TIFF - USA 2013

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1.
Blood Ties (2013)
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Two brothers, on either side of the law, face off over organized crime in Brooklyn during the 1970s. (127 mins.)
Director: Guillaume Canet
 
2.
Words and Pictures (2013)
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An art instructor and an English teacher form a rivalry that ends up with a competition at their school in which students decide whether words or pictures are more important. (111 mins.)
Director: Fred Schepisi
 
3.
A Promise (2013)
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A romantic drama set in Germany just before WWI and centered on a married woman who falls in love with her husband's protégé. Separated first by duties and then by the war, they pledge their devotion to one another. (98 mins.)
Director: Patrice Leconte
 
4.
The Armstrong Lie (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary chronicling sports legend Lance Armstrong's improbable rise and ultimate fall from grace. (124 mins.)
Director: Alex Gibney
 
5.
Child of God (2013)
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A dispossessed, violent man's life is a disastrous attempt to exist outside the social order. Successively deprived of parents and homes and with few other ties, Ballard descends to the level of a cave dweller as he falls deeper into crime and degradation. (104 mins.)
Director: James Franco
 
6.
The Face of Love (2013)
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A widow falls for a guy who bears a striking resemblance to her late husband. (92 mins.)
Director: Arie Posin
 
7.
Fading Gigolo (2013)
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Fioravante decides to become a professional Don Juan as a way of making money to help his cash-strapped friend, Murray. With Murray acting as his "manager", the duo quickly finds themselves caught up in the crosscurrents of love and money. (90 mins.)
Director: John Turturro
 
8.
How I Live Now (2013)
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An American girl, sent to the English countryside to stay with relatives, finds love and purpose while fighting for her survival as war envelops the world around her. (101 mins.)
Director: Kevin Macdonald
 
9.
The Last of Robin Hood (2013)
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The last days in the life of legendary Hollywood actor Errol Flynn. (94 mins.)
 
10.
Lucky Them (2013)
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A rock journalist is assigned to track down her ex-boyfriend. (97 mins.)
Director: Megan Griffiths
 
11.
Southcliffe (2013 Mini-Series)
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Following a raft of shootings in an English market town, the crimes are retold through the eyes of a journalist and the tragedies' victims. (60 mins.)
 
12.
Sunshine on Leith (2013)
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Two soldiers return home to Edinburgh to resume their romantic and family lives. (100 mins.)
Director: Dexter Fletcher
 
13.
In Secret (2013)
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Set in the lower echelons of 1860s Paris, Therese Raquin, a sexually repressed beautiful young woman... (107 mins.)
 
14.
Kill Your Darlings (2013)
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A murder in 1944 draws together the great poets of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs. (104 mins.)
Director: John Krokidas
 
15.
Under the Skin (2013)
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A mysterious woman seduces lonely men in the evening hours in Scotland. Events lead her to begin a process of self-discovery. (108 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Glazer
 
16.
Tracks (2013)
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A young woman goes on a 1,700-mile trek across the deserts of West Australia with four camels and her faithful dog. (112 mins.)
Director: John Curran
 
17.
Mary Queen of Scots (????)
Mary Stuart's attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, finds her condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.
Director: Susanne Bier
 
18.
August: Osage County (2013)
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A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Oklahoma house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them. (121 mins.)
Director: John Wells
 
19.
Life of Crime (2013)
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Two common criminals get more than they bargained for after kidnapping the wife of a corrupt real-estate developer who shows no interest in paying the $1 million dollar ransom for her safe return. (98 mins.)
 
20.
Parkland (2013)
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A recounting of the chaotic events that occurred at Dallas' Parkland Hospital on the day U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. (93 mins.)
Director: Peter Landesman
 
21.
The Railway Man (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A former British Army officer, who was tormented as a prisoner of war at a Japanese labor camp during World War II, discovers that the man responsible for much of his treatment is still alive and sets out to confront him. (116 mins.)