TIFF.net | Mommy Get ready for Mommy. Audacious and inspiring, this is one of the best films of the year. That it comes from a twenty-five-year-old director with five feature films under his belt (all of which have played at the Festival, along with coveted European berths) confirms the prodigious nature of this filmmaking. The fact is, Xavier Dolan is a phenomenon, and Mommy is his best work to date.

Directing prodigy Xavier Dolan has made his best film yet, a shocking, wildly inventive black comedy about a single mother bringing up a troubled teenager

TIFF.net | Force Majeure An impulsive decision in a moment of crisis drives a wedge between a husband and wife, in this gripping moral drama from provocative director Ruben Östlund (Play) that became a word-of-mouth sensation at this year’s Cannes.

The five nominated films – Nymphomaniac, Concrete Night, Of Horses and Men, Blind and Force Majeure. Announcement on October

TIFF.net | '71 Thrilling, tense, and directed with prodigious confidence, '71 announced itself as one of the best films at this year's Berlin Film Festival. Its director, Yann Demange, wasn't well known outside the UK. That's about to change.

71 is a new film directed by Yann Demange starring Jack O'Connell ("Unbroken") as a young British soldier suddenly abandoned by his unit in the midst of a street riot in 1971 Belfast.

TIFF.net | Leviathan Lauded Russian director Andrey Zvyagintsev (The Return) won the Best Screenplay prize at Cannes for this painterly, primordial tale about a proud patriarch fighting to protect his family home from a corrupt local official.

Andrei Zvyagintsev’s Leviathan first Image is revealed. The film will be ready to premiere at 2014 Cannes Film Festival.

TIFF.net | Madame Bovary This adaptation excels because Barthes understands that, while its narrative arc may be fairly simple, it is the novel's tapestry of detail that makes it feel so alive. Madame Bovary fashions an onscreen world filled with just such detail, and the effect is breathtaking.

“Madame Bovary,” Gustave Flaubert’s landmark 1856 novel, is coming to life again for the sixth time as a feature film starring Mia Wasikowska and aimed at the younger female moviegoers. With shooting taking place in Normandy Radiant Films Intl.

TIFF.net | Merchants of Doubt explores the shadowy world of purported experts who stake claims contrary to scientific consensus. Their efforts have spread confusion and delayed action over cigarettes and toxic chemicals. Now their main battleground is denying the man-made causes of climate change.

Attention, First-Time Filmmakers: Here’s the Best Advice from the 2014 AFI Filmmakers

TIFF.net | This Is My Land Israeli-born director Tamara Erde visits six independently-run Israeli and Palestinian schools to investigate how history is taught in this contested region.

TIFF.net | This Is My Land Israeli-born director Tamara Erde visits six independently-run Israeli and Palestinian schools to investigate how history is taught in this contested region.

TIFF.net | The Price We Pay Director Harold Crooks (Surviving Progress) once again blows the lid off the dirty world of corporate malfeasance with this incendiary documentary about the dark history and dire present-day reality of big-business tax avoidance, which has seen multinationals depriving governments of trillions of dollars in tax revenues by harbouring profits in offshore havens.

Tax Dodge Documentary to Premiere at Toronto International Film Festival

TIFF.net | Gentlemen In this deliciously pulpy, Pynchon-like counter-history of postwar Sweden, a would-be novelist discovers the story of a lifetime when his host — a bon vivant and possible spy with friends in the highest of places — reveals the existence of a decades-spanning conspiracy by Europe’s ultra-wealthy elite, who are secretly remodelling the continent to serve their own sinister needs.

Yesterday they had the Awards Ceremony and had the opportunity to see a few minutes but unfortunately had to stop watching.

TIFF.net | Wild Tales More than a series of short films about frustrated characters on the verge, Wild Tales is also a portrait of contemporary Argentina: a society riddled with corruption, hampered by bureaucracy, and bogged down by tradition. Szifron's film, by breaking down taboos and allowing its characters to say "fuck it all," provides a cathartic release from the pressures of modern-day living — a release that provokes unrestrained, double-over-in-your-seat laughter.

Wild Tales, a new movie by Argentine director Damian Szifrón, which collects six short films about violence and vengeance, each carrying a distinct surrealist edge.

TIFF.net | Elephant Song Inhabiting his role with complete conviction, Dolan is transfixing, and Greenwood brings meticulous control to his portrayal of Michael's baffled counterpart. The dynamic relationship between the two leaves the viewer on edge as the stakes rise and the truth becomes that much harder to reach.

Elephant Song Starring Xavier Dolan, Bruce Greenwood Directed by Charles Binamé A psychological cat-and-mouse game plays out effectively in Charles Binamé’s adaptation of Nicolas Billon’s .

TIFF.net | The Tribe A smash success at this year’s Cannes, the stunning feature debut by Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy focuses on a gang of deaf-mute students whose extra-curricular activities include robbery, prostitution and aggravated assault.

The Tribe / Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy

TIFF.net | Shrew's Nest Making shrewd use of candlelight, religious iconography, and oppressive corridors, directors Juanfer Andrés and Esteban Roel evoke a claustrophobic world of Catholicism and paranoia. Gómez is a revelation as Montse, channelling Joan Crawford in her subtle gradations of hysteria. Like several of her fellow cast members, Gómez will be familiar from the films of Álex de la Iglesia, whose Witching & Bitching was an audience favourite at last year's Festival.

TIFF ‘Shrew’s Nest’ and ‘Spring’ tackle the complex nature of femininity and love, in their own twisted ways

TIFF.net | The Voices is an outrageous send-up of American optimism in keeping with the best of Tim Burton or John Waters. The film's violence is brutal but also heavily stylized. Reynolds gives a brilliantly wacky performance, at once tormented and childishly cheerful. His descent into madness will have you appalled and amused, right up to the musical number that brings The Voices to its insane finish.

In Marjane Satrapi’s horror comedy “The Voices,” Ryan Reynolds is a small-town misfit with pets who talk to him and a collection of severed heads.

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