Alleluia: French fear jockey Fabrice Du Welz (Calvaire, Vinyan) returns with this tale of star-crossed romance and straight-up carnage, based on the true story of "Lonely Hearts Killers" Martha Beck and Ray Fernandez.
TIFF.net | Far From Men In this gritty tale of survival adapted from a short story by Albert Camus, a reclusive teacher (Viggo Mortensen) helps a villager accused of murder (Reda Kateb, Un prophète) escape into the mountains during the Algerian War. David Oelhoffen was born in France. He has directed the short films Le mur (96), Big Bang (97), En mon absence (01), Echafaudages (04), and Sous le bleu (04), and the feature In Your Wake (07). Far From Men (14) is his latest film.
Back in 2012 when we first read Cheryl Strayed’s Eat Pray Love-esque memoir about hiking the Pacific Northwest trail, we were all, “Wow, this would make a really good movie.” Turns out Reese Witherspoon agreed. Watch for the film adaptation
TIFF.net | Natural Resistance Jonathan Nossiter (former sommelier, Mondovino 2004 Doc) profile of four radical vineyard proprietors in Italy, striving to produce all-natural wines in the face of market and governmental pressure (resisting DOC label that tends to reject natural wines while approving chemically grown vintages). Gian Luca Farinelli - director of Cineteca di Bologna. Artisanal approach -