TIFF 2017: Discoveryby IMDb-Editors | last updated - 3 weeks ago
1. 1% (2017)
92 min | Crime
1% is set within the primal underworld of outlaw motorcycle club gangs. It follows the heir to the throne of a motorcycle club who has to betray his president to save his brother's life.
2. 3/4 (2017)
83 min | Drama
Mila is a gifted pianist with a bright future, yet her father pays more attention to the rings of Saturn than to her goals, and her brother tries to distract her with his unwanted talent ... See full summary »
3. A Worthy Companion (2017)
105 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Plagued by the abuse of her past and the turmoil of failed intimate encounters, Laura struggles to find a lover and a sense of normalcy. Her beacon of hope comes in sixteen year-old Eva, a ... See full summary »
5. All You Can Eat Buddha (2017)
85 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
At the Palacio, an all-inclusive resort in the carribean, Mike's arrival complicates the normal flow of operations. His voracious appetite, mysterious magnetism and unexpected miracles ... See full summary »
6. Apostasy (2017)
95 min | Drama
A faithful Jehovah's Witness is forced to shun her own sister because of a religious transgression. As the separation draws out, she starts to question the meaning of God's love.
9. Disappearance (2017)
89 min | Drama
During a dramatic night, two young lovers run from hospital to hospital seeking for an help for some complications after their first time. They'll have to confront with the indifference of some doctors and avoid them to call their parents.
12. Gutland (2017)
107 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A surrealist rural noir about a German thief who flees to a small Luxembourg village only to discover that the locals have secrets of their own.
13. High Fantasy (2017)
A group of young friends on a camping trip, deep in the South African countryside wake up to discover they have all swapped bodies. Their individual cultural heritage and experience of ... See full summary »
14. Human Traces (2017)
87 min | Drama, Thriller
When a mysterious young man arrives on a remote Sub-Antarctic research station, secrets threaten the relationship of a married couple working on the island.
16. I Am Not a Witch (2017)
90 min | Drama
Following a banal incident in her local village, 8-year old girl Shula is accused of witchcraft. After a short trial she is found guilty, taken into state custody and exiled to a witch camp... See full summary »
17. Indian Horse (2017)
Follows the life of Canadian First Nations boy, Saul Indian Horse, as he survives residential school and life amongst the rascism of the 1970s. A talented hockey player, Saul must find his own path as he battles sterotypes and alcoholism.
18. Kissing Candice (2017)
102 min | Drama, Thriller
17 year old Candice longs to escape her seaside town and finds solace in her imagination. When her disillusionment calcifies into an obsession with a troubled stranger, she becomes entangled with a dangerous local gang.
19. Luk'Luk'I (2017)
90 min | Drama
A portrait of five Vancouverites living on society's fringes during the 2010 Winter Olympics, "Luk'Luk'I" takes us into uncharted territory, falling somewhere between a fiction we need to see and a documentary we wish didn't have to exist.
20. Matar a Jesús (2017)
Lita witnesses the murder of her own father, a university professor. Frustrated over the local police she and her family starts to investigate the murder themselves. Located at the dark and... See full summary »
21. Mary Goes Round (2017)
84 min | Drama
Mary is a substance abuse counsellor with a drinking problem. After getting arrested for drunk driving and losing her job, Mary returns to her hometown where she learns that her estranged ... See full summary »
22. Messi and Maud (2017)
92 min | Drama
Maud and Frank are on holiday in Chile. Their relationship is fragile and so is Maud. After many years of trying, it is now time to face the fact that they will never have children. However... See full summary »
23. Stebuklas (2017)
91 min | Comedy, Drama
Close to bankruptcy, Irena, the owner of a struggling pig farm in tiny post-Communist town finds a surprising benefactor in a handsome American man who appears to be the answer to all her prayers.
25. Never Steady, Never Still (2017)
110 min | Drama
A mother struggles to take control of her life in the face of advanced Parkinson's disease, while her son battles his sexual and emotional identity amongst the violence of Alberta's oil field work camps.
26. Los Versos del Olvido (2017)
92 min | Drama
When the elderly caretaker of a remote morgue discovers the body of a young woman killed during a protest, he embarks on a magical odyssey to give her a proper burial before the militia returns.
27. Oh Lucy! (2017)
95 min | Comedy, Drama
The drama-comedy tells the story of Setsuko Kawashima (Terajima), a lonely, chain-smoking office lady in Tokyo who is past her prime. After deciding to take an English class, she discovers ... See full summary »
28. Princesita (2017)
Twelve-year-old Tamara lives within a cult that is ruled by the beliefs of its leader Miguel, who becomes obsessively convinced that Tamara is the "chosen one". But when she falls in love ... See full summary »
29. Korparna (2017)
1970s, Sweden - Hard working farmer Agne (played by acclaimed actor Reine Brynolfsson) struggles with the harsh reality of his daily life, hoping his teenage son Klas will take over the ... See full summary »
30. Scaffolding (2017)
90 min | Drama
17-year- old ASHER has always been the impulsive troublemaker, from primary school, all through junior high and high school. It's hard for him to concentrate in class, and he is compelled ... See full summary »
31. The Butterfly Tree (2017)
120 min | Drama
Evelyn, an ex-burlesque queen, bewitches single dad Al and his teenage son Fin with her zest for life. When father and son discover they are competing for the affections of the same woman, ... See full summary »
32. The Future Ahead (2017)
The Future Ahead charts the enduring friendship between Romina and Flor, from first love to first divorce. The film is written in three blocks, without flashbacks: Romina and Flor ... See full summary »
34. The Great Buddha + (2017)
102 min | Drama
Pickle is a night security guard at a bronze statue factory. His colleague, Belly Bottom, works as a recycling collector during the day, and Pickle's biggest pleasure in life is flicking ... See full summary »
35. Svanurinn (2017)
A nine-year-old girl is sent to a country farm in Iceland to serve her probation for shoplifting. The girl finds a kind of freedom by submitting to the inevitable restraints and suffering of remote rural life.
36. Waru (2017)
88 min | Drama
A powerful and challenging story surrounding the tangi (funeral) of a small boy Waru who dies at the hands of his caregiver and how the boys death impacts the community.
Directors: Chelsea Cohen, Ainsley Gardiner, Casey Kaa, Renae Maihi, Awanui Simich-Pene, Briar Grace Smith, Paula Whetu Jones, Katie Wolfe | Stars: Awahina Rose Ashby, Jonny Brugh, Amber Cureen, Roimata Fox
42. Vinterbrødre (2017)
100 min | Drama
A brother odyssey set in a worker environment during a cold winter. We follow two brothers, their routines, habits, rituals and a violent feud that erupts between them and another family.