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Full slate for 2007 Toronto Film Festival

The final tally and full list of films presented at this year’s TIFF have been announced today and hardcore cinephiles will have many options available to them out of the 261 film selected.

The final tally and full list of films presented at this year's TIFF have been announced today and hardcore cinephiles will have many options available to them out of the 261 film selected.

With a massive slate comes massive headache. What to choose? Where to begin? I’ll be examining the selections – and hopeful offer you readers some cool coverage on films that won't be popping into theaters weeks and/or months from now.

Our provisional coverage begins with preview pages listed below – simply click on the links for more info (we'll be updating the list daily) – and hopefully will have every angle covered.

“Across the Universe,” Julie Taymor, U.S.
The Days of Darkness (L'Âge des ténèbres),” Denys Arcand, Canada
“Blood Brothers,” Alexi Tan, Taiwan/China/Hong Kong
Caramel,” Nadine Labaki, Lebanon/France
“Cassandra's Dream,” Woody Allen, Britain
“Cleaner,” Renny Harlin, U.S.
“Closing the Ring,” Richard Attenborough, Britain/Canada
“Le Deuxieme Souffle,” Alain Corneau, France
Eastern Promises,” David Cronenberg, Britain/Canada
Elizabeth: The Golden Age,” Shekhar Kapur, Britain
“Emotional Arithmetic,” Paolo Barzman, Canada
“Fugitive Pieces,” Jeremy Podeswa, Canada/Greece
“The Jane Austen Book Club,” Robin Swicord, U.S.
“The Last Lear,” Rituparno Ghosh,India
Michael Clayton,” Tony Gilroy, U.S.
Rendition,” Gavin Hood, U.S.
Reservation Road,” Terry George, U.S.
“Sleuth,” Kenneth Branagh, U.S.
“Terra,” Aristomenis Tsirbas, U.S.
“The Walker,” Paul Schrader, U.S./Britain

Alexandra,” Alexander Sokurov, Russia
“Les Amours D'Astreet Et De Celadon,” Eric Rohmer, France/Italy/Spain
“Beyond the Years,” Im Kwon-taek, South Korea
“Chaos,” Youssef Chahine, Youssef Khaled, Egypt/France
“Christopher Columbus, Manoel de Oliveira, Portugal
“Desengagement,” Amos Gitai, Israel/France/Germany/Italy
“Fados,” Carlos Saura, Spain
“La Fille Coupee en Deux,” Claude Chabrol, France/Germany
“Four Women,” Adoor Gopalakrishnan, India
“Glory to the Filmmaker!,” Takeshi Kitano, Japan
“It's a Free World,” Ken Loach, Britain/Italy/Germany/Spain
The Man from London,” Bela Tarr, France/Germany/Hungary
Ne touchez pas la hache,” Jacques Rivette, France/Italy
“One Hundred Nails,” Ermanno Olmi, Italy
“The Past,” Hector Babenco, Argentina/Brazil
“The Princess of Nebraska,” Wayne Wang, U.S.
“A Thousand Years of Good Prayers,” Wayne Wang, U.S.
“Ulzhan,” Volker Schlondorff, Germany/France/Kazakhstan
The Flight of the Red Balloon (Le Voyage Du Ballon Rouge),” Hou Hsiao-hsien, France
“The Voyeurs,” Buddhadeb Dasgupta, India

“Buddha Collapsed Out of Shame,” Hana Makhmalbaf, Iran
“Dans La Ville De Sylvia,” Jose Luis Guerin, Spain
“Death in the Land of Encantos,” Lav Diaz,”Philippines
“Dr. Plonk,” Rolf de Heer, Australia
“Eat, For This Is My Body,” Michelange Quay, Haiti/France
“Encarnacion,” Anahi Berneri, Argentina
“Happy New Life,” Arpad Bogdan, Hungary
“Import/Export,” Ulrich Seidl, Austria
“L'Amour Cache,” Alessandro Capone, Italy/Luxembourg/Belgium
“M,” Lee Myung-se, South Korea
“Night,” Lawrence Johnston, Australia
“Pink,” Alexander Voulgaris, Greece
Ploy,” Pen-ek Ratanaruang, Thailand
“Silent Resident,” Christian Frosch, Austria/Germany/Luxembourg/Hungary
Silent Light,” Carlos Reygadas, Mexico/France/The Netherlands
“Sous Les Toits de Paris,” Hiner Saleem, France
“Time to Die,” Dorota Kedzierzawska, Poland
“Tracey Fragments,” Bruce McDonald, Canada
You, the Living,” Roy Andersson, Sweden/Germany/France/Denmark/Norway

