Toronto International Film Festival

Toronto International Film Festival

The "Festival of Festivals" has presented the best of the best for over 4-decades.

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Toronto International Film Festival
  • Death Of A Superhero

    Movie + 1 extra

    "Charming, raunchy and improbably uplifting." NPR

    Toronto International Film Festival
    Tribeca Film Festival
    Dublin Film Festival

    To the world around him, Donald appears to be a typical teenager. He's moody toward his parents, awkward around girls, and ambivalent about the struggle to fit in at ...

  • Starred Up
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    Starred Up

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    "an edgy, teeming thriller, brilliantly disorienting, making strange a world we thought we knew, at least from other movies." New York Magazine

    Telluride Film Festival
    Tribeca Film Festival
    Toronto International Film Festival

    Eric Love (Jack O'Connell), 19, is locked up in prison. On his first ...

  • What Richard Did
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    What Richard Did

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    "What Richard Did is an engrossing and intelligent drama that throbs in the mind for hours after the final credits." The Guardian

    Toronto International Film Festival
    Sydney Film Festival
    Tribeca Film Festival

    Directed by Lenny Abrahamson (Room), What Richard Did follows Richard Karlsen (Jack Re...

  • Neds
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    Neds

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    "A stringent street psychodrama in which brutality is an infection and every male is a carrier." NPR

    Toronto International Film Festival
    BFI London Film Festival
    San Sebastian International Film Festival

    Neds follows the story of John McGill, a young boy growing up in 1970s, Scotland. While a b...

  • Passenger Side
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    Passenger Side

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    "A joy from start to finish. Bissonnette has crafted a unique, funny indie." Empire Magazine

    Toronto International Film Festival
    BFI London Film Festival
    Los Angeles Film Festival

    Funny, intelligent and moving, Matt Bissonnette's film sees two brothers (played by Adam Scott and Joel Bissonnette...

  • Roads In February
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    Roads In February

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    Toronto International Film Festival
    Göteborg Film Festival
    Miami Film Festival

    Katherine Jerkovic's poignant, intimate debut feature follows Sarah (Arlen Aguayo-Stewart) who, after the death of her father, travels from Montreal to a small village in Uruguay to visit with her paternal grandmother...

  • Our Body

    Movie

    "one of the year’s most notable Korean independent features.” Screendaily

    Toronto International Film Festival
    Busan International Film Festival

    After dedicating years of her life studying for the public official exam, Ja-young (Moon Choi) suddenly loses interest and makes the difficult decision...

  • Like A House On Fire

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    When Dara returns home to reconnect with the husband and young daughter she left behind two years earlier, she discovers that a woman who is seven months pregnant has taken her place and that her daughter no longer recognizes her. Featuring a remarkable performance from Sarah Sutherland in the le...

  • Our People Will Be Healed

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    "This film functions as both cinema and journalism, the camera pushing us into a world we might not otherwise see and illuminating that world on a human scale." NOW Magazine

    Toronto International Film Festival

    Our People Will Be Healed, Alanis Obomsawin’s 50th film, reveals how a Cree community...

  • 180 Degree Rule
    Movie + 1 extra

    180 Degree Rule

    Movie + 1 extra

    Toronto International Film Festival
    BFI London Film Festival
    Fajr Film Festival

    Based on real events, director Farnoosh Samadi's provocative debut feature is an incise and powerful examination of Iranian patriarchal society. Sahar Dolatshahi plays Sara, a school teacher from Tehran who is prepar...

  • The Stone Speakers

    Movie

    "Drljaca's camera travels each scene with slow insistence on its remarkable beauty." Globe and Mail

    Toronto International Film Festival
    Berlin International Film Festival
    Festival du Nouveau Cinéma Montréal

    Igor Drjaca's documentary is a complex and insightful examination of the modern-day tour...

  • Angels Wear White
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    Angels Wear White

    Movie + 1 extra

    Toronto International Film Festival
    Venice Film Festival
    Palm Springs International Film Festival

    Winner of the Best Director at Golden Horse Awards, director Vivian Qu pens a thoughtful story on security, solidarity, and abuse. As main character Mia struggles with the responsibility of knowing ...

