Toronto Film Festival reviews

Float like a butterfly westend

'Float Like A Butterfly': Busan Review

A standout second film from Ireland’s Carmel Winters

Belmonte

'Belmonte': San Sebastian Review

A portrait of an artist in Montevideo, directed by Federico Veiroj

The Man Who Feels No Pain

'The Man Who Feels No Pain': Toronto Review

Indian Midnight Madness winner fights through on charm and cheesy melodrama

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'mid90s': Toronto Review

Jonah Hill is writer/director of this impressive rites-of-passage first feature

The Hate U Give

'The Hate U Give': Review

Amandla Stenberg impresses in this adaptation of the award-winning YA novel by Angie Thomas

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'Teen Spirit': Toronto Review

Elle Fanning plays a talent show wannabe in the feature debut of actor Max Minghella

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'Papi Chulo': Toronto Review

John Butler returns after ‘Handsome Devil’ with a more ambitious, touching, film

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'A Private War': Toronto Review

The life and death of Sunday Times war correspondent Marie Colvin.

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'The Crossing': Toronto Review

Impressive debut is set on the border between Hong Kong and China, where a schoolgirl embarks on a smuggling career

Hold The Dark

'Hold The Dark': Toronto Review

Jeremy Saulnier’s latest sees a young boy disappear in the Alaska wilderness

Jessica Forever

'Jessica Forever': Toronto Review

Dystopian drama from France stands out from the crowd

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'Green Book': Toronto Review

Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali star in the latest from Peter Farrelly

Aniara

'Aniara': Toronto Review

Swedish sci-fi chronicles existential dread in outer space as a passenger ship is de-railed

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'Jeremiah Terminator LeRoy' - Toronto Review

Kristen Stewart and Laura Dern power this dramatisation of literary fraud JT LeRoy.

The Old Man and The Gun

'The Old Man & The Gun' - Toronto Review

Robert Redford plays real-life octogenarian bank robber Forrest Tucker.

The Death And Life Of John F Donovan

'The Death And Life Of John F. Donovan' - Toronto Review

A young man recalls his five-year correspondence with a deceased movie star.

A Million Little Pieces

'A Million Little Pieces': Toronto Review

Aaron Taylor-Johnson takes centre stage in this adaptation of James Frey’s infamous memoir of addiction

Where Hands Touch Tiff

'Where Hands Touch': Toronto Review

Amma Asante’s latest explores forbidden love in Nazi Germany

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'Giant Little Ones': Toronto Review

A teenage boy struggles with his attraction to his male best friend

Maya

'Maya': Toronto Review

A French war journalist struggles to adjust after being released from captivity in Syria

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