Current as of August 21, 2013
World premieres that will thrill and shock
ClutchPR at TIFF 2013
Toronto, August 21 – ClutchPR is back at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) with an exclusive lineup of world premieres. Erik Skjoldbjærg (Insomnia, Prozac Nation) returns to TIFF for the third time with the gripping International Premiere of Pioneer (Pionér), Manuel Martín Cuenca (Half of Oscar) disturbs and intoxicates audiences with the World Premiere of his Hitchcockian film, Cannibal and Academy Award Winner® Caroline Link’s (Nowhere in Africa) beautifully shot film captivates with the International Premiere of Exit Marrakech. In addition to these previously announced titles, Home from Home – Chronicle of a Vision comes to Toronto as the prequel of the critically acclaimed Heimat triology from Edgar Reitz.
Home from Home – Chronicle of a Vision
Directed by: Edgar Reitz
(Germany/France, 225 mins, Festival – Masters)
Home from Home – Chronicle of a Vision (Die Andere Heimat – Chronik Einer Sehnsucht) acts as a prequel to Reitz’s critically acclaimed and commercially successful Heimat trilogy. The film takes place in 19th century Germany when famine, poverty and oppressive rule forced hundreds of thousands of Germans to immigrate to South America. This black and white film follows two brothers from a village in western Germany who come to realize that in order to survive, they must follow their respective dreams and make new lives for themselves.
Monday, September 9th – 8.45am – Scotiabank 8 – Press & Industry Screening
Monday, September 9th – Time & Venue TBD – International Press Interviews
Monday, September 9th – 9.00pm – TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 2 – Official Screening
Tuesday, September 10th – 1.30pm – Scotiabank 9 – Public Screening
Thursday, September 12th – 9.30am – Scotiabank 7 – Press & Industry Screening
Sunday, September 15th – 5.45pm – TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 3 – Public Screening
Monday, September 9th – Time & Venue TBD
Edgar Reitz (Director)
Directed by: Manuel Martín Cuenca
Language: Spanish, Romanian
(Spain/Romania/Russia/France, 116 mins, World Premiere, Special Presentation)
Carlos is the most prestigious tailor in Granada, but he’s also a murderer in the shadows. He feels no remorse, no guilt, until Nina appears in his life. She will make him realize the true nature of his acts and, for the first time, love awakens. Carlos is evil incarnate, unaware of itself. Nina is pure innocence. And Cannibal is a demon’s love story.
Thursday, September 5th – 8.00pm – Scotiabank 2 – Public & Industry Screening
Friday, September 6th – 8.00pm – Winter Garden Theatre – Official Screening
Saturday, September 7th – 4.30pm – Scotiabank 2 – Public Screening
Wednesday, September 11th – 7.00pm – Scotiabank 7 – Public & Industry Screening
Saturday, September 14th – 8.30pm – Scotiabank 2 – Public Screening
Friday, September 6th – Time & Venue TBD
Manuel Martín Cuenca (Director)
Antonio de la Torre (Actor)
Olimpia Meliant (Actor)
Directed by: Erik Skjoldbjærg
Language: Norwegian, English
(Norway/Germany/Sweden/France/Finland, 106 mins, International Premiere, Special Presentation)
Hennie is a professional deep-sea diver who is obsessed to go 500 metres down in the Norwegian Sea; after one of his colleagues dies unexpectedly, he begins to investigate the oil companies and their relationships to the government – who pulls which strings?
Friday, September 6th – 11.15am – Scotiabank 2 – Press & Industry Screening
Friday, September 6th – 9.30pm – Scotiabank 1 – Official Screening
Saturday, September 7th – 10.15pm – Scotiabank 14 – Public Screening
Sunday, September 15th – 3.30pm – Scotiabank 1 – Public Screening
Saturday, September 7th – Time & Venue TBD
Erik Skjoldbjærg (Director)
Aksel Hennie (Actor)
Wes Bentley (Actor) TBC
Directed by: Caroline Link
Language: German, English, French, Arabic
(Germany, 122 mins, International Premiere, Special Presentation)
On vacation in the Moroccan capital to visit his estranged theatre-director father, seventeen-year-old Ben finds himself fascinated by the bustling, colourful city — and by a beautiful young woman who hails from a far different world than his own.
Thursday, September 5th – 3.45pm – Scotiabank 13 – Press & Industry Screening
Thursday, September 5th – 9.00pm – TIFF Bell Lightbox Cinema 1 – Official Screening
Friday, September 6th – 3.00pm – Scotiabank 4 – Public Screening
Sunday, September 15th – 9.45pm – Scotiabank 9 – Public Screening
Friday, September 6th – Time & Venue TBD
Caroline Link (Director)
More titles will be announced August 20, 2013.
TIFF runs September 5-15, 2013.
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