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Toronto 2017 / Special Presentations

Robert Schwentke • Director

Interview: Robert Schwentke • Director

"Naturalism restricts a director's toolbox too much"

German director Robert Schwentke talks about his new film, The Captain, screening at Les Arcs European Film Festival  

19/12/2017 | San Sebastián 2017 | Competition

The Captain and the morality of the pack

The Captain and the morality of the pack

SAN SEBASTIÁN 2017: From Robert Schwentke comes this fable, set in Germany in the final throes of the Second World War, about the value of justice when all traces of humanity have been lost  

30/09/2017 | San Sebastián 2017 | Competition

You Disappear: A fragmented, personal experience

You Disappear: A fragmented, personal experience

TORONTO 2017: In his sophomore feature, Peter Schønau Fog plays with a scientific narrative approach that, when perceived correctly, becomes extremely personal  

18/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Special Presentations

Review: The Guardians

Review: The Guardians

TORONTO 2017: French auteur Xavier Beauvois delivers a low-key drama on the impacts of WWI on the women who were left behind, dominated by rising star Iris Bry’s performance  

18/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Special Presentations

Thelma: Love can tear you apart

Thelma: Love can tear you apart

TORONTO 2017: Joachim Trier and Eskil Vogt deliver a supernatural coming-of-age lesbian thriller that transcends genres and reality  

15/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Special Presentations

Disobedience: A passion for freedom

Disobedience: A passion for freedom

TORONTO 2017: Sebastián Lelio delivers a slow-burning drama that follows the aftermath of passion between the lead characters, portrayed by Rachel Weisz and Rachel McAdams  

14/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Special Presentations

Plonger: "I need to disappear"

Plonger: "I need to disappear"

TORONTO 2017: Mélanie Laurent unveils a feverish three-act melodrama, spanning three different countries and starring María Valverde and Gilles Lellouche  

13/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Special Presentations

A Season in France: An asylum seeker's romance

A Season in France: An asylum seeker's romance

TORONTO 2017: In his first film shot in France, celebrated Chadian filmmaker Mahamat-Saleh Haroun delivers an intimate romantic drama that tackles the problems of today’s refugees  

11/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Special Presentations

Number One: A woman in the pursuit of power

Number One: A woman in the pursuit of power

TORONTO 2017: An exciting feminist film set in the world of multinational companies, directed by Tonie Marshall with a formidable performance from Emmanuelle Devos  

11/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Special Presentations

Catch the Wind: "I have decided"

Catch the Wind: "I have decided"

TORONTO 2017: An in-depth look into the heart of offshoring by Gaël Morel through the filter of a worker played magnificently by Sandrine Bonnaire  

08/09/2017 | Toronto 2017 | Special Presentations