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Toronto 2019


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

Olivier Assayas  • Director of Wasp Network

Interview: Olivier Assayas • Director of Wasp Network

“Every single day brought new problems”

VENICE 2019: French director Olivier Assayas sat down to talk to Cineuropa about making Wasp Network, a film based on the Cuban Five, which played in competition  

06/09 | Venice 2019 | Competition

Review: Our Lady of the Nile

Review: Our Lady of the Nile

Atiq Rahimi explores the bonds between violence and the sacred through the roots of the Rwandan genocide in 1973, in the world of seemingly innocent privileged young women  

06/09 | Toronto 2019 | Contemporary World Cinema

Review: The Long Walk

Review: The Long Walk

VENICE 2019: Mattie Do’s new film is an intricate ghost story about a man who looks to change his own past and suffers the unexpected consequences of this decision  

06/09 | Venice 2019 | Giornate degli Autori

Review: Those That, at a Distance, Resemble Another

Review: Those That, at a Distance, Resemble Another

Argentine-British filmmaker Jessica Sarah Rinland makes her debut with a poetic essay on conservation and restoration processes carried out in museums  

06/09 | Toronto 2019 | Wavelengths

Václav Marhoul • Director of The Painted Bird

Interview: Václav Marhoul • Director of The Painted Bird

“During these 11 years, I’ve had the best producer in the world: Václav Marhoul”

VENICE 2019: We chatted to Czech director Václav Marhoul about his gutsy and divisive competition entry, The Painted Bird  

06/09 | Venice 2019 | Competition

Review: Simple Women

Review: Simple Women

Fascinated by underground idol Elina Löwensohn, Italian first-time director Chiara Malta decides to play with reality and fiction while questioning the objectivity of the truth in cinema  

06/09 | Toronto 2019 | Discovery

Roy Andersson  • Director of About Endlessness

Interview: Roy Andersson • Director of About Endlessness

“My agenda is having the audience wishing the film would never end – I feel I’ve almost succeeded”

VENICE 2019: We sat down with Sweden’s Roy Andersson to discuss his latest musing on existence, About Endlessness, screening in competition  

05/09 | Venice 2019 | Competition

Les Films du Losange wager on The Audition

Les Films du Losange wager on The Audition

Standing out in the French sales agent’s Toronto line-up is German director Ina Weisse’s second feature film, which will then go on to battle it out in competition at San Sebastián  

05/09 | Toronto 2019 | TIFF Industry

Review: Atlantis

Review: Atlantis

VENICE 2019: Valentyn Vasyanovych finds love in a hopeless place in one of the most interesting films screening in Orizzonti  

05/09 | Venice 2019 | Orizzonti

Review: The Painted Bird

Review: The Painted Bird

VENICE 2019: Václav Marhoul's audaciously arty account of a suffering World War II boy walks a constant fine line between the sublime and the ridiculous  

04/09 | Venice 2019 | Competition