Toronto International Film Festival 2019: Special Presentationsby imdb-eds | last updated - 4 weeks ago
1. Parasite (2019)
132 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.
2. Dolemite Is My Name (2019)
R | 118 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama | Completed
5. Honey Boy (2019)
R | 93 min | Drama
From a screenplay by Shia LaBeouf, based on his own experiences, filmmaker Alma Har'el brings to life a young actor's stormy childhood and early adult years as he struggles to reconcile with his father and deal with his mental health.
11. Uncut Gems (2019)
135 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama | Post-production
Set in the diamond district of New York City, Howard Ratner, a jewelry store owner and dealer to the rich and famous, must find a way to pay his debts when his merchandise is taken from one of his top sellers and girlfriend.
12. The Laundromat (I) (2019)
R | 96 min | Drama
A widow investigates an insurance fraud, tracing worldwide leads to the mysterious Panama City-based financial network of lawyers Jürgen Mossack and Ramón Fonseca.
13. Motherless Brooklyn (2019)
R | 144 min | Crime, Drama | Completed
Set against the backdrop of 1950s New York, Motherless Brooklyn follows Lionel Essrog, a lonely private detective afflicted with Tourette's Syndrome, as he ventures to solve the murder of his mentor and only friend, Frank Minna.
14. Marriage Story (2019)
R | 136 min | Comedy, Drama | Completed
A stage director and his actor wife struggle through a grueling, coast-to-coast divorce that pushes them to their personal and creative extremes.
15. Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)
119 min | Drama, History, Romance
On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.
16. Endings, Beginnings (2019)
110 min | Drama | Post-production
A 30-something woman navigating through love and heartbreak over the course of one year. During that time, she will unlock the secrets to her life in a sudden turn of events and in the most surprising of places.
18. The Friend (I) (2019)
124 min | Drama | Post-production
After learning that his terminally ill wife has six months to live, a man welcomes the support of his best friend who moves into their home to help out. His impact on the whole family is much greater than anyone could have imagined.
19. Heroic Losers (2019)
116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Based on the book from Eduardo Sacheri "The Night of the Heroic Losers" (Alfaguara Novel Prize 2016). In a far-flung town in the province of Buenos Aires, many things are about to die out. ... See full summary »
20. Frankie (I) (2019)
98 min | Drama
Three generations grappling with a life-changing experience during one day of a vacation in Sintra, Portugal, a historic town known for its dense gardens and fairy-tale villas and palaces.
22. How to Build a Girl (2019)
102 min | Comedy | Post-production
The novel charts the journey of teenager Johanna Morrigan, who reinvents herself as Dolly Wilde: fast-talking, lady sex-adventurer, moves to London, and gets a job as music critic in the ... See full summary »
25. The Two Popes (2019)
PG-13 | 125 min | Drama | Completed
Explores the relationship and opposing visions between two of the most powerful leaders in the Catholic Church, both of whom must address their own pasts and the demands of the modern world in order to move the church forward.
28. A Herdade (2019)
166 min | Drama | Completed
The chronicle of a Portuguese family that owns one of the largest estates in Europe, on the south bank of the River Tagus. The Domain delves deeply into the secrets of their homestead, ... See full summary »
29. While at War (2019)
107 min | Drama, History, War
Salamanca, Spain, 1936. Celebrated writer Miguel de Unamuno supports the military rebellion hoping it will solve the chaotic situation in the country. Meanwhile, General Franco adds his ... See full summary »
33. Guest of Honour (2019)
105 min | Drama | Post-production
A man's daughter a high school teacher who is accused of abusing her position of authority with a student. When Veronica rebuffs Jim's attempts to secure her early release, Jim begins to ... See full summary »
34. Military Wives (2019)
Drama | Post-production
Inspired by global phenomenon of military wives choirs, the story celebrates a band of misfit women who form a choir on a military base. As unexpected bonds of friendship flourish, music ... See full summary »