Toronto International Film Festival 2018: Discoveryby IMDb-Editors | created - 21 Aug 2018 | updated - 22 Aug 2018 | Public
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1. aKasha (2018)
78 min | Comedy, Romance
A Kasha is a universal offbeat love story set in a time of civil war - but the war is in Sudan and it is happening right now. We follow Adnan, an AK47-loving rebel, his long-suffering love ... See full summary »
3. Aniara (2018)
R | 106 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A spaceship carrying settlers to Mars is knocked off course, causing the consumption-obsessed passengers to consider their place in the universe.
Votes: 3,935 | Gross: $0.04M
4. Blind Spot (2018)
98 min | Drama
BLIND SPOT is a story about the grey zones in mental illness; the blind spots hard to discover, as experienced by a mother realizing her daughter struggling with far worse issues than she realized.
6. Complicity (2018)
116 min | Drama
A Chinese man moves illegally to Japan in order to improve his life and gain opportunity. He buys and assumes a false identity at considerable cost and is, therefore, more than happy to ... See full summary »
8. Emu Runner (2018)
95 min | Family
A spirited 8-year-old girl deals with the grief of her mother's death by forging a bond with a wild emu. This spiritual dreaming is a bond she will do anything to keep, but one that puts her at odds with the new social worker.
9. Ever After (2018)
Not Rated | 90 min | Horror
It has been two years since a zombie virus epidemic infected all but two German cities. Vivi and Eva flee the struggling community in Weimar for the one other safe-haven: Jena.
10. Farming (2018)
R | 101 min | Drama
Based on the writer/director's childhood, FARMING tells story of a young Nigerian boy, 'farmed out' by his parents to a white British family in the hope of a better future. Instead, he becomes the feared leader of a white skinhead gang.
11. Fig Tree (I) (2018)
93 min | Drama
16 year old Jewish Mina, is trying to navigate between a surreal routine dictated by the civil war in Ethiopia and her last days of youth with her Christian boyfriend Eli. When she ... See full summary »
13. Float Like a Butterfly (2018)
PG | 101 min | Drama
From the producers of Once and Sing Street, Float Like a Butterfly is a powerful and timely story of a girl's fight for freedom and belonging. In a gender-reversal of classic film Billy ... See full summary »
14. Freaks (2018)
R | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A bold girl discovers a bizarre, threatening, and mysterious new world beyond her front door after she escapes her father's protective and paranoid control.
17. Helmet Heads (2018)
84 min | Comedy, Drama
Mancha is an easygoing bike messenger with no big expectations in life. His only cares in the world are riding his motorcycle, being with his girlfriend Clara, and hanging out with his ... See full summary »
18. Her Job (2018)
89 min | Drama
Panayiota gets for the first time a job as a cleaner in an attempt to support her family. While at her work environment she faces a ruthless system of exploitation, she spends the happiest ... See full summary »
20. Jirga (2018)
Not Rated | 78 min | Drama, War
Former Australian soldier, Mike Wheeler, returns to Afghanistan, seeking redemption from the family of a civilian man he killed during the war.
21. Light as Feathers (2018)
86 min | Drama
15 year old Eryk lives with his mother, grandmother and great-grandmother in a small village in Poland. He has a too intimate relation with his manipulative and dominant mother. Eryk is in ... See full summary »
22. Lionheart (2018)
TV-PG | 95 min | Comedy
Running a company can be challenging, especially if you are a female in a male-dominated industry. Looking to prove her worth, Adaeze steps up to the challenge when her father is forced to take a step back due to health issues.
23. Manta Ray (2018)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama
Near a coastal village of Thailand, by the sea where thousands of Rohingya refugees have drowned, a local fisherman finds an injured man lying unconscious in the forest. He rescues the ... See full summary »
24. Phoenix (2018)
85 min | Drama
From a young age, Jill has acted as the responsible adult in her small family. She cares for her loving but mentally unstable mother and her younger brother. The news that their estranged ... See full summary »
25. Rafiki (2018)
83 min | Drama, Romance
"Good Kenyan girls become good Kenyan wives," but Kena and Ziki long for something more. When love blossoms between them, the two girls will be forced to choose between happiness and safety.
Votes: 1,532 | Gross: $0.14M
27. Summer Survivors (2018)
91 min | Drama
Summer Survivors is a road film, where a psychologist Indre is ordered to take two young patients - Paulius and Juste - to a psychiatric hospital in a seaside town. Indre is a psychology ... See full summary »
28. Tel Aviv on Fire (2018)
100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Salam, an inexperienced young Palestinian man, becomes a writer on a popular soap opera after a chance meeting with an Israeli soldier. His creative career is on the rise - until the ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,128 | Gross: $0.45M
29. The Crossing (2018)
99 min | Drama
Studying in Hong Kong but living in Shenzhen (the port city of Mainland China), Peipei has spent 16 years in her life travelling between these two cities. To realize the dream of seeing ... See full summary »
30. The Dig (2018)
Not Rated | 97 min | Thriller
After serving fifteen years for murder, Callahan returns home to find Sean, his victim's father searching for the body. Callahan soon realises that the only way to get rid of him is to help... See full summary »
31. The Extraordinary Journey of Celeste Garcia (2018)
92 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
Celeste is a widow living a tranquil, unadventurous existence in Havana, fulfilling her daily shifts as a tour guide at the local planetarium. One day when several "Cubans" mysteriously ... See full summary »
32. The Load (2018)
98 min | Drama
Vlada works as a truck driver during the NATO bombing of Serbia in 1999. Tasked with transporting a mysterious load from Kosovo to Belgrade, he drives through unfamiliar territory, trying ... See full summary »
Votes: 744 | Gross: $0.02M
33. The Mercy of the Jungle (2018)
91 min | Drama, War
The Mercy of the jungle is a road movie that deals with wars in Congo through the eyes of two lost soldiers in the jungle by showcasing their struggle, weakness and hope.
34. The Third Wife (2018)
R | 96 min | Drama
In 19th century rural Vietnam, May is ready to become the third wife of a wealthy landowner. Little does she know that her hidden desires will force her to decide between living in safety and being free.
Votes: 1,284 | Gross: $0.08M
35. Tito and the Birds (2018)
73 min | Animation, Action, Drama
The film tells the story of a boy who is responsible, along with his father, for finding the cure for an illness that is contracted after the person takes a fright.
Votes: 316 | Gross: $0.00M
36. Too Late to Die Young (2018)
110 min | Drama
During the summer of 1990 in Chile, people begin to feel a growing sense of freedom and three teenagers face their first loves and fears.
Votes: 830 | Gross: $0.01M
37. Touch Me Not (I) (2018)
123 min | Drama
Together, a filmmaker and her characters venture into a personal research project about intimacy. On the fluid border between reality and fiction, Touch Me Not follows the emotional journeys of Laura, Tómas and Christian, offering a deeply empathic insight into their lives.
Votes: 2,033 | Gross: $0.01M
38. Woman at War (2018)
Not Rated | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Halla becomes a determined environmental activist, but this threatens a long-held hope of hers.
Votes: 5,904 | Gross: $0.85M