Line-up Toronto and San Sebastian IFF 2012
TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (September 6 – 16)
JACKIE by Antoinette Beumer
Two twin sisters embark upon an unexpected, bewildering, touching and life-altering trip with their newfound, enigmatic mother. JACKIE is a road movie featuring the real life siblings Carice and Jelka van Houten and the Oscar-winning actress Holly Hunter.
Prod: Eyeworks Film & TV Drama
Sales: Media Luna New Films
Contemporary World Cinema
07/09 - 10:00 - Scotiabank 7 (press & industry)
08/09 - 15:15 - Cineplex Odeon Yonge & Dundas 7
10/09 - 21:00 - Cineplex Odeon Yonge & Dundas 2
15/09 - 12:00 - Cineplex Odeon Yonge & Dundas 7
THE DEFLOWERING OF EVA VAN END by Michiel ten Horn
Michiel ten Horn's first feature film is a tragicomedy about the Van End family who, after the arrival of an impossibly perfect German exchange student, can no longer imagine how they ever managed to live with their imperfect selves.
Prod: Pupkin Film
08/09 - 11:45 - Scotiabank 9 (press & industry)
09/09 - 20:45 - Cineplex Odeon Yonge & Dundas 2
10/09 - 17:00 - Cineplex Odeon Yonge & Dundas 10
14/09 - 18:15 - Cinema 5 (press & industry)
15/09 - 18:15 - Scotiabank 9
NONO, THE ZIGZAG KID by Vincent Bal
On a train ride 13-year old Nono meets master-burglar Felix. While they commit a couple of crimes together and the police starts chasing them, Nono discovers the true story about his father and mother. And also a lot about himself...
Main actors include Fedja van Huêt, Burghart Klaussner and Isabella Rossellini.
09/09 - 13:30 - Cinema 4
10/09 - 11:30 - Cinema 5 (press & industry)
12/09 - 15:15 - Cinema 5 (press & industry)
15/09 - 15:00 - Cineplex Odeon Yonge & Dundas 2
THE FIFTH SEASON by Peter Brosens and Jessica Woodworth
The story of a village in which a mysterious calamity strikes and spring never comes. THE FIFTH SEASON is a Belgian-French-Dutch co-production.
NL Co-prod: Molenwiek Film
Sales: Films Boutique
07/09 - 14:45 - TIFF Bell Lightbox 5 (press & industry)
12/09 - 19:15 - TIFF Bell Lightbox 4
13/09 - 14:00 - Cineplex Odeon Yonge & Dundas 10
14/09 - 09:45 - TIFF Bell Lightbox 5 (press & industry)
16/09 - 14:30 - Cineplex Odeon Yonge & Dundas 10
IN THE FOG by Sergei Loznitsa
In German-occupied USSR, a village railway worker is wrongly accused of being a collaborator and has to face two partisans who arrive from the forest to get revenge. IN THE FOG had its world premiere earlier this year in Cannes and is a Dutch minority co-production between Germany, Russia, Belarus, Latvia and the Netherlands.
NL Co-prod: Lemming Film
Sales: The Match Factory
Contemporary World Cinema
06/09 - 14:15 - Scotiabank 9 (press & industry)
12/09 - 21:30 - Cineplex Odeon Yonge & Dundas 3
14/09 - 09:15 - Cinema 2
16/09 - 21:30 - Jackman Hall (AGO)
POST TENEBRAS LUX by Carlos Reygadas
Juan and his young urban family live in the countryside of Mexico. There, they enjoy and suffer a world that understands life in a different way. Juan wonders if those worlds are complementary or, truly, they fight unconsciously to eliminate one another. The latest film by Mexican director Reygadas had its world premiere in Cannes. POST TENBRAS LUX is a co-production between Mexico, France, Germany and the Netherlands
NL Co-prod: Topkapi Films
07/09 - 11:15 - Scotiabank 8 (press & industry)
12/09 - 21:45 - TIFF Bell Lightbox 1
13/09 - 13:15 - TIFF Bell Lightbox 3
16/09 - 18:00 - Scotiabank 3
SPRINGTIME by Jeroen Eisinga
Short film in which filmmaker/ performance artist Jeroen Eisinga is swarmed by thousands of bees.
Prod/sales: Jeroen Eisinga
24/08 till 16/09 - MOCCA, 952 Queen Street West
VIEW FROM THE ACROPOLIS by Lonnie van Brummelen and Siebren de Haan
Short film about the original Turkish site of the Pergamon altar, now stowed in the famous Berlin museum.
Prod: Van Brummelen en De Haan
Sales: Motive Gallery
10/09 - 19:00 - Jackman Hall (AGO)
SAN SEBASTIAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (September 21 - 29)
SILENT CITY by Threes Anna
Rosa arrives in Tokyo to learn the art of filleting fish from Japan´s best fish chef. Because of the difficulty communicating Rosa grows more and more lonely.
Prod: KeyFilm in co-production with Samsa Film (LU), Skyline Entertainment (BE)
Sales: NonStop Sales
21/09 - 11:00 - Teatro Victoria Eugenia (press screening)
21/09 - 21:30 - Kursaal 2
22/09 - 09:30 - Kursaal 2
22/09 - 16:00 - Principe 7
23/09 - 22:30 - Antiguo Berri, 4-5-6