TIFF 2019by inga_in | created - 1 month ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public
1. Uncut Gems (2019)
R | 135 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A charismatic New York City jeweler always on the lookout for the next big score, makes a series of high-stakes bets that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime. Howard must perform a precarious high-wire act, balancing business, family, and encroaching adversaries on all sides, in his relentless pursuit of the ultimate win.
6. Three Summers (2019)
94 min | Comedy, Drama
Over a trio of summers, a caretaker for luxury condominiums relies on her resourcefulness and her eye for opportunity to take advantage of whatever comes her way as her employers are caught in major corruption scandals.
100 min | Documentary, Biography, History
It will tell the story of a group that went from backing up Bob Dylan to become one of the most influential groups of its era.
8. Tammy's Always Dying (2019)
85 min | Drama
On the 29th of every month, when the welfare runs out, Catherine talks her alcoholic mother off of the same bridge. Literally. Catherine, a connoisseur of bad decisions, dreams of being ... See full summary »
11. The Whistlers (2019)
97 min | Comedy, Crime
A policeman intent on freeing a crooked businessman from a prison on Gomera, an island in the Canaries. However, he must first learn the difficult local dialect, a language which includes hissing and spitting.
12. Red Penguins (2019)
80 min | Documentary
Red Penguins tells a story of capitalism and opportunism run amok - complete with gangsters, strippers and live bears serving beer on a hockey rink in Moscow. Shortly after the collapse of ... See full summary »
13. Simple Women (2019)
85 min | Drama
An Italian female director with epilepsy is trying to make a film about the life of famed Romanian actress Elina Löwensohn discovers that her real-life subject bears little resemblance to the star she idolized.
14. The Traitor (2019)
R | 145 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The real life of Tommaso Buscetta the so called "boss of the two worlds", first mafia informant in Sicily 1980's.
15. Clifton Hill (2019)
100 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Follows a troubled young woman returning to her hometown of Niagara Falls, where the memory of a long-ago kidnapping quickly ensnares her.
17. Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)
119 min | Drama, History, Romance
On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.
19. La Llorona (2019)
97 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
With the words "If you cry, I'll kill you" ringing in their ears, Alma and her sons are murdered in Guatemala's armed conflict. Thirty years later, a criminal case is brought against ... See full summary »
21. Blood Quantum (2019)
96 min | Horror
The dead are coming back to life outside the isolated Mi'gMaq reserve of Red Crow, except for its Indigenous inhabitants who are strangely immune to the zombie plague.
22. Varda by Agnès (2019– )
115 min | Documentary, Biography
Agnès Varda, photographer, installation artist and pioneer of the Nouvelle Vague, is an institution of French cinema. Taking a seat on a theatre stage, she uses photos and film excerpts to provide an insight into her unorthodox oeuvre.
25. Military Wives (2019)
110 min | Comedy, Drama
With their partners away serving in Afghanistan, a group of women on the home front form a choir and quickly find themselves at the center of a media sensation and global movement.
28. Collective (2019)
109 min | Documentary
Director Alexander Nanau follows a crack team of investigators at the Romanian newspaper Gazeta Sporturilor as they try to uncover a vast health-care fraud that enriched moguls and politicians and led to the deaths of innocent citizens.
Director: Alexander Nanau
31. Cunningham (2019)
PG | 93 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
The iconic Merce Cunningham and the last generation of his dance company is stunningly profiled in Alla Kovgan's 3D documentary, through recreations of his landmark works and archival footage of Cunningham, John Cage, and Robert Rauschenberg.
Director: Alla Kovgan
32. Just Mercy (2019)
PG-13 | 136 min | Drama
Just Mercy shadows world-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson as he recounts his experiences and details the case of a condemned death row prisoner whom he fought to free.
33. Krabi, 2562 (2019)
94 min | Documentary
Krabi, 2562 explores the landscape and stories within the community of Krabi, Southern Thailand. A major tourist destination in Thailand, the filmmakers want to capture the town in this ... See full summary »
34. The Friend (I) (2019)
124 min | Drama
After learning that his terminally ill wife has six months to live, a man welcomes the support of his best friend who moves into their home to help out. His impact on the whole family is much greater than anyone could have imagined.
35. Black Conflux (2019)
100 min | Drama
The seemingly separate lives of an anxious, disillusioned teen girl and a troubled, alienated man converge fatefully in this haunting exploration of womanhood, isolation, and toxic masculinity, set in 1980s Newfoundland.
36. Love Me Tender (2019)
83 min | Drama
Suffering from agoraphobia, Seconda is unable to leave her house. When she finally succeeds, new challenges push this assertive super anti-heroine's limits even further.
37. Made in Bangladesh (2019)
95 min | Drama
Shimu fled her village as a child when her stepmother threatened to marry her off to a middle-aged man. Now 23 and living in the capital, she works grueling hours for paltry sums at a textile factory while her husband searches for work.
39. Red Fields (2019)
90 min | Drama, Musical
This is the story of Mami, a young woman who was born and raised in a small impoverished town down south. She works at the snack bar at the local gas station and is in love with Nissim, her... See full summary »
41. Certified Mail (2019)
95 min | Drama
Since her husband went to jail, Hala has to face her suicidal thoughts alone. Her strength has to come from within as society does not help nor forgive a depressed woman, specially if she is a mother.
42. Parasite (2019)
R | 132 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.
43. Murmur (2019)
84 min | Drama
Donna has recently been convicted of "Driving While Impaired" and is ordered to perform community service at the local animal shelter. When an elderly dog is scheduled to be euthanized, ... See full summary »
44. Spider (2019)
105 min | Thriller
Three friends are part of an opposition group in the chaotic Chile of the early 70's and together commit a political crime that changes the history of the country and incidentally involves them in a betrayal that separates them forever.
48. Maria's Paradise (2019)
110 min | Drama, Thriller
The orphan Salome is the servant and devout follower of Maria Åkerblom, a charismatic sect leader. But as Salome befriends a rebellious outsider and starts to have doubts, Maria turns dangerous.
49. The County (2019)
92 min | Comedy, Drama