TIFF 2016

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1.
The Cinema Travellers (2016 Documentary)
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Showmen riding cinema lorries have brought the wonder of the movies to faraway villages in India once every year... (96 mins.)
 
2.
Planetarium (2016)
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Follows the journey of sisters who are believed to possess the supernatural ability to connect with ghosts. They cross paths with a visionary French producer while performing in Paris. (105 mins.)
 
3.
Raw (2016)
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Jakob Levin, a delinquent on a downward spiral, is sentenced by the courts to serve time on his uncle's organic farm. Put to work with a bunch of misfit interns, Jakob soon discovers that not everything is as idyllic as it first appears. (90 mins.)
 
4.
Carrie Pilby (2016)
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A person of high intelligence struggles to make sense of the world as it relates to morality, relationships, sex and leaving her apartment. (98 mins.)
Director: Susan Johnson
 
5.
Pays (2016)
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Emily Price tries to balance family life and leading crunch negotiations between a Canadian politician and the president of a country whose natural resources are being exploited. (100 mins.)
 
6.
L'avenir (2016)
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A philosophy teacher soldiers through the death of her mother, getting fired from her job, and dealing with a husband who is cheating on her. (102 mins.)
Director: Mia Hansen Love
 
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Arrival (2016)
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When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors. (116 mins.)
 
8.
Deepwater Horizon (2016)
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A dramatization of the disaster back in April 2010, when the offshore drilling rig called the Deepwater Horizon created a giant explosion, which created the worst oil spill in American history. (107 mins.)
Director: Peter Berg
 
9.
The Secret Scripture (2016)
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A woman keeps a diary of her extended stay at a mental hospital. (108 mins.)
Director: Jim Sheridan
 
10.
A United Kingdom (2016)
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The story of King Seretse Khama of Botswana and how his loving but controversial marriage to a British white woman, Ruth Williams, put his kingdom into political and diplomatic turmoil. (111 mins.)
Director: Amma Asante
 
11.
Their Finest (2016)
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A former secretary, newly appointed as a scriptwriter for propaganda films, joins the cast and crew of a major production while the Blitz rages around them. (117 mins.)
Director: Lone Scherfig
 
12.
All I See Is You (2016)
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A blind woman's relationship with her husband changes when she regains her sight and discovers disturbing details about themselves. (110 mins.)
Director: Marc Forster
 
13.
American Pastoral (2016)
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An All-American college star and his beauty queen wife watch their seemingly perfect life fall apart as their daughter joins the turmoil of '60s America. (108 mins.)
Director: Ewan McGregor
 
14.
Catfight (2016)
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The rivalry between two former college friends comes to a head when they both attend the same glamorous event. (95 mins.)
Director: Onur Tukel
 
15.
Elle (2016)
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A successful businesswoman gets caught up in a game of cat and mouse as she tracks down the unknown man who raped her. (130 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
 
16.
The Birth of a Nation (2016)
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Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher in the antebellum South, orchestrates an uprising. (120 mins.)
Director: Nate Parker
 
17.
Frantz (2016)
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In the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious Frenchman who visits the fiancé's grave to lay flowers. (113 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
18.
La La Land (2016)
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While waiting for their big breaks, two proper L.A. dreamers, a suavely- charming, soft-spoken jazz pianist and a brilliant, vivacious playwright, attempt to reconcile aspirations and relationship in a magical old-school romance. (128 mins.)
Director: Damien Chazelle
 
19.
Manchester by the Sea (2016)
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A depressed uncle is asked to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy's father dies. (137 mins.)
 
20.
Maudie (2016)
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An arthritic Nova Scotia woman works as a housekeeper while she hones her skills as an artist and eventually becomes a beloved figure in the community. (115 mins.)
Director: Aisling Walsh
 
21.
Nocturnal Animals (2016)
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A wealthy art gallery owner receives a draft of her ex-husband's new novel, and once she starts reading it she just cannot put it down. (116 mins.)
Director: Tom Ford
 
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Paterson (2016)
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A quiet observation of the triumphs and defeats of daily life, along with the poetry evident in its smallest details. (118 mins.)
Director: Jim Jarmusch
 
23.
Toni Erdmann (2016)
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A practical joking father tries to reconnect with his hard working daughter by creating an outrageous alter ego and posing as her CEO's life coach. (162 mins.)
Director: Maren Ade