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Toronto 2018 / Contemporary World Cinema

Review: The Most Beautiful Couple

Review: The Most Beautiful Couple

TORONTO 2018: German filmmaker Sven Taddicken directs a dramatic thriller about a sexual assault, leading a couple to walk a tightrope between justice and revenge  

14/09 | Toronto 2018 | Contemporary World Cinema

Koen Mortier  • Director

Interview: Koen Mortier • Director

Angel is about love and death, hope and despair”

TORONTO 2018: We chatted to Flemish filmmaker Koen Mortier, who returns to Toronto with his third feature, Angel, starring Vincent Rottiers and Fatou N'Diaye  

14/09 | Toronto 2018 | Contemporary World Cinema

Review: Core of the World

Review: Core of the World

TORONTO 2018: Bordering on magical realism, Natalia Meshchaninova’s new film is a naturally engaging portrait of an unconventional hero, played masterfully by Stepan Devonin  

13/09 | Toronto 2018 | Contemporary World Cinema

Review: Stupid Young Heart

Review: Stupid Young Heart

TORONTO 2018: Finnish filmmaker Selma Vilhunen delivers a well-crafted teenage drama that aims to address both the social aspect of teenage pregnancy and the rise of the far right in Europe  

12/09 | Toronto 2018 | Contemporary World Cinema

Review: Retrospekt

Review: Retrospekt

TORONTO 2018: Dutch director Esther Rots delivers a fragmented, elliptical fairy tale set in the present day, about a hurting heroine who must survive looking back on a traumatic event  

11/09 | Toronto 2018 | Contemporary World Cinema

Review: Angel

Review: Angel

TORONTO 2018: Koen Mortier returns with a visually stunning romantic tale of two broken souls whose feelings struggle to overcome their fears  

10/09 | Toronto 2018 | Contemporary World Cinema

Review: Let Me Fall

Review: Let Me Fall

TORONTO 2018: Icelandic filmmaker Baldvin Z delivers a bleak emotional lyrical drama about the unseen drug-abusing and self-catastrophic teen generation of today’s Reykjavik  

07/09 | Toronto 2018 | Contemporary World Cinema

Review: Ulysses & Mona

Review: Ulysses & Mona

TORONTO 2018: Sébastien Betbeder's dark comedy portrays the inner struggle between misanthropy and altruism which plays out in a grumpy artist’s stone heart when faced with a new disciple  

07/09 | Toronto 2018 | Contemporary World Cinema

Toronto adds more Gala and Special Presentations to its line-up

Toronto adds more Gala and Special Presentations to its line-up

The festival has also announced the selection for its Masters, Contemporary World Cinema and Wavelengths sections  

14/08 | Toronto 2018 | Gala Presentations/Special Presentations/Contemporary World Cinema/Wavelengths