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Toronto 2017


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

Kissing Candice: Defeating bleakness with a dream

Kissing Candice: Defeating bleakness with a dream

TORONTO 2017: Debutant Aoife McArdle delivers a convincing coming-of-age romantic drama that blends thriller and crime elements, and is set in the midst of a most violent period  

12/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Discovery

Mademoiselle Paradis: Never trust what you see

Mademoiselle Paradis: Never trust what you see

TORONTO 2017: Using a period-drama story set in the 18th century, Austrian filmmaker Barbara Albert explores the role of women in contemporary society and their need for freedom of choice  

11/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Platform

Review: Caniba

Review: Caniba

TORONTO 2017: Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Véréna Paravel document the day-to-day life of a bona fide cannibal released back into society  

11/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Wavelengths

A Season in France: An asylum seeker's romance

A Season in France: An asylum seeker's romance

TORONTO 2017: In his first film shot in France, celebrated Chadian filmmaker Mahamat-Saleh Haroun delivers an intimate romantic drama that tackles the problems of today’s refugees  

11/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Special Presentations

Miracle: The invisible hand raises the Iron Curtain

Miracle: The invisible hand raises the Iron Curtain

TORONTO 2017: Debutant Eglė Vertelytė offers a deadpan, tragicomic satire on the downfall of the Soviet system and the “miraculous” invasion of rampant capitalism  

11/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Discovery

Number One: A woman in the pursuit of power

Number One: A woman in the pursuit of power

TORONTO 2017: An exciting feminist film set in the world of multinational companies, directed by Tonie Marshall with a formidable performance from Emmanuelle Devos  

11/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Special Presentations

Le Fort des fous: A history of violence

Le Fort des fous: A history of violence

TORONTO 2017: Algerian director Narimane Mari has crafted a sociopolitical essay film addressing the diffusion of violence from Eurocentric colonialism to the present-day economic crisis  

11/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Wavelengths

Euthanizer: A punisher with a soft heart

Euthanizer: A punisher with a soft heart

TORONTO 2017: Following in the footsteps of the old-school revenge/exploitation genre, Teemu Nikki delivers an emotional film that still has a B-movie vibe but that everyone can enjoy  

11/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Contemporary World Cinema

Cocote: Dionysian anthropology

Cocote: Dionysian anthropology

TORONTO 2017: The second fictional work by Nelson Carlo de los Santos Arias is a revenge movie that takes place in a world ruled by a class war, civil violence and religious heterogeneity  

08/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Wavelengths

Catch the Wind: "I have decided"

Catch the Wind: "I have decided"

TORONTO 2017: An in-depth look into the heart of offshoring by Gaël Morel through the filter of a worker played magnificently by Sandrine Bonnaire  

08/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Special Presentations

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