The last day, the 17th of September marks the end of another year of the Toronto International Film Festival. Most noted difference is the fewer number of films programmed, as attendances over the past years have been dropping. Reasons for this state of affairs are many including higher unaffordable movie prices, the removal of the festival all movie pass and movie pirating.
Of the 79 festival films seen this year, I have selected my 10 best – the best of the best.
These are listed in alphabetical order:
ANGELS WEAR WHITE (China/France)
BRAWL IN CELL BLOCK 99 (USA)
THE CHILDREN ACT (UK)
L’INSULTE (THE INSULT) (France)
LES GARDIENNES (THE GUARDIAN) (France)
THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER (Ireland)
THE SQUARE (Sweden)
SWEET COUNTRY (Australia)
The public is the most important and the PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD went to THREE BILLBOARDS.
Other winners as selected by the Toronto…
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