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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

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Toa Fraser
Hongi, a Maori chieftain's teenage son, must avenge his father's murder in order to bring peace and honour to the souls of his loved ones after … 
CastJames Rolleston, Lawrence Makoare, Te Kohe T…
LanguageMaori   CountryNew Zealand
SP$18A

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Sion Sono
Midnight Madness Opening Night Film. Set in an alternate Tokyo of the near future, director Sion Sono continues his run of sensational films wi… 
CastAkihiro Kitamura, Hitomi Katayama, Ryôhei Su…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
MM$R

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Barry Levinson
The Humbling tells the story of a legendary stage actor who has an affair with a lesbian woman half his age at a secluded country house in Conne… 
CastAl Pacino, Mandy Patinkin, Dianne Wiest, Gre…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Peter Chan
Drawing on remarkable true stories, Peter Chan delivers a moving drama about child abduction in China. Huang Bo stars as a father whose young so… 
CastWei Zhao, Bo Huang, Dawei Tong
LanguageCantonese, Mandarin…   CountryHong Kong
SP$14A

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Mia Hansen-Løve
In the '90s, French electronic music is developing at a fast pace. Entering this exciting Parisian nightlife, Paul and his best friend form a DJ… 
CastFelix de Givry, Pauline Etienne, Vincent Mac…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Morgan Matthews
Young mathematics prodigy Nathan struggles with people but finds comfort in numbers. When Nathan wins a place at the Mathematics Olympiad, he de… 
CastAsa Butterfield, Rafe Spall, Sally Hawkins, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
DISC$PG

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Jalmari Heleander
The fate of the most powerful man in the world lies in the hands of a 13-year-old boy. Plunged into a deadly game of cat and mouse, Oskari and t… 
CastSamuel L. Jackson, Onni Tommila, Ray Stevens…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
MM$18A

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Dan Gilroy
Lou Bloom, a driven young man, discovers the nocturnal world of L.A. crime journalism. Joining a group of freelance camera crews who film market… 
CastJake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Riz Ahmed, Bill…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$18A

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Joann Sfar, Tomm Moore, Bill…
Inspired by the beloved 1923 classic, Kahlil Gibran's "The Prophet" is a richly-animated story and celebration of Gibran's book, created by arti… 
CastLiam Neeson, Salma Hayek, John Krasinski, Fr…
LanguageEnglish   CountryLebanon, Qatar
SP$PG

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Jason Reitman
Men, Women and Children follows the story of a group of high school teenagers and their parents as they attempt to navigate the many ways the in… 
CastJennifer Garner, Adam Sandler, Judy Greer, A…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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James Franco
A look at the trials and tribulations of The Compson siblings, living in the deep south during the early part of the 20th century. [It is the s… 
CastJames Franco, Joey King, Seth Rogen, Scott H…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18

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Kevin Smith
Wallace (Justin Long) is a podcaster on a mission who thinks he has found the story of a lifetime in Howard Howe (Michael Parks), an adventurer … 
CastJustin Long, Michael Parks, Genesis Rodrigue…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$$R

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David Thorpe
This Mavericks world-premiere presentation of Do I Sound Gay? is followed by a live discussion between Thorpe and Savage, whose trademark wit an… 
CastDan Savage
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MAV$PG

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Sean Evans and Roger Waters
A rib-rattling, sonically stupendous document of the Pink Floyd frontman’s continent-crossing concert tour with his epic stage show The Wall Liv… 
CastRoger Waters, Dave Kilminster, Snowy White, …
LanguageEnglish   CountryUnited Kingdom
SP$$18

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Hal Hartley
Ned Rifle is the third and final chapter of Hal Hartley's tragicomic epic begun with Henry Fool (1997) and continued with Fay Grim (2007). At on… 
CastAubrey Plaza, Parker Posey, Liam Aiken
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18A

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Richard LaGravenese
In this adaptation of the hit Broadway musical, The Last Five Years is a musical deconstruction of a love affair and a marriage taking place ove… 
CastAnna Kendrick, Jeremy Jordan, Natalie Knepp
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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David Robert Mitchell
For 19-year-old Jay (Maika Monroe), the fall should be about school, boys and weekends at the lake. Yet after a seemingly innocent sexual encoun… 
CastMaika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Daniel Zovatto…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$R

