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Toronto 2019


167 articles available in total starting from 31/10/2018. Last article published on 23/09/2019.

Review: Three Summers

Review: Three Summers

Brazilian Sandra Kogut offers up a dramatic comedy revolving around a domestic cleaner indirectly affected by the famous Operation Car Wash  

17/09 | Toronto 2019 | Contemporary World Cinema

Review: Stories from the Chestnut Woods

Review: Stories from the Chestnut Woods

Gregor Bozic's first feature is an exquisite visual poem on bereavement, which his characters must process in isolation from the rest of the world, in a forest between Italy and Yugoslavia  

17/09 | Toronto 2019 | Discovery

Review: Love Child

Review: Love Child

Eva Mulvad's remarkable documentary is a heart-breaking chronicle of an Iranian refugee family living in limbo as they await a decision on their request for political asylum in Turkey  

17/09 | Toronto 2019 | TIFF Docs

Review: The Moneychanger

Review: The Moneychanger

Uruguay’s Federico Veiroj has put his name to a black comedy about Latin America’s historical and financial past, revolving around a greedy currency-exchange expert  

17/09 | Toronto 2019 | Platform

Review: Sweetness in the Belly

Review: Sweetness in the Belly

Zeresenay Berhane Mehari adapts Canadian author Camilla Gibb’s novel with mixed results  

17/09 | Toronto 2019 | Discovery

Review: The Cave

Review: The Cave

Feras Fayyad offers a feminist documentary on the epic work of a woman-doctor who saves the lives of bombing victims in an underground Syrian hospital  

17/09 | Toronto 2019 | TIFF Docs

Review: Radioactive

Review: Radioactive

The incredible life story of Marie Curie is economically told in Marjane Satrapi's patchy new film  

16/09 | Toronto 2019 | Galas

Sarah Gavron • Director of Rocks

Interview: Sarah Gavron • Director of Rocks

“These girls really love the banter about their different experiences”

We met up with British director and producer Sarah Gavron, whose new film Rocks world-premiered in the Platform section of Toronto  

16/09 | Toronto 2019 | Platform

Review: Ibrahim: A Fate to Define

Review: Ibrahim: A Fate to Define

Lina Al Abed's first feature-length documentary mixes the investigative and the personal in a story about the unknown destiny of her father  

16/09 | Toronto 2019 | TIFF Docs

Martin Eden wins the 2019 Toronto Platform Prize

Martin Eden wins the 2019 Toronto Platform Prize

Pietro Marcello’s film was awarded by a jury comprising Athina Rachel Tsangari, Carlo Chatrian and Jessica Kiang; other gongs went to Proxima and How to Build a Girl  

16/09 | Toronto 2019 | Awards