Toronto International Film Festival 2018
Written and directed by Carol Morley, OUT OF BLUE will premiere at Toronto. It has been selected for the prestigious Platform section which is the festival’s only juried competition, with its focus on films championing risk-taking. When Detective Mike Hoolihan is called to investigate the shooting of leading astrophysicist and black hole expert, Jennifer Rockwell, she is affected in ways she struggles to comprehend. Starring Patricia Clarkson, Jacki Weaver, James Caan, Toby Jones and Mamie Gummer.
Directed by Annabel Jankel, TELL IT TO THE BEES will premiere at Toronto. In 1950s small-town Britain, a doctor develops an intimate relationship with her young patient’s mother. Adapted by Henrietta Ashworth and Jessica Ashworth, based on the novel by Fiona Shaw. Starring Holliday Grainger.
Directed and co-written by Chanya Button, VITA AND VIRGINIA will premiere at Toronto. The fascinating true story about the love affair between socialite and popular author Vita Sackville-West and literary icon Virginia Woolf. Starring Elizabeth Debicki and Gemma Arterton.
Written and directed by Camilla Strøm Henriksen, PHOENIX will premiere at Toronto. In Henriksen’s first feature a young girl struggles to keep her family together in the aftermath of a tragedy that forces her to grow up far too quickly. Starring Sverrir Gudnason, Maria Bonnevie, Ylva Thedin Bjørkaas and Casper Falck-Løvås. PHOENIX has been nominated for the Eurimage’s Audentia Award, which aims to promote gender equality and female filmmakers.
TIFF runs from the 6-16th September. For more information, please click here.