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Antoine Fuqua
In this big-screen adaptation of the cult ‘80s TV show, McCall believes he has put his past behind him and has dedicated himself to beginning a … 
CastDenzel Washington, Marton Csokas, Chloë Grac…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A

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Damien Chazelle
Andrew Neyman is an ambitious young jazz drummer, single-minded in his pursuit to rise to the top of his elite East Coast music conservatory. Pl… 
CastMiles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist,…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18

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Ross Katz
A young, narcissistic entrepreneur crashes and burns on the eve of his company’s big launch. With his entire life in total disarray, he leaves M… 
CastRose Byrne, Nick Kroll and Bobby Cannavale
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$18

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Michael Moore
In addition to introducing the special screening of Roger & Me, the Academy Award-winning director will kick off the TIFF Doc Conference with a … 
CastMichael Moore, Roger B. Smith, Pat Boone, An…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DOC$14A

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Mark Hartley
Director Mark Hartley (Not Quite Hollywood, Machete Maidens Unleashed!) continues his delightful documentary disinterment of down-market movie d… 
CastMolly Ringwald, Dolph Lundgren, Bo Derek, Ro…
LanguageEnglish   CountryAustralia
MM$18A

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Ramin Bahrani
After his family is evicted from their home, proud and desperate construction worker Dennis Nash tries to win his home back by striking a deal w… 
CastAndrew Garfield, Laura Dern, Michael Shannon
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$18

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Richard Glatzer, Wash Westmo…
Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a de… 
CastKristen Stewart, Alec Baldwin, Kate Bosworth…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Gabe Polsky
A smash hit at this year’s Cannes, director Gabe Polsky’s exhilarating documentary chronicles the rise and fall of Soviet hockey in the 1980s. 
CastSlava Fetisov, Vladislav Tretiak, Scotty Bow…
LanguageRussian   CountryRussia
DOC$PG

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Andrew Niccol
A Las Vegas-based fighter pilot turned drone pilot fights the Taliban by remote control for 12 hours a day, then goes home to the suburbs and f… 
CastEthan Hawke, January Jones, Zoë Kravitz
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Jaume Balagueró
Angela Vidal wakes up in a high-security quarantine facility, sole survivor and witness to the horrific events inside the building. But does she… 
CastManuela Velasco, María Alfonsa Rosso, Héctor…
LanguageSpanish   CountrySpain
MM$R

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Sung Bo Shim
The ragtag crew of a fishing boat takes on a dangerous commission to smuggle a group of illegal immigrants from China to Korea, in this tense hi… 
CastKim Yoon-seok, Park Yoo- chun
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
GALA$$14A

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Andrew Niccol
A Las Vegas-based fighter pilot turned drone pilot fights the Taliban by remote control for 12 hours a day, then goes home to the suburbs and f… 
CastEthan Hawke, January Jones, Zoë Kravitz
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Jean-Luc Godard
The idea is simple: A married woman and a single man meet. They love, they argue, fists fly. A dog strays between town and country. The seasons … 
CastHéloise Godet, Kamel Abdeli, Zoé Bruneau, Ch…
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
MAST$R

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Andrew Lau, Andrew Loo
Executive produced by Martin Scorsese, this dizzying, decade-spanning crime saga from Hong Kong directors Andrew Lau (Infernal Affairs) and Andr… 
CastRay Liotta, Justin Chon, Kevin Wu, Harry Shu…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$18

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Jonas Govaerts
Young, imaginative 12-year-old Sam heads off to camp with his Cub Scouts pack. In the woods, he stumbles upon a strange tree house and a masked,… 
CastEvelien Bosmans, Stef Aerts, Titus De Voogdt…
LanguageFrench   CountryBelgium
MM$R