Special presentations:
“4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days,” Cristian Mungiu, Romania
“Angel,” Francois Ozon, France/U.K./Belgium
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford,” Andrew Dominik,” U.S.
Atonement,” Joe Wright, Britain
Battle in Seattle, Stuart Townsend, U.S.
“Before the Devil Knows You're Dead,” Sidney Lumet, U.S.
“Before the Rains,” Santosh Sivan, U.S.
“Bill,” Melisa Wallack, Bernie Goldmann,U.S.
“The Brave One,” Neil Jordan,” U.S./Australia
“Captain Mike Across America,” Michael Moore, U.S.
“Chacun Son Cinema,” David Cronenberg, Atom Egoyan, David Lynch, Hou Hsiao-hsien, Roman Polanski, Gus Van Sant, Lars von Trier, Wong Kar Wai, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Aki Kaurissmaki, France
“Chaotic Ana,” Julio Medem, Spain
“Death Defying Acts,” Gillian Armstrong, Britain/Australia
The Girl in the Park,” David Auburn, U.S.
“La Grande Illusion,” Jean Renoir, France
“Here Is What Is,” Adam Vollick, Daniel Lanois, Adam Samuels, Canada
Honeydripper,” John Sayles, U.S.
I'm Not There,” Todd Haynes,U.S.
“In Bloom,” Vadim Perelman, U.S.
In the Valley of Elah,” Paul Haggis, U.S.
Into the Wild ,” Sean Penn, U.S.
“Juno,” Jason Reitman, U.S.
Lars and The Real Girl,” Craig Gillespie, U.S.
“Love Comes Lately,” Jan Schutte, Germany/Austria/U.S.
“Lust, Caution,” Ang Lee, U.S.
“Mad Detective,” Johnnie To and Wai Ka Fai, Hong Kong
“Man From Plains,” Jonathan Demme, U.S.
Margot at the Wedding,” Noah Baumbach, U.S.
“Married Life,” Ira Sachs, U.S.
“Mongol,” Sergei Bodrov, Germany/Kazakhstan/Mongolia/Russia
“My Winnipeg,” Guy Maddin,Canada
Nightwatching – Peter Greenaway
No Country for Old Men
 – Ethan Coen and Joel Coen
Nothing Is Private,” Alan Ball, U.S.
“Persepolis,” Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud, France
Poor Boy's Game,” Clement Virgo, Canada
“Rails & Ties,” Alison Eastwood, U.S.
“Reclaim Your Brain,” Hans Weingartner, Germany/Austria
“Redacted,” Brian De Palma, U.S.
Romulus, My Father,” Richard Roxburgh, Australia
The Savages,” Tamara Jenkins, U.S.
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly – Le Scaphandre Et Le Papillon,” Julian Schnabel, France
“Shadows,” Milcho Manchevski, Republic of Macedonia/Germany/Italy/Bulgaria/Spain
Shake Hands with the Devil,” Roger Spottiswoode,Canada
Silk,” Francois Girard,Canada/Italy/Japan
“The Sun Also Rises,” Jiang Wen, China
“The Take,” Brad Furman, U.S.
Then She Found Me ,” Helen Hunt, U.S.
“The Visitor,” Thomas McCarthy, U.S.
“When Did You Last See Your Father?” Anand Tucker, Britain/Ireland

