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TIFF 2011: Films We Are Most Looking Forward To: Trailer And Two Clips For Aki Kaurismäki’s ‘Le Havre’

A last minute addition to the incredible slate of films at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, Le Havre is the latest comedy-drama written and directed by Finland’s Aki Kaurismäki, starring André Wilms, Kati Outinen, Jean-Pierre Darroussin and Blondin Miguel. It tells the story of a shoeshiner who tries to ...

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TIFF 2011: Films We Are Most Looking Forward To: Brilliant New Trailers For ‘Martha Marcy May Marlene’

I’ll be heading to the Toronto Film Festival to finally catch Sean Durkin’s Martha Marcy May Marlene, which I’ve only heard great things of. In the meantime, Fox Searchlight has released a couple new trailers to keep the wait interesting. Martha Marcy May Marlene stars newcomer Elizabeth Olsen as Martha, ...

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TIFF 2011: Films We Are Most Looking Forward To: Trailer for ‘Martha Marcy May Marlene’ (Update, 22/08: New Trailers!)

One of the most critically acclaimed and talked about films at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, Martha Marcy May Marlene will screen at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. The film marks the directorial debut of Sean Durkin and stars Elizabeth Olsen and John Hawkes. Here is the official plot ...

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TIFF 2011: Films We Are Most Looking Forward To: Trailer For ‘Man On Ground’

Here’s another title to add to your list of films by African filmmakers, made in Africa, to look out for. Man On Ground is written and directed by Nigerian born and South Africa based Akin Omotoso, and will make its debut at the Toronto International Film Festival next month in ...

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TIFF 2011: Films We Are Most Looking Forward To: Trailer For The Norwegian Thriller ‘Headhunters’

If you loved Steig Larsson’s Millenimum Trilogy and you need your fix of a dark Scandanavian thriller, you could maybe use Morten Tyldum’s The Headhunters (Hodejegerne), which is an adaptation of the Jo Nesbo’s book. Regardless if Variety call is a “by-the-numbers Norwegian thriller”, Headhunters boasts a pretty exciting trailer. ...

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TIFF 2011: Films We Are Most Looking Forward To: Trailer For Michael Winterbottom’s ‘Trishna’

Michael Winterbottom is the prolific English filmmaker who has directed seventeen feature films in the past fifteen years, three of which (Welcome to Sarajevo, Wonderland and 24 Hour Party People) were nominated for the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival. Well as expected he is back at TIFF and ...

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TIFF 2011: Films We Are Most Looking Forward To: Trailer For Frederick Wiseman’s ‘Crazy Horse’

Documentary master Frederick Wiseman (La Danse, Boxing Gym) goes inside Paris’s Crazy Horse cabaret, the most famous nude dance show in the world, offering audiences an all access look behind the scenes. The cabaret is one of the most mythic and colorful places dedicated to women, and through the years ...

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TIFF 2011: Films We Are Most Looking Forward To: Trailer For Toshiaki Toyoda’s ‘Monster’s Club’

Earlier today TIFF announced the complete line-up for the Vision Programme, the most interesting selection of films at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. One of the films in that selection that we are all extremely excited to see is Toshiaki Toyoda’s Monster’s Club, a dark fantasy from the director ...

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TIFF 2011: Films We Are Most Looking Forward To: Trailer For Nicolas Winding Refn’s ‘Drive’

Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn and starring Ryan Gosling and Carey Mulligan, Drive generated a lot of buzz at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year and won him the best director awards. Like the book, the movie is about a Hollywood stunt performer (played by Gosling) who moonlights as ...

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TIFF 2011: Films We Are Most Looking Forward To: Trailer for ‘Coriolanus’

  Shakespeare’s historical play Coriolanus has never before been adapted for the big screen, and for good reason. It’s one of the Bard’s longest plays and also one of his most complicated. In December, the Weinstein Co. will release Coriolanus in U.S. theatres hoping for more Oscar gold. But before ...

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TIFF 2011: Films We Are Most Looking Forward To: Trailer for ‘Carre Blanc’

Jean-Baptiste Leonetti’s dystopic science fiction film Carre Blanc premiered at Cannes to some extremely positive reviews but we’ve been told not to write too heavily on the plot as to not spoil it for anyone. The film is the debut of writer-director Leonetti, and follows the life of Phillipe, first ...

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TIFF 2011: Films We Are Most Looking Forward To: Trailer for ‘The Artist’

The Artist, directed by Michel Hazanavicius, and starring Jean Dujardin and Bérénice Bejo had critics and audiences stunned at its beauty and throwback to classic Hollywood story telling. The black-and-white silent film follows George Valentin (Jean Dujardin), a silent-era film star struggling to make it in the talkies. Dujardin won ...

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