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Films galore from Europe in the Toronto selection

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- World premieres include Lone Scherfig’s Their Finest and Jim Sheridan’s The Secret Scripture

Films galore from Europe in the Toronto selection
The Secret Scripture by Jim Sheridan

The Toronto International Film Festival (8-18 September) has announced its first round of selections, and there is a bonanza of titles from the UK and Ireland. Bronwen HughesThe Journey Is the Destination (UK/South Africa), Paul Dugdale’s The Rolling Stones Olé Olé Olé!: A Trip Across Latin America (UK), Lone Scherfig’s Their Finest [+see also:
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(UK), Amma Asante’s A United Kingdom [+see also:
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and Jim Sheridan’s The Secret Scripture [+see also:
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 (Ireland) will have their world premieres in the festival’s Gala section.

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Andrea Arnold’s American Honey [+see also:
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(UK/US), which won the Jury Prize and a Special Mention at the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury at Cannes earlier this year, will be in the Special Presentations section of the festival. Also featuring here are Martin Koolhoven’s Brimstone [+see also:
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 (Netherlands/Germany/France/Belgium/Sweden/UK), Noel Clarke’s Brotherhood [+see also:
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 (UK), Pete TravisCity of Tiny Lights (UK), Mick Jackson’s Denial [+see also:
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 (US/UK), Nick Hamm’s The Journey [+see also:
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 (UK), Juan Carlos Medina’s The Limehouse Golem (UK), Aisling Walsh’s Maudie [+see also:
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 (Canada/Ireland), Tom Ford’s Nocturnal Animals [+see also:
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 (US/UK), Adam Smith’s Trespass Against Us [+see also:
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(UK), Benedict Andrews’ Una [+see also:
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 (UK) and Alan Gilsenan’s Unless [+see also:
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 (Canada/Ireland).

Other European selections in the Gala section include Rebecca Zlotowski’s Planetarium [+see also:
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(France/Belgium) and Oliver Stone’s Snowden [+see also:
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(Germany/US). European selections in the Special Presentations include Thomas Vinterberg’s The Commune [+see also:
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(Denmark/Sweden/Netherlands), Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Daguerrotype [+see also:
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(France/Japan/Belgium), Paul Verhoeven’s Elle [+see also:
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(France), Raja Amari’s Foreign Body [+see also:
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(Tunisia/France), François Ozon’s Frantz [+see also:
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(France), Pablo Larraín’s Neruda [+see also:
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(Chile/Argentina/Spain/France), Werner Herzog’s Salt and Fire (Germany/USA/France/Mexico), Bavo Defurne’s Souvenir [+see also:
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(Belgium/Luxembourg/France), Mia Hansen-Løve’s Things to Come [+see also:
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(France/Germany) and Maren Ade’s Toni Erdmann [+see also:
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(Germany).

European world premieres in the Special Presentations are Balthasar Kormákur’s The Oath [+see also:
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 (Iceland), Arnaud des PallièresOrphan [+see also:
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(France) and Garth JenningsSing (US/France).

The festival will open and close with a brace of American films – Antoine Fuqua’s The Magnificent Seven and Kelly Fremon Craig’s The Edge of Seventeen, respectively.

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