Toronto International Film Festival 2019: Discovery

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1. Calm with Horses (2019)

95 min | Drama

7.3
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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 »

Director: Nick Rowland | Stars: Barry Keoghan, Ned Dennehy, Niamh Algar, Cosmo Jarvis

Votes: 20

2. Sweetness in the Belly (2019)

110 min | Drama

7.6
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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.

Director: Zeresenay Mehari | Stars: Dakota Fanning, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Kunal Nayyar, Wunmi Mosaku

Votes: 19

3. The Rest of Us (2019)

80 min | Drama

8.0
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Two mother-daughter duos must contend with their grief and complicated relationships with one another when the person who connects them dies.

Director: Aisling Chin-Yee | Stars: Heather Graham, Sophie Nélisse, Jodi Balfour, Abigail Pniowsky

Votes: 14

4. Hearts and Bones (2019)

111 min | Drama

8.0
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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 »

Director: Ben Lawrence | Stars: Hugo Weaving, Andrew Luri, Hayley McElhinney, Bolude Watson

Votes: 69

5. The Obituary of Tunde Johnson (2019)

104 min | Drama

7.9
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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.

Director: Ali LeRoi | Stars: Steven Silver, Spencer Neville, Nicola Peltz, David James Elliott

Votes: 18

6. Sea Fever (2019)

89 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.9
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The crew of a West of Ireland trawler, marooned at sea, struggle for their lives against a growing parasite in their water supply.

Director: Neasa Hardiman | Stars: Connie Nielsen, Hermione Corfield, Dougray Scott, Olwen Fouéré

Votes: 34

7. The Giant (II) (2019)

100 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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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.

Director: David Raboy | Stars: Odessa Young, Ben Schnetzer, Jack Kilmer, Madelyn Cline

Votes: 14

8. Black Conflux (2019)

100 min | Drama

6.4
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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.

Director: Nicole Dorsey | Stars: Ella Ballentine, Ryan McDonald, Olivia Scriven, Luke Bilyk

Votes: 27

9. 1982 (2019)

100 min | Drama, History

5.8
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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 »

Director: Oualid Mouaness | Stars: Nadine Labaki, Mohamad Dalli, Ghassan Maalouf, Aliya Khalidi

Votes: 27

10. A Bump Along the Way (2019)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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A boozy 44-year-old single mother becomes pregnant from a one-night-stand, much to the shame of her buttoned-up teen daughter.

Director: Shelly Love | Stars: Bronagh Gallagher, Lola Petticrew, Mary Moulds, Dan Gordon

Votes: 26

11. The Audition (2019)

90 min | Drama

7.1
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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 »

Director: Ina Weisse | Stars: Nina Hoss, Simon Abkarian, Jens Albinus, Ilja Monti

Votes: 15

12. En komikers uppväxt (2019)

92 min | Drama

8.2
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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).

Director: Rojda Sekersöz | Stars: Jakob Eklund, Johan Rheborg, Fredrik Hallgren, Arvin Kananian

Votes: 16

13. Entwined (2019)

89 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.2
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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 »

Director: Minos Nikolakakis | Stars: Prometheus Aleifer, John De Holland, Anastasia Rafaella Konidi, Kostas Laskos

Votes: 15

14. Hope (2019)

126 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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The relationship between artist-partners Tomas and Anja is put to the test after Anja gets a life-threatening diagnosis.

Director: Maria Sødahl | Stars: Andrea Bræin Hovig, Terje Auli, Ingrid Bugge, Hala Dakhil

Votes: 13

15. Two of Us (2019)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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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.

Director: Filippo Meneghetti | Stars: Barbara Sukowa, Martine Chevallier, Léa Drucker, Jérôme Varanfrain

Votes: 13

16. Easy Land (2019)

90 min | Drama

8.0
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Follows a Serbian refugees mother and daughter, as they struggle to navigate the many obstacles facing newcomers to Canada.

Director: Sanja Zivkovic | Stars: Mirjana Jokovic, Nina Kiri, Daniel Kash, Richard Clarkin

Votes: 12

17. The Antenna (2019)

115 min | Horror, Thriller

5.6
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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 »

Director: Orcun Behram | Stars: Gül Arici, Elif Cakman, Murat Saglam, Enis Yildiz

Votes: 30

18. Pompei (2019)

95 min | Drama

3.9
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Victor and his little brother scrape by through the thieving of artifacts as part of a community of vagrant children.

Directors: Anna Falguères, John Shank | Stars: Aliocha Schneider, Garance Marillier, Vincent Rottiers, Judith Williquet

Votes: 8

19. Sole (2019)

90 min | Drama

6.1
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Lena is seven months pregnant and she's ready to sell the baby in her belly. Ermanno agrees to pretend to be the father. Fabio, the uncle of Ermanno, will pay them to buy the child that he ... See full summary »

Director: Carlo Sironi | Stars: Bruno Buzzi, Sandra Drzymalska, Marco Felli, Barbara Ronchi

Votes: 30

20. Stories from the Chestnut Woods (2019)

81 min | Drama

7.6
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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 »

Director: Gregor Bozic | Stars: Massimo De Francovich, Ivana Roscic, Renzo Gariup, Tomi Janezic

Votes: 18

21. Zana (2019)

97 min | Drama

9.3
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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.

Director: Antoneta Kastrati | Stars: Adriana Matoshi, Astrit Kabashi, Fatmire Sahiti

Votes: 13

22. Murmur (2019)

84 min

6.9
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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 »

Director: Heather Young | Stars: Andria Edwards, Shan MacDonald

Votes: 8

23. Kuessipan (2019)

117 min | Drama

7.9
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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 »

Director: Myriam Verreault | Stars: Brigitte Poupart, Étienne Galloy, Sharon Ishpatao Fontaine, Yamie Grégoire

Votes: 15

24. Lina from Lima (2019)

83 min | Drama

7.1
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A woman travels from Peru to work as a housekeeper in Chile.

Director: María Paz González | Stars: Emilia Ossandon, Javiera Contador, Magaly Solier

Votes: 8

25. Raf (2019)

91 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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Raf paints walls pink. Raf sees no future for herself. Raf meets Tal. Tal is charismatic. Tal is rich. Tal changes everything.

Director: Harry Cepka | Stars: Grace Glowicki, Jesse Stanley, Harry Cepka, Victor Dolhai

Votes: 9

26. Love Me Tender (2019)

83 min | Drama

6.8
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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.

Director: Klaudia Reynicke | Stars: Antonio Bannò, Giorgia Del Don, Muriel Del Don, Anna Galante

Votes: 16




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