A New England family’s farm is infected by an alien organism in Color Out of Space. Nathan Gardner (Nicolas Cage) lives on an isolated farm with his wife Theresa (Joely Richardson) and children Lavinia (Madeleine Arthur), Benny (Brendan Meyer), and Jack (Julian Hilliard). One night a glowing pink meteor falls
William Lyon Mackenzie King’s journey to becoming Prime Minister of Canada is told in a surreal alternative history in The Twentieth Century. Mackenzie King (Dan Beirne) believes that it is his destiny to both become Prime Minister of Canada and marry Ruby Eliott (Catherine St-Laurent), as predicted by his mother
The popular Indonesia superhero hits the big screen in Gundala. Sancaka (Abimana Aryasatya) is a man who found himself alone as a child, after the death of his father and the disappearance of his mother. Working as a security guard, Sancaka discovers that he gains super-strength when his struck by
A devoutly Christian nurse becomes obsessed with saving the soul of her patient in Saint Maud. Maud (Morfydd Clark) is a young nurse, who arrives to give palliative care to cancer-ridden ex-dancer Amanda (Jennifer Ehle). Having recently discovered religion, Maud is constantly praying to God for guidance in her life.
An orthodox Jewish man of lapsed faith is asked to watch over the body of a recently deceased Holocaust survivor in The Vigil. Yakov Ronen (Dave Davis) is a member of Brooklyn’s Hassidic “Boro” Park neighbourhood, who lost his faith after the tragic death of his brother. Following a support
A man finds himself in a vertical prison in The Platform. Goreng (Iván Massagué) wakes up in The Pit, a “vertical self-management centre” made up of hundreds of floors, each featuring two inmates, whose only food source comes from a platform that lowers from floor to floor. Goreng’s cellmate Trimagasi
The members of an isolated Mi’gmaq community find themselves immune to a zombie outbreak in Blood Quantum. Traylor (Michael Greyeyes) is the chief police officer of the Red Crow Indian Reservation in 1981, who along with his wife Joss (Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers) has to deal with the delinquent activities of his
A mix of old and new permeates the Midnight Madness line-up for the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. The line-up will be opening with the World Premiere of the indigenous zombie film Blood Quantum from Canadian director Jeff Barnaby (Rhymes for Young Ghouls). The line-up also sees the return of