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Irish Film at TIFF 2017
07 Sep 2017 :
The Toronto International Film Festival starts today, 7th September.  Seven Irish titles have been selected across the Special Presentations, Discovery, TIFF Docs, Contemporary World Cinema, and Gala Presentation.  See screening details below.

Special Presentations

THE BREADWINNER

Based on Deborah Ellis’ award-winning novel, director Nora Twomey’s The Breadwinnertells the extraordinary story of an 11-year-old Afghan girl who finds strength in the love of her family and the power of storytelling.

  • Sep 08 Scotiabank 12 2.30pm (press and industry)
  • Sep 08 Scotiabank 10 4.45pm (press and industry)
  • Sep 10 Winter Garden Theatre 3pm
  • Sep 16 TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 2 1pm
  • Director Nora Twomey
  • Script Anita Doran based on the novel by Deborah Ellis
  • Production Companies Cartoon Saloon, Melusine Productions, Aircraft Pictures
  • Main Cast Saara Chaudry, Laara Sadiq, Shaista Latif, Liza Hamidi, Kawa Ada, Ali Badshah, Noorin Gulamgaus
  • Sales Agent WestEnd Films

THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER

The strange relationship between a cardiac surgeon and a 16-year-old boy portends a terrifying sacrifice, in this eagerly awaited supernatural thriller from Yorgos Lanthimos (The Lobster) starring Colin Farrell, Barry Keoghan and Nicole Kidman.

  • 07 Sep Scotiabank 2 3pm (press and industry)
  • 09 Sep Elgin Theatre 9pm
  • 10 Sep Prince of Wales 11.15pm
  • Director Yorgos Lanthimos
  • Script Efthimis Filippou, Yorgos Lanthimos
  • Production Companies Element Pictures, Limp Film
  • Main Cast Colin Farrell, Barry Keoghan, Nicole Kidman, Raffey Cassidy, Sunny Suljic, Alicia Silverstone, Bill Camp
  • Worldwide Sales Agent HanWay Films

THE CURED

The Cured is a gloriously terrifying yet thought-provoking horror thriller about the fraught process of reintegrating formerly infected flesh-eaters into society in the aftermath of a zombie plague.

  • 09 Sep Ryerson Theatre 9pm
  • 10 Sep Scotiabank 3 11.45am (press and industry)
  • 10 Sep Scotiabank 12 8.45pm
  • 13 Sep Scotiabank 3 9.15am (press and industry)
  • 16 Sep Scotiabank 1 9pm
  • Director/Script David Freyne
  • Production Companies Tilted Pictures, Bounder & Cad, Bac Films Production
  • Main Cast Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Sam Keeley, Ellen Page
  • Worldwide Sales Agent Bac Films Distribution

DISCOVERY

KISSING CANDICE

Candice longs to escape the boredom of her seaside town, but when a boy she dreams about turns up in real life, she becomes involved with a dangerous local gang, in Irish music video director Aoife McArdle’s feature debut.

  • 08 Sep TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 1 9.30pm
  • 09 Sep Scotiabank 9 6.30pm (press and industry)
  • 10 Sep Scotiabank 4 9.45pm
  • 14 Sep Scotiabank 10 10.45am (press and industry)
  • 15 Sep Scotiabank 13 6pm
  • Director/Script Aoife McArdle
  • Production Companies Venom Film, Somesuch
  • Main Cast Ann Skelly, Ryan Lincoln, Ryan McParland, Conall Keating, Tony Doyle, Maghnús Foy, James Greene, John Lynch, Catriona Ennis, Kwaku Fortune, Lalor Roddy
  • Worldwide Sales Agent Film Constellation

CONTEMPORARY WORLD CINEMA

THE LODGERS

Set in rural Ireland in 1920, this Gothic chiller evokes the spooky stories of Shirley Jackson and Oscar Wilde in its tale of teenage twins living in a haunted manor under the shadow of a family curse.

  • 08 Sep Scotiabank 4 7.15pm
  • 09 Sep Scotiabank 3 4.15pm
  • 09 Sep Scotiabank 12 9.30pm (press and industry)
  • 14 Sep Scotiabank 10 1.30pm (press and industry)
  • 15 Sep Scotiabank 11 3pm
  • Director Brian O'Malley
  • Script David Turpin
  • Production Company Tailored Films
  • Main Cast Charlotte Vega, Bill Milner, Eugene Simon, David Bradley Worldwide Sales Agent Epic Pictures

GOOD FAVOUR

Rebecca Daly’s subtle and brilliantly realized parable, a teenage stranger welcomed into a household in a devout Christian village gradually reveals his mysterious motives — and what seem to be magical powers.

  • 8 Sep Scotiabank 7 5pm (press and industry)
  • 9 Sep TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 2 6.45pm
  • 12 Sep Scotiabank 14 7pm
  • 13 Sep Scotiabank 7 1.45pm (press and industry)
  • 15 Sep Scotiabank 11 12pm
  • Director Rebecca Daly
  • Script Rebecca Daly, Glenn Montgomery
  • Production Companies Savage Productions, Wrong Men, Final Cut for Real, Viking Film Main Cast Vincent Romeo, Clara Ruggard, Lars Brygmann, Victoria Mayer, Alexander Willaume
  • Worldwide Sales Agent Visit Films

TIFF Docs

GRACE JONES: BLOODLIGHT AND BAMI

Filmed over the course of a decade, the new documentary from director Sophie Fiennes (The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology) offers a stylish and unconventional look at the Jamaican-born model, singer, and New Wave icon.

  • 07 Sep Elgin 9.30pm
  • 08 Sep Scotiabank 14 8.45am (press and industry)
  • 08 Sep Scotiabank 2 4.15pm
  • 12 Sep Scotiabank 7 11.15am (press and industry)
  • 15 Sep Scotiabank 2 6.15pm
  • Director Sophie Fiennes
  • Production Companies Blinder Films, Sligoville Ltd, Amoeba Film
  • Music Grace Jones
  • Worldwide Sales Agent WestEnd Films

GALA PRESENTATION

Mary Shelley

A scintillating biopic of the Frankensteinauthor, chronicling her tempestuous marriage to dissolute poet Percy Bysshe Shelley and the fateful night at a Swiss chateau that inspired her most famous creation.

  • 09 Sep RTH 6.30pm
  • 10 Sep Scotiabank 2 8.30am (press and industry)
  • 10 Sep Scotiabank 2 1.30pm
  • 12 Sep Scotiabank 2 1.15pm (press and industry)
  • Director Haifaa Al-Monsour
  • Script Emma Jensen, Haifaa Al-Mansour, Conor McPherson
  • Production Companies Parallel Films, Gidden Media, Juliette Films
  • Main Cast Elle Fanning, Douglas Booth, Bel Powley, Tom Sturridge, Stephen Dillane
  • Worldwide Sales Agent HanWay Films



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