Contemporary World Cinema:
“All Hat,” Leonard Farlinger, Canada
“American Venus,” Bruce Sweeney, Canada
And Along Come Tourists,” Robert Thalheim, Germany
“Avant Que J'Oublie,” Jacques Nolot, France
“The Band's Visit,” Eran Kolirin, Israel/France
“The Banishment,” Andrey Zvyagintsev, Russia
“Barcelona (A Map),” Ventura Pons,Spain
“Battle for Haditha,” Nick Broomfield, Britain
“Breakfast With Scot,” Laurie Lynd, Canada
“Brick Lane,” Sarah Gavron, Britain
“California Dreamin' (Endless),” Cristian Nemescu, Romania
“Chop Shop,” Ramin Bahrani, U.S.
Contre Toute Espérance (Summit Circle),” Bernard Emond, Canada
“The Counterfeiters,” Stefan Ruzowitzky, Austria/Germany
“Dans La Vie,” Philippe Faucon, France
“Days and Clouds,” Silvio Soldini, Italy/Switzerland
The Edge of Heaven,” Fatih Akin, Germany/Turkey
“Empties,” Jan Sverak, Czech Republic
“L'ennemi Intime,” Florent Siri, France
“Erik Nietzsche The Early Years,” Jacob Thuesen, Denmark
“Faro, La Reine Des Eaux,” Salif Traore, France/Canada/Germany/Mali/Burkina Faso
“Forever Never Anywhere,” Antonin Svoboda, Austria
“Garage,” Lenny Abrahamson, Ireland
“A Gentle Breeze in the Village,” Nobuhiro Yamashita, Japan
“Gone With the Woman,” Petter Næss, Norway
“Happiness,” Hur Jin-Ho, South Korea
The Home Song Stories,” Tony Ayres, Australia
“In Memory of Myself,” Saverio Costanzo, Italy
“Iska's Journey,” Csaba Bollok, Hungary
“Jar City,” Baltasar Kormakur, Iceland/Germany
“Jellyfish,” Etgar Keret And Shira Geffen, Israel/France
“Just Like Home,” Lone Scherfig, Denmark
“King of California,” Mike Cahill, U.S.
“Kings,” Tom Collins, Ireland/Britain
“L'Ora Di Punta,” Vincenzo Marra, Italy
The Mourning Forest,” Naomi Kawase, France/Japan
Munyurangabo (Liberation Day),” Lee Issac Chung, U.S.
Mutum,” Sandra Kogut, Brazil
“My Brother Is an Only Child,” Daniele Luchetti, Italy/France
“New York City Serenade,”Frank Whaley, U.S.
“Normal,” Carl Bessai, Canada
“Nos Vies Privees,” Denis Cote, Canada
“On the Wings of Dreams,” Golam Rabbany Biplob, Bangladesh
“Philippine Science,” Auraeus Solito, Philippines
“The Pope's Toilet,” Enriques Fernandes, Cesar Chalone, Uruguay/Brazil/France
“Run, Fat Boy, Run,” David Schwimmer, Britain
“Secret Sunshine,” Lee Chang-dong South Korea
“The Secrets,” Avi Nesher, Israel/France
“The Shock Doctrine,” Alfonso Cuaron, Jonas Cuaron, Naomi Klein, Canada/Britain
“Slingshot,” Brillante Mendoza, Philippines
Son of Rambow – Garth Jennings,
“Starting Out in the Evening,” Andrew Wagner, U.S.
“The Stone Angel,” Kari Skogland, Canada
” A Stray Girlfriend (Una Novia Errante),” Ana Katz, Argentina
“To Love Someone,” Ake Sandgren, Sweden
“The Trap,” Srdan Golubovic, Serbia/Germany/ Hungary
Under the Same Moon,” Patricia Riggen, Mexico/U.S.
“Unfinished Sky,” Peter Duncan, Australia
“Unfinished Stories,” Pourya Azarbayjani, Iran
“Une Vieille Maitresse,” Catherine Breillat, France
Weirdsville,” Allan Moyle, Canada
“Wolfsbergen,” Nanouk Leopold, Netherlands

“The Babysitters,” David Ross, U.S.
“Blind,” Tamar Van Den Dop, The Netherlands/Belgium/Bulgaria
“Cochochi,” Israel Cardenas, Laura Amelia Guzman, Mexico/U.K./Canada
“Corroboree,” Ben Hackworth, Australia
“Frozen,” Shivajee Chandrabhushan, India
“I Am From Titov Veles,” Teona Strugar Mitevska, Macedonia
“King of the Hill,” Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego, Spain
“The Passage,” Mark Heller, U.S.
“Roming,” Jiri Vejdelek, Czech Republic/Romania/Slovakia
“September,” Peter Carstairs, Australia
“Those Three,” Naghi Nemati, Iran
“With Your Permission,” Paprika Steen,Denmark/Sweden
“The World Unseen,” Shamim Sarif, U.K./South Africa
“La Zona,” Rodrigo Pla, Spain/Mexico

