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Toronto 2017


49 articles available in total starting from 26/07/2017. Last article published on 19/12/2017.

Plonger: "I need to disappear"

Plonger: "I need to disappear"

TORONTO 2017: Mélanie Laurent unveils a feverish three-act melodrama, spanning three different countries and starring María Valverde and Gilles Lellouche  

13/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Special Presentations

Review: Gutland

Review: Gutland

TORONTO 2017: Debutant Luxembourgian director Govinda Van Maele raises the question of European intolerance to outsiders, set in a landscape teetering between reality and fiction  

13/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Discovery

The Journey: Exploring the reality behind terrorism

The Journey: Exploring the reality behind terrorism

TORONTO 2017: With his new film, Mohamed Al-Daradji hasn’t aimed to make another movie that rails against terrorism, but rather explores what drives a woman down that path  

13/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Contemporary World Cinema

Boudewijn Koole  • Director

Interview: Boudewijn Koole • Director

“The intimacy within family relationships is an endlessly fascinating form of love”

We chatted to Boudewijn Koole, whose third feature, Disappearance, has just had its international premiere in Contemporary World Cinema  

13/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Contemporary World Cinema

Disappearance: What’s left behind

Disappearance: What’s left behind

Dutch director Boudewijn Koole delivers a bleak, slow-burning drama on the effects of loss that really stirs the emotions  

13/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Contemporary World Cinema

Beast: On a knife-edge

Beast: On a knife-edge

TORONTO 2017: Michael Pearce’s feature debut is a masterfully directed, multi-layered film that constantly surprises  

13/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Platform

The Death of Stalin: Dead man walking

The Death of Stalin: Dead man walking

TORONTO 2017: A sizeable cast and Scottish director Armando Iannucci take a satirical look at the battle to succeed Stalin in the Kremlin  

12/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Platform

Razzia: "I Want to Break Free"

Razzia: "I Want to Break Free"

TORONTO 2017: Nabil Ayouch offers up a potent and fascinating mosaic of a film about dreams, and the trials and struggles of everyday life in Morocco  

12/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Platform

Of Sheep and Men, a touching portrait of a divided society

Of Sheep and Men, a touching portrait of a divided society

TORONTO 2017: Karim Sayad's film follows two Algerian men struggling to survive in a society of contrasts and contradictions  

12/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | TIFF Docs

Occidental: Dismantling Western prejudices

Occidental: Dismantling Western prejudices

TORONTO 2017: The sophomore fiction feature by French artist Neïl Beloufa is a stylised critique of the fears and prejudices promoted by the so-called progressive “Western world”  

12/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Wavelengths

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