Toronto features – Page 9

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    We are UK Film reception at Toronto

    2014-09-10T10:29:00Z

    The British Film Commission (BFC) and British Film Institute (BFI) together hosted a reception for UK filmmakers and international industry in partnership with the British Council, UKTI Toronto and Screen International.

  • IFFR head Rutger Wolfson with IFFR Live! Partners Susan Wendt of TrustNordisk and Nelleke Driessen of Fortissimo Films
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    Rotterdam and Screen's Toronto party

    2014-09-10T10:04:00Z

    The International Film Festival Rotterdam and Screen International welcomed international friends to a Toronto celebration on Monday night at Crocodile Rock.

  • Isabel Coixet
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    Isabel Coixet, Learning To Drive

    2014-09-10T03:52:00Z

    Patricia Clarkson and Ben Kingsley star in the Spanish director’s first film she says is ‘feel good.’

  • A Little Chaos behind the scenes Alan Rickman
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    Alan Rickman, A Little Chaos

    2014-09-09T08:56:00Z

    After making his directorial debut 16 years ago, Alan Rickman returns to the director’s chair with a period drama starring Kate Winslet and Matthias Schoenaerts.

  • Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano
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    Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano, Samba

    2014-09-08T23:00:00Z

    The French directing duo follow up their huge hit Intouchables with Samba, starring Omar Sy as an African immigrant in Paris who falls in love with his immigration worker.

  • David Oelhoffen
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    David Oelhoffen, Far From Men

    2014-09-08T20:08:00Z

    French director David Oelhoffen adapts Albert Camus’ short story The Guest into a survival story set during the Algerian War, starring Viggo Mortensen and Reda Kateb.

  • Viggo Mortensen in Far From Men
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    Viggo Mortensen, Far From Men

    2014-09-07T23:05:00Z

    In David Oelhoffen’s Far From Men, Viggo Mortensen plays a reclusive teacher who helps a villager accused of commiting a murder escape into the mountains during the Algerian war.

  • Jalmari Helander & Onni Tommila
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    Jalmari Helander & Onni Tommila, Big Game

    2014-09-07T09:45:00Z

    Daniel Horowitz talks to the Finnish director and lead star of Midnight Madness premiere Big Game.

  • Boo Ji-young
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    Boo Ji-young, Cart

    2014-09-07T08:02:00Z

    Boo Ji-young’s sophomore feature Cart is a topical tale of workers at a big-box retail store.

  • Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead
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    Justin Benson & Aaron Moorhead, Spring

    2014-09-07T08:02:00Z

    The directing duo talk about their second feature, which premiered in the Vanguard section at Toronto.

  • Susanne Bier
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    Susanne Bier, A Second Chance

    2014-09-06T06:42:00Z

    The Oscar-winning Danish filmmaker follows the romance Love Is All You Need with this darker tale of a detective (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) who crosses a moral line after a family tragedy.

  • Andrew Niccol
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    Andrew Niccol, Good Kill

    2014-09-05T15:02:00Z

    In Good Kill, Ethan Hawke plays a conflicted former fighter pilot now operating drones from a base in Las Vegas.

  • The Reach
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    Jean-Baptiste Léonetti, The Reach

    2014-09-05T09:00:00Z

    Three years after his feature directorial debut Carré blanc played at the festival in 2011, the French director who made his name in commercials returns to Toronto with thriller The Reach.

  • Lone Scherfig
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    Lone Scherfig, The Riot Club

    2014-09-05T08:14:00Z

    Danish director and Toronto regular Lone Scherfig ( An Education ) tackles the badly behaved British aristocracy in Laura Wade’s adaptation of her play Posh , about an infamous Oxford University dining club.

  • Baldvin Z
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    Baldvin Z, Life In A Fishbowl

    2014-09-05T07:55:00Z

    Icelandic director Baldvin Z’s second feature interweaves the story of three very different characters struggling with modern life in Reykjavik.

  • Michael Winterbottom
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    Michael Winterbottom, The Face of an Angel

    2014-09-05T06:14:00Z

    Michael Winterbottom talks about his genre-bending new film inspired loosely by the Amanda Knox-Meredith Kercher case.

  • Safdie Brothers
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    Joshua & Benny Safdie, Heaven Knows What

    2014-09-05T00:32:00Z

    The filmmaking brothers talk about their Venice and Toronto selection, including how they were inspired by addict-turned-writer/actress Arielle Holmes.

  • The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
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    Participant Media: game changers

    2014-09-04T16:41:00Z

    As Participant Media celebrates 10 years and 55 films, Jeremy Kay talks to CEO Jim Berk about the company’s growth and further global expansion.

  • October Gale
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    Myriad Pictures: breaking out

    2014-09-04T16:36:00Z

    Kirk D’Amico, founder of Myriad Pictures, tells Jeremy Kay about the move into Canadian distribution and prestige productions in the pipeline

  • Cameron Bailey
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    Toronto: Cameron Bailey talks size and the Telluride policy

    2014-09-04T16:06:00Z

    Toronto artistic director Cameron Bailey talks to Jeremy Kay about food trucks, not being a snob and the Tulluride policy