TIFF14 Schedule

Smallmind

Thursday, September 04

8:45 PM 10:16 PM

Shrew's Nest

After a debilitating fall, an unlucky neighbour finds himself trapped in the mad, cloistered world of two shut-in sisters, in this Misery-style Spanish thriller produced by Midnight Madness favourite Álex de la Iglesia.

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Friday, September 05

2:00 PM 3:36 PM

Cruel Story of Youth

Master director Nagisa Oshima’s seminal second feature — a brutal and beautiful portrait of two doomed, rebellious young lovers living fast and dying young in the sleazy backstreets of Tokyo — has never been crueller or more visually glorious than in this pristine 4K restoration.

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Saturday, September 06

9:00 AM 11:17 AM

The Tale of The Princess Kaguya

Studio Ghibli’s Isao Takahata (Grave of the Fireflies) transforms an ancient Japanese folktale into a dazzling animated fantasy.

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6:00 PM 7:56 PM

Beyond the Lights

A rising young musician (Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Belle) falls into a passionate love affair with the cop assigned to protect her (Nate Parker), in this moving and inspirational romance from writer-director Gina Prince-Bythewood (Love & Basketball).

Visa Screening Room (Elgin)

Sunday, September 07

6:00 PM 7:25 PM

Ned Rifle

American indie icon Hal Hartley completes the trilogy he began with Henry Fool and Fay Grim with this delightfully offbeat tale about Henry and Fay’s teenage son Ned, who emerges from a witness protection program with a single, fixed purpose: to kill his father for ruining his mother’s life.

Ryerson Theatre
9:00 PM 10:45 PM

Second Coming

A married, middle-class London couple (Nadine Marshall and Idris Elba) are shocked when they seem to have been blessed — or cursed — with an immaculate conception, in the provocative second feature by award-winning British playwright Debbie Tucker Green.

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Monday, September 08

3:15 PM 5:01 PM

Whiplash

An ambitious young drummer (Miles Teller) at a prestigious music academy clashes with a hard-driving instructor (J.K. Simmons) in this sizzling drama that is already one of the year’s most talked-about films.

Ryerson Theatre

Tuesday, September 09

12:00 PM 2:13 PM

Foxcatcher

Two brothers, both former Olympic wrestling champions (Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo) become involved in a fateful and fatal friendship with a neurotic millionaire (Steve Carell), in this true-life drama from director Bennett Miller (Capote, Moneyball) that is already one of the year’s most buzzed-about films.

Princess of Wales
7:15 PM 8:52 PM

My Darling Clementine

A lustrous 4K restoration of John Ford's masterful recounting of the gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

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Wednesday, September 10

12:00 PM 2:14 PM

Mommy

The hotly anticipated new film from Québécois wunderkind Xavier Dolan shared the Special Jury Prize at Cannes.

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3:30 PM 4:50 PM

Songs She Wrote About People She Knows

A timid officer worker becomes both pariah and Pied Piper when she unleashes her confessional, scathingly honest pop compositions upon friends and co-workers, in this hilarious comedy from Vancouver’s Kris Elgstrand (Doppelgänger Paul).

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9:45 PM 11:57 PM

The Tribe

A smash success at this year’s Cannes, the stunning feature debut by Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy focuses on a gang of deaf-mute students whose extra-curricular activities include robbery, prostitution and aggravated assault.

Jackman Hall

Thursday, September 11

12:15 PM 1:49 PM

Revenge of the Green Dragons

Executive produced by Martin Scorsese, this dizzying, decade-spanning crime saga from Hong Kong directors Andrew Lau (Infernal Affairs) and Andrew Loo follows two best friends as they rise through the ranks of New York's Chinese underworld in the 1980s.

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4:45 PM 7:06 PM

Leviathan

Lauded Russian director Andrey Zvyagintsev (The Return) won the Best Screenplay prize at Cannes for this painterly, primordial tale about a proud patriarch fighting to protect his family home from a corrupt local official.

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Friday, September 12

9:45 AM 11:24 AM

The Cobbler

A lonely NYC shoe repairman (Adam Sandler) discovers a magical heirloom that allows him to "walk in another man’s shoes," in this charming fantasy co-starring Dustin Hoffman, Steve Buscemi and Ellen Barkin.

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2:45 PM 4:10 PM

Impunity

Investigating the gruesome murder of a cabinet minister's daughter, a special investigator and a local police detective find themselves knee-deep in political corruption and conspiracy, in this sizzling noir thriller set in post-apartheid South Africa.

Scotiabank 2
9:00 PM 11:02 PM

Labyrinth of Lies

A young prosecutor in postwar West Germany investigates a massive conspiracy to cover up the Nazi pasts of prominent public figures.

Scotiabank 3

Sunday, September 14

9:00 AM 10:35 AM

The Keeping Room

In this stunning suspense drama, three women (Brit Marling, Hailee Steinfeld and Muna Otaru) left alone on an isolated farm during the last days of the American Civil War are besieged by a pair of murderous Yankee scouts.

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3:30 PM 5:26 PM

Tokyo Tribe

Midnight Madness favourite Sion Sono (Why Don't You Play in Hell?, winner of the 2013 People's Choice Midnight Madness Award) ventures even further into uncharted cinematic territory with this yakuza-street gang-hip hop-musical epic.

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