woo-sung, Esom
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
CTC$14A

SAT.06.SEP at 1:45pm [2014]


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Szabolcs Hajdu
 
CastIsaach De Bankole, Razvan Vasilescu, Orsolya…
LanguageRomanian   CountryHungary | Slovakia
CWC$18

SAT.06.SEP at 7:00pm [2014]


Reviews
Laurent Cantet
A terrace overlooking Havana. Five friends gather to celebrate the return of Amadeo after 16 years of exile. From dusk to dawn, they reminisce a… 
Cast
LanguageSpanish   CountryFrance
SP$PG

SAT.06.SEP at 9:45pm [2014]


Reviews
Mikael Marcimain
 
CastDavid Dencik, Ruth Vega Fernandez, David Fuk…
LanguageSwedish   CountrySweden
SP$18

SUN.07.SEP at 9:45am [2014]


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An orphaned 12-year-old boy is sent to prestigious music school where he struggles to join an elite group of world-class singers. No one expects… 
CastDustin Hoffman, Kathy Bates, Josh Lucas, Kev…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$18

SUN.07.SEP at 12:30pm [2014]


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Matthew Warchus
In 1984 Britain, a ragtag band of activists from London’s queer community form an unlikely, anti-Thatcherite alliance with striking Welsh miners… 
CastBill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West, P…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$$14A

SUN.07.SEP at 6:45pm [2014]


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In an idyllic seaside city in the Dominican Republic, the long-time relationship between a beautiful and impoverished young local girl and her w… 
CastGeraldine Chaplin, Yanet Mojica, Ricardo Ari…
LanguageSpanish   CountryDominican Republic
CWC$14A

SUN.07.SEP at 9:15pm [2014]


Reviews
Tetsuya Nakashima
When beautiful straight-A high school student Kanako goes missing, her mother asks ex-husband Akikazu — a drifting, irresponsible former cop — t… 
Cast
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
VAN$R

MON.08.SEP at 5:00pm [2014]


Reviews
Julie Taymor
After the screening, Julie Taymor will participate in an extended conversation about its making. Of all Shakespeare’s plays, A Midsummer Night’… 
CastTina Benko, Max Casella, David Harewood, Kat…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$PG

MON.08.SEP at 9:00pm [2014]


Reviews
Krzysztof Zanussi
A dashing young Italian in Poland finds himself caught between two women — a novitiate nun and a ruthless corporate ladder-climber — in this lac… 
CastRiccardo Leonelli, Agnieszka Grochowska, Aga…
LanguagePolish   CountryPoland/Italy
MAST$18

TUE.09.SEP at 6:00pm [2014]


Reviews
Xiaoshuai Wang
A retired widow has her daily routine derailed when she starts receiving mysterious, anonymous phone calls, in this scintillating thriller from … 
CastLi Zhong, Shi Liu, Feng Yuanzheng, Qin Hao, …
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina
SP$PG

TUE.09.SEP at 9:00pm [2014]


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Cast
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$18

WED.10.SEP at 4:45pm [2014]


Reviews
Hong Sang-soo
South Korean master Hong Sang-soo crafts yet another delightful, soju-saturated tale of love thwarted in this story of a heartsick Japanese man … 
Cast
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
MAST$PG

WED.10.SEP at 6:30pm [2014]


Reviews
Xavier Dolan, Bruce Greenwood and Catherine Keener star in this big-screen adaptation of the play by Nicolas Billon about a psychiatrist who is … 
CastBruce Greenwood, Xavier Dolan, Catherine Kee…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
SP$18

WED.10.SEP at 9:30pm [2014]


Reviews
Ann Hui
Xiao Hong, one of the most famous female writers, lived through the most turbulent times in contemporary China. Her estrangement from her father… 
CastWei Tang, Shaofeng Feng, Lei Hao
LanguageMandarin   CountryChina/Hong Kong
MAST$14A

THU.11.SEP at 4:45pm [2014]


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Ethan Hawke
Ethan Hawke directs this intimate documentary portrait of classical pianist, composer, author, teacher and sage Seymour Bernstein. Ethan Hawke:… 
CastSeymour Bernstein
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$PG

THU.11.SEP at 7:15pm [2014]


Reviews
Liew Seng Tat
The superstitious inhabitants of a small Malaysian village go to ever sillier extremes to exorcize the "ghost" they believe is haunting a dilapi… 
CastWan Hanafi Su, Soffi Jikan, Harun Salim Bach…
LanguageMalay   CountryMalaysia
CWC$PG

THU.11.SEP at 9:45pm [2014]


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Seong-hoon Kim
A luckless police detective becomes the target of blackmail after trying to cover up a hit-and-run in this wild neo-noir thriller. Detective Go… 
CastSeon-gyun Lee, Jin-woong Jo, Man-shik Jeong
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
CTC$PG

FRI.12.SEP at 5:00pm [2014]


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Ole Christian Madsen
Leading Danish filmmaker Ole Christian Madsen (Flame & Citron) directs this epic, continent-crossing countercultural romance based on events tha… 
Cast
LanguageDanish   CountryDenmark
CWC$18A

FRI.12.SEP at 8:00pm [2014]


Reviews
Mario Martone
A luminously beautiful biopic of the celebrated eighteenth-century Italian poet, essayist and philosopher Giacomo Leopardi, who created immortal… 
CastElio Germano, Michele Riondino, Massimo Popo…
LanguageItalian   CountryItaly
CWC$PG

SAT.13.SEP at 9:30am [2014]


Reviews
Philip Martin
A former art prodigy and second generation petty thief buys his way out of prison to spend time with his ailing son. To do so, he must team up w… 
CastJohn Travolta, Christopher Plummer, Tye Sher…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$18

SAT.13.SEP at 12:00pm [2014]


Reviews
Joel Lamangan
A middle-aged domestic worker remains fiercely loyal to her employer even as it draws her ever deeper into the dirty world of human trafficking,… 
CastNora Aunor, Romnick Sarmenta, Rosanna Roces,…
LanguageTagalog   CountryPhilippines
CWC$14A

SAT.13.SEP at 3:00pm [2014]


Reviews
 
Cast
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$18

SAT.13.SEP at 6:15pm [2014]


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Two decades after forging an unlikely alliance in Pol Pot's Cambodia, a French ethnologist and a former Khmer Rouge official meet again after th… 
Cast
LanguageFrench   CountryCambodia
SP$14A

SAT.13.SEP at 9:00pm [2014]


Reviews
Ryuichi Hiroki
This erotically charged drama from Japanese director Ryuichi Hiroki (Vibrator) traces the intersecting stories of a group of employees and visit… 
CastKaho Minami, Atsuko Maeda, Jun Murakami, Sho…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
CWC$18A

SUN.14.SEP at 9:45am [2014]


Reviews
Sarah Leonor
Recuperating in Paris after being wounded in Afghanistan, a French Foreign Legion soldier is reunited with the man who saved his life and unexpe… 
Cast
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
DISC$14A

SUN.14.SEP at 12:45pm [2014]


Reviews
While on a cycling tour of Belgium, a close-knit group of friends must deal with one of their members’ decision to end his life with dignity, in… 
Cast
LanguageGerman   CountryGermany
CWS$PG

SUN.14.SEP at 3:30pm [2014]


Reviews
Julie Lopes-Curval
Class barriers threaten the budding romance of two young lovers striving to realize their artistic ambitions. Twenty-year-old Alice lives in No… 
CastAna Girardot, Bastien Bouillon, Baptiste Lec…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
CWC$R

SUN.14.SEP at 6:00pm [2014]


Reviews
Laurent Cantet
A terrace overlooking Havana. Five friends gather to celebrate the return of Amadeo after 16 years of exile. From dusk to dawn, they reminisce a… 
Cast
LanguageSpanish   CountryFrance
SP$PG

SUN.14.SEP at 9:00pm [2014]


Reviews
Im Kwon-taek
A middle-aged man who has recently lost his wife to cancer indulges in fantasies about a young woman at his work in the new film from Korean mas… 
CastAhn Sung-ki, Kim Qyu-ri,Kim Ho-jung
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
MAST$14A