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Toronto 2017

Robert Schwentke • Director

Interview: Robert Schwentke • Director

"Naturalism restricts a director's toolbox too much"

German director Robert Schwentke talks about his new film, The Captain, screening at Les Arcs European Film Festival  

19/12/2017 | San Sebastián 2017 | Competition

The Captain and the morality of the pack

The Captain and the morality of the pack

SAN SEBASTIÁN 2017: From Robert Schwentke comes this fable, set in Germany in the final throes of the Second World War, about the value of justice when all traces of humanity have been lost  

30/09/2017 | San Sebastián 2017 | Competition

Review: What Will People Say

Review: What Will People Say

TORONTO 2017: Norwegian actress and filmmaker Iram Haq’s sophomore film is a coming-of-age drama in defence of the emancipation of women in Pakistani culture  

19/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Platform

The Garden: Family secrets

The Garden: Family secrets

TORONTO 2017: Debut German filmmaker Sonja Maria Kröner makes her entrance with a psychological drama centred on a middle-class family in West Germany in 1976  

19/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Discovery

Rainbow – A Private Affair: Waging war on your inner enemy

Rainbow – A Private Affair: Waging war on your inner enemy

TORONTO 2017: Legendary Italian maestri Paolo and Vittorio Taviani deliver a subtle essay on the biggest war someone can ever fight – between love and jealousy  

18/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Masters

Tulipani: Love, Honour and a Bicycle: When dreams come true

Tulipani: Love, Honour and a Bicycle: When dreams come true

TORONTO 2017: The new comedy from Dutch director Mike van Diem is a whimsy-soaked tale about a young Canadian woman’s Italian roots  

18/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Contemporary World Cinema

You Disappear: A fragmented, personal experience

You Disappear: A fragmented, personal experience

TORONTO 2017: In his sophomore feature, Peter Schønau Fog plays with a scientific narrative approach that, when perceived correctly, becomes extremely personal  

18/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Special Presentations

Kings: An ode to silent heroes

Kings: An ode to silent heroes

TORONTO 2017: Deniz Gamze Ergüven follows Mustang with a fictional account of the civilians who lost their lives in the Rodney King riots, featuring Halle Berry and Daniel Craig  

18/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Gala Presentations

Review: The Guardians

Review: The Guardians

TORONTO 2017: French auteur Xavier Beauvois delivers a low-key drama on the impacts of WWI on the women who were left behind, dominated by rising star Iris Bry’s performance  

18/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Special Presentations

If You Saw His Heart: Love on the edge

If You Saw His Heart: Love on the edge

TORONTO 2017: Gael García Bernal, Marine Vacth and Nahuel Pérez Biscayart star in an adaptation of the novel The Halfway House, from French first-time director Joan Chemla  

18/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Platform