  • Kati Kati
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    Kati Kati

    Movie + 2 extras

    "an original, vibrant and exciting statement from a talented filmmaker" The Playlist

    Toronto International Film Festival
    Chicago International Film Festival
    Seattle International Film Festival

    When Kaleche, a young amnesiac, wakes up in the middle of the wilderness, she has no idea how she got ...

  • Luk'Luk'I
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    Luk'Luk'I

    Movie + 1 extra

    Toronto International Film Festival
    Edinburgh Internatonal Film Festival
    Vancouver International Film Festival

    Wayne Wapeemukwa's powerful portrait of five Vancouverites during the 2010 Winter Olympics utilizes doc/fiction hybrid techniques to give voice to those living on the margins of Canadi...

  • A Young Patriot
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    A Young Patriot

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    "A gripping chronicle of the breakdown of the so-called Chinese Dream" Hollywood Reporter

    Toronto International Film Festival
    CPH: DOX Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival
    Sheffield Doc/Fest

    'A Young Patriot' explores the patriotism in China`s youths born after 1990. The film foll...

  • P.S. Jerusalem
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    P.S. Jerusalem

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    Toronto International Film Festival
    DOC NYC

    Filmmaker Danae Elon was born in Israel to an Austrian Jewish refugee who became a leftist journalist and a mother who has been going to occupation protests since Danae was a child. Her father asks that she never return, but after his death, for reas...

  • No Soy Lorena (I'm Not Lorena)

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    Toronto International Film Festival
    Locarno International Film Festival
    Stockholm International Film Festival

    A case of mistaken identity becomes a living nightmare when a young actress finds herself relentlessly assailed by debt collectors, in this Kafkaesque fable for the information age.

    Chi...

  • Of Good Report
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    Of Good Report

    Movie + 1 extra

    "a sensational noir thriller" The Guardian

    Toronto International Film Festival
    BFI London Film Festival
    Durban International Film Festival

    Director Jahmil X.T. Qubeka's stylish and compelling thriller follows an introverted high school teacher, Parker Sitole (Mothusi Magano), in rural South Afr...

  • Hard Goodbyes: My Father

    Movie + 1 extra

    Locarno Film Festival Winner
    Thessaloniki Film Festival Winner
    Toronto International Film Festival

    Elias is a 10 year old boy living in Athens with his family in 1969 and has an interest in Jules Verne's stories and in astronomy. His father, with whom Elias has a strong relationship, is a travel...

  • The Life and Hard Times of Guy Terrifico

    Movie + 1 extra

    "Real-life references abound and it's a whole heck of a lot of fun hearing them because they're probably true." The Globe and Mail

    South by Southwest Film Festival
    Toronto International Film Festival

    Country music greats Kris Kristofferson, Merle Haggard, Ronnie Hawkins, and Donnie Fritts all g...

  • Sew the Winter to My Skin

    Movie + 1 extra

    "...an operatic mix of Western-style manhunt thriller and boldly experimental biopic." The Hollywood Reporter

    Toronto International Film Festival
    Seattle International Film Festival
    BFI Film Festival

    Directed by Jahmil X.T. Qubeka (OF GOOD REPORT, KNUCKLE CITY), SEW THE WINTER TO MY SKIN is a b...

  • We Were Wolves
    Movie + 2 extras

    We Were Wolves

    Movie + 2 extras

    Toronto International Film Festival
    Atlantic Film Festival
    Whistler Film Festival

    After the death of their father, two estranged brothers return to the family cottage to sort through his possessions. Over the course of three days, they must learn to let go of the man they mythologized and accept...

  • Down to the Dirt
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    Down to the Dirt

    Movie + 1 extra

    Toronto International Film Festival
    Atlantic Film Festival
    Vancouver International Film Festival

    Joel Thomas Hyne's acclaimed novel about a Newfoundland drug addict's attempts to make sense of his own warped existence serves as the foundation for this poetic yet visceral addiction drama that sta...

  • Something Necessary
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    Something Necessary

    Movie + 1 extra

    Rotterdam International Film Festival
    Toronto International Film Festival
    Locarno Film Festival

    Anne is a woman struggling to rebuild her life after the civil unrest that swept Kenya following the 2007 elections, claiming the life of her husband, the health of her son and leaving her isolated fa...