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Richard Glatzer, Wash Westmo…
Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a de… 
CastKristen Stewart, Alec Baldwin, Kate Bosworth…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Jean-Baptiste Léonetti
Ben, a young man who works as a hunting guide, gets a job of a lifetime when he is hired by Madec, a wealthy businessman from Los Angeles, to hu… 
CastMichael Douglas, Jeremy Irvine, Hannah Manga…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Takashi Miike
A star, Miyuki Goto (Ko Shibasaki) plays Oiwa, the protagonist in a new play based on the ghost story Yotsuya Kaidan. She pulls some strings to … 
CastKo Shibasaki, Ebizo Ichikawa, Miho Nakanishi…
LanguageJapanese   CountryJapan
VAN$R

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Marjane Satrapi
An awkward young shipping clerk (Ryan Reynolds) goes off his strict regimen of antipsychotics — with horrifyingly hilarious results — in this de… 
CastRyan Reynolds, Gemma Arterton, Anna Kendrick…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
VAN$$18

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Matthew Kennedy, Adam Brooks
From members of Winnipeg’s infamous Astron-6 collective comes a loving homage and absurdist send-up of the Italian giallo genre. Rey Ciso was on… 
CastUdo Kier, Tristan Risk, Matthew Kennedy, Ada…
LanguageEnglish   CountryCanada
MM$R

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Sarik Andreasyan
Two brothers with troubled pasts become embroiled in a high-stakes bank robbery, in this indie action thriller. 
CastAdrien Brody, Hayden Christensen, Jordana Br…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$14A

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Edward Zwick
In this remarkable true story set in the height of the Cold War, chess legend Bobby Fischer is locked in a gripping championship clash with the … 
CastTobey Maguire, Live Schreiber, Peter Sarsgaa…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$PG

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Isabel Coixet
As her marriage dissolves, a Manhattan writer takes driving lessons from a Sikh instructor with marriage troubles of his own. In each other's co… 
CastBen Kingsley, Patricia Clarkson, Grace Gumme…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$PG

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Dan Gilroy
Lou Bloom, a driven young man, discovers the nocturnal world of L.A. crime journalism. Joining a group of freelance camera crews who film market… 
CastJake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Riz Ahmed, Bill…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$18A

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Taika Waititi, Jemaine Cleme…
Vladislav (Jemaine Clement), Viago (Taika Waititi), and Deacon (Jonathan Brugh) are three flatmates who are just trying to get by and overcome … 
CastJemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Jonathan Bru…
LanguageEnglish   CountryNew Zealand
MM$18A

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Ross Katz
A young, narcissistic entrepreneur crashes and burns on the eve of his company’s big launch. With his entire life in total disarray, he leaves M… 
CastRose Byrne, Nick Kroll and Bobby Cannavale
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
DISC$18

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David Oelhoffen
Algeria, 1954. While the rebellion rumbles in the valley, two very different men thrown together by a world in turmoil are forced to flee acros… 
CastViggo Mortensen, Reda Kateb, Jérémie Vigot
LanguageFrench   CountryFrance
SP$14A

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Jason Reitman
Men, Women and Children follows the story of a group of high school teenagers and their parents as they attempt to navigate the many ways the in… 
CastJennifer Garner, Adam Sandler, Judy Greer, A…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Chris Rock
Written, directed by, and starring Chris Rock, Top Five tells the story of New York City comedian-turned-film star Andre Allen, whose unexpected… 
CastChris Rock, Rosario Dawson, Tracy Morgan, Ce…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
SP$$14A

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Adam Wingard
The follow-up to Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett’s wildly popular You're Next, The Guest tells the story of a mysterious and devastatingly charmi… 
CastEthan Embry, Dan Stevens, Lance Reddick, Joe…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
MM$18A

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Sung Bo Shim
The ragtag crew of a fishing boat takes on a dangerous commission to smuggle a group of illegal immigrants from China to Korea, in this tense hi… 
CastKim Yoon-seok, Park Yoo- chun
LanguageKorean   CountrySouth Korea
GALA$$14A

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Antoine Fuqua
In this big-screen adaptation of the cult ‘80s TV show, McCall believes he has put his past behind him and has dedicated himself to beginning a … 
CastDenzel Washington, Marton Csokas, Chloë Grac…
LanguageEnglish   CountryUSA
GALA$$14A