Reel to Real:
“Algeria Algerie, Histoires A Ne Pas Dire,” Jean-Pierre Lledo, France
“Amazing Journey: The Story of the Who,” Paul Crowder, Murray Lerner, U.S.
“Body of War,” Ellen Spiro, Phil Donahue,U.S.
“Callas Assoluta,” Philippe Kohly, France
“Children of the Sun,” Ran Tal, U.S./Israel
Darfur Now,” Ted Braun, U.S.
“The Dictator Hunter,” Klaartje Quirijns, The Netherlands
“Dinner With the President: A Nation's Journey,” Sabiha Sumar, Sachithanandam Sathananthan, Pakistan
“Encounters at the End of the World,” Werner Herzog, U.S.
“Fengming, A Chinese Memoir,” Wang Bing, Hong Kong/China
“Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts,” Scott Hicks, Australia
“Heavy Metal in Baghdad,” Eddy Moretti, Suroosh Alvi, Canada/U.S.
“Hollywood Chinese,” Arthur Dong, U.S.
“Iron Ladies of Liberia,” Daniel Junge, Siatta Scott Johnson, U.S.
“Jihad for Love,” Parvez Sharma, U.S./U.K./France/Germany/Australia
“Joy Division,” Grant Gee, U.K./U.S.
“Lou Reed's Berlin,” Julian Schnabel, U.S.
“Man of Cinema: Pierre Rissient,” Todd McCarthy, U.S.
The Mosquito Problem and Other Stories,” Andrey Paounov, Bulgaria
My Enemy's Enemy,” Kevin Macdonald, France/U.K.
My Kid Could Paint That,” Amir Bar-Lev, U.S.
“Obscene,” Neil Ortenberg, Daniel O'Connor, U.S.
“Operation Filmmaker,” Nina Davenport, U.S.
“Please Vote for Me,” Weijun Chen, South Africa
“A Promise to the Dead: The Exile Journey of Ariel Dorfman,” Peter Raymont, Canada
“Russia Rebellion: The Litvinenko Case,” Andrei Nekrasov, Russia
“Surfwise,” Doug Pray, U.S.
Terror's Advocate,” Barbet Schroeder, France
“Trumbo,” Peter Askin, U.S.
“China Useless,” Jia Zhang-Ke, China
“Very Young Girls,” David Schisgall, U.S.
“The Wild Horse Redemption,” John Zaritsky, Canada

Midnight Madness:
“Dainipponjin,” Hitoshi Matsumoto, Japan
“The Devil's Chair,” Adam Mason, Britain
“Flash Point,” Wilson Yip, Hong Kong/China
“Frontiere(s)” Xavier Gens, France
George Romero's Diary of the Dead,” George A. Romero, U.S.
Inside (À l'intérieur),” Julien Maury, Alexandre Bustillo, France
“The Mother of Tears,” Dario Argento, Italy/U.S.
“Stuck,” Stuart Gordon, Canada/U.S.
“Sukiyaki Western Django,” Takashi Miike, Japan
“Vexille,” Sori, Japan

“Boy A,” John Crowley, Britain
Les Chansons d'amour,” Christophe Honore, France
Chrysalis,” Julien Leclercq, France
Control,” Anton Corbijn, Britain
Déficit,” Gael Garcia Bernal, Mexico
Ex Drummer,” Koen Mortier, Belgium
“The Exodus,” Pang Ho-Cheung, Hong Kong, China
Help Me Eros,” Lee Kang Sheng, Taiwan
Me (Yo),” Rafa Cortes, Spain
“Mister Lonely,” Harmony Korine, U.K./France/Ireland/U.S.
Waterlilies (Naissance des Pieuvres),” Celine Sciamma, France
The Orphanage,” Juan Antonio Bayona, Spain
Paranoid Park,” Gus Van Sant, France
Ping Pong Playa,” Jessica Yu, U.S.
“Sad Vacation,” Shinji Aoyama, Japan
“Smiley Face,” Gregg Araki, U.S.
“White Lies, Black Sheep,” James Spooner, U.S.
XXY,” Lucia Puenzo, Argentina/Spain/France

President Carter and Rosalynn Carter, “Everything to Gain: A Conversation With Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter”
Mira Nair, “Mira Nair Presents Four Views on Aids in India”
Bill Maher and Larry Charles, “Religulous: A Conversation With Bill Maher and Larry Charles”
Luis Moreno-Ocampo and Don Cheadle, “The Time Is Now: A Conversation About Darfur”

Canada First:

“Young People Fucking,” Martin Gero, Canada
“Amal,” Richie Mehta, Canada
“Le Cedre Penche,” Rafael Ouellet, Canada
“Continental, Un Film Sans Fusil,” Stephane Lafleur, Canada
“Just Buried,” Chaz Thorne, Canada
“They Wait,” Ernie Barbarash,Canada
“This Beautiful City,” Ed Gass-Donnelly, Canada
“Walk All Over Me,” Robert Cuffley, Canada

Short Cuts Canada:
“Automoto,” Neil Mcinnes, Cathy Mcinnes, Canada
“Blood Will Tell,” Andrew McPhillips,Canada
“Boar Attack,” Jay White, Canada
“Bumblebee,” Jonathan Van Tulleken, Canada
“Burgeon And Fade,” Audrey Cummings, Canada
“Can You Wave Bye Bye?” Sarah Galea-Davis, Canada
“The Canadian Shield,” Simon Ennis, Canada
“Code 13,” Mathieu L. Denis,Canada
“The Colony,” Jeff Barnaby, Canada
“Congratulations Daisy Graham,” Cassandra Nicolaou, Canada
“A Cure for Terminal Loneliness,” Samir Rehem, Canada
“Cursing Hanley,” Kelly Harms, Canada
“Dada Dum,” Britt Randle, Canada
“Diamonds in a Bucket,” Sherry White, Canada
“Dust Bowl Ha! Ha!” Sebastien Pilote, Canada
“Farmer's Requiem,” Ramses Madina, Canada
“Found Objects,” David Birnbaum, Canada
“Four Walls,” Raha Shirazi Canada
“Fracas,” Eduardo Menz, Canada
“Gene Boy Came Home,” Alanis Obomsawin, Canada
“God Provides,” Brian M. Cassidy, Melanie Shatzky, Canada
“Les Grands,” Chloe Leriche, Canada
“Hastings Street,” Larry Kent, Canada
“Hirsute,” A.J. Bond, Canada
“Hymn to Pan,” Francois Miron, Canada
“I Have Seen the Future, “Cam Christiansen, Canada/Australia
“I've Never Had Sex …,” Robert Kennedy, Canada
“Knights of Atomikaron,” Adam Brodie, Dave Derewlany, Canada
“The Last Moment,” Deco Dawson, Canada
“Latchkey's Lament,” Troy Nixey, Canada
“Loudly, Death Unties,” Sheila Pye, Nicholas Pye, Canada
“Madame Tutli-Putli,” Chris Lavis, Maciek Szczerbowski, Canada
“No Bikini,” Claudia Morgado Escanilla, Canada
“Paradise,” Jesse Rosensweet, Canada
“Reorder,” Sean Garrity, Canada
“Shooting Geronimo,” Kent Monkman, Canada
“A Short Film About Falling,” Peter Lynch, Max Dean, Canada
“Smile,” Julia Kwan, Canada
“Teenage Girl,” Greg Atkins, Canada
“Terminus,” Trevor Cawood, Canada
“Terry Southern's Plums and Prunes,” Dev Khanna, Canada
“Three Beans For George,” Sean Anicic, Canada
“Tic Tac Toe,” Matthew Swanson, Canada
“The Whole Day Through,” Adam Budd, Canada

“The Acrobat,” Chris Kennedy, U.S./Canada
“All That Rises,” Daichi Saito, Canada
“The Anthem,” Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thailand
“At Sea,” Peter Hutton, U.S.
“Bouquet,” Karo Goldt, Germany/Austria
“The Butterfly in Winter,” Ute Aurand, Maria Lang, Germany
“Capitalism: Slavery,” Ken Jacobs, U.S.
“Cross Worlds,” Cecile Fontaine France
“Discoveries on the Forest Floor 1-3,” Charlotte Pryce, U.S.
“Echo,” Izabella Pruska-Oldenhof, Canada
“Ecp 2d: Sun,” John Price, Canada
“Erzahlung,” Hannes Schupbach, Switzerland/Italy
“Europa 2005, 27 Octobre,” Jean-Marie Straub, Daniele Huillet, Italy
“Evertwo Circumflicksrent … Page 298,” Bruce McClure, U.S.
“Faux Mouvements,” Pip Chodorov, France
“Gone,” Karoe Goldt, Germany/Austria
“Monica,” Enrico Mandirola, France
“Papillon,” Olivier Fouchard, France
“Pool,” Chris Chong Chan Fui, Canada/Malaysia
“Pour Vos Beaux Yeux 1929,” Henri Storck, Belgium
“Profit Motive and the Whispering Wind,” John Gianvito, U.S.
“Quartet,” Nicky Hamlyn, U.S.
“Schindler's Houses (Photography and Beyond Part
12),” Heinz Emigholz, Austria
“Tape Film,” Chris Kennedy, U.S./Canada
“What the Water Said, Nos. 4-6,” David Gatten, U.S.

Canadian Retrospective:
“L'acadie, L'acadie?!?,” Michel Brault, Pierre Perrault, Canada
“Chronique D'un Ete,” Jean Rouch, Edgar Morin, Canada
“Entre La Mer Et L'eau Douce,” Michel Brault, Canada
“Genevieve,” Michel Brault, Canada
“La Lutte,” Claude Fournier, Marcel Carriere, Claude Jutra, Michel Brault, