Discovery Toronto 2019by powerillusion | created - 4 months ago | updated - 2 months ago | Public
1. 1982 (2019)
100 min | Drama, History
During the 1982 invasion of Lebanon at a private school on the outskirts of Beirut, 11-year-old Wissam tries to tell a classmate about his crush on her, while his teachers on different ... See full summary »
3. Africa (2019)
82 min | Drama
Struggling with post-retirement life, 68-year-old Meir goes out on a personal journey to reconstruct his shaken sense of meaning and vitality, in this cinematic experience of an aging parent crafted by the hands of his loving son.
4. August (2019)
85 min | Drama, History
Cuba, summer 1994. In the midst of Periodo Especial, one of the greatest crises in the country's history, thousands of Cuban rafters try to reach the United States illegally, never sure if ... See full summary »
5. Bring Me Home (2019)
108 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A dedicated mother in search of her missing son follows a tip that leads her to a fishing village where corrupt police officers might have the answers to her mystery.
6. 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.
7. Calm With Horses (2019)
101 min | Drama
In darkest rural Ireland, ex-boxer Douglas 'Arm' Armstrong has become the feared enforcer for the drug-dealing Devers family, whilst also trying to be a good father to his autistic ... See full summary »
8. Comets (2019)
70 min | Drama, Romance
Three decades after their separation, Irina and Nana remain mesmerized by memories of earlier days, but when Irina returns to the small community she left to reconcile with the past and their complex feelings.
9. 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.
10. Disco (2019)
94 min | Drama
When a champion dancer begins to falter, her family questions her faith and prompts her to search for more radical solutions.
12. Entwined (2019)
89 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
City doctor Panos relocates to a remote village in order to offer his services to the community. It's love at first sight when he sets eyes on Danae, who lives in isolation, with a ... See full summary »
13. Hearts and Bones (2019)
111 min | Drama
In Ben Lawrence's beautifully acted debut feature, a war photographer Hugo Weaving and a refugee Andrew Luri discover a photograph that threatens to destroy them both. Daniel Fisher Weaving... See full summary »
15. Kuessipan (2019)
117 min | Drama
Two girls grow up as best friends in an Innu community. While Mikuan has a loving family, Shaniss is picking up the pieces of her shattered childhood. As children, they promised each other ... See full summary »
16. 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 »
18. 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.
20. Noura's Dream (2019)
90 min | Drama
With her abusive husband in jail and a coveted divorce pending, hardworking Noura can almost grasp a happy, new life with lover Lassaad - but when the best-laid plans are upended, Noura must tap her unshakable will to fulfill her dream.
21. En komikers uppväxt (2019)
92 min | Drama
Novelist Jonas Gardell adapts his own bestseller about growing up in 1970s-era Sweden with its countless perils, heartbreaks, and shifting alliances, in this painfully savvy feature from director Rojda Sekersöz (Beyond Dreams).
23. 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.
25. Son-Mother (2019)
102 min | Drama
A widow who works tirelessly at a failing factory in sanctions-gripped Iran receives a marriage proposal that could mean financial security, but could also tear her family apart.
26. Stories from the Chestnut Woods (2019)
81 min | Drama
In a decaying forest on the Yugoslav-Italian border in the years after World War II, a stingy, old carpenter and a lonely, young chestnut seller share imaginative memories of the past as ... See full summary »
27. The Audition (2019)
90 min | Drama
Anna Bronsky is a violin teacher at the Conservatoire. Against the advice of her colleagues, she imposes the admission of a pupil, in whom she sees a great talent. With a lot of involvement... See full summary »
28. The Antenna (2019)
115 min | Horror, Thriller
In a dystopian Turkey, the Government begins installing new TV antennas to homes throughout the country. Mehmet, a superintendent at a crumbling apartment complex, has to supervise the ... See full summary »
29. Sweetness in the Belly (2019)
110 min | Drama
An orphan in Ethiopia spins escapes as a refugee to England, where upon growing up she works to aid fellow immigrants and refugees in reuniting with their families.
30. The Giant (II) (2019)
100 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A teenager's small town life is changed forever when a series of murders begin on the same night that her missing boyfriend suddenly reappears.
31. The Lost Okoroshi (2019)
95 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Haunted by dreams of an ancestral Okoroshi masquerade, a disillusioned security guard wakes up one morning to find himself transformed into a mute, purple spirit, in Abba Makama's surrealist romp through the sprawling city of Lagos.
32. The Obituary of Tunde Johnson (2019)
104 min | Drama
A wealthy, Nigerian-American teen is pulled over by police, shot to death and immediately awakens, reliving the same day over and over, trapped in a terrifying time loop - forced to confront difficult truths about his life and himself.
34. Two of Us (2019)
95 min | Comedy, Drama
Pensioners Nina and Madeleine have hidden their deep and passionate love for many decades, but their bond is put to the test when they are suddenly unable to move freely between each other's apartments.
35. Zana (2019)
97 min | Drama
Haunted by her long suppressed past and pressured by family to seek treatment from mystical healers for her infertility, a Kosovar woman struggles to reconcile the expectations of motherhood with a legacy of wartime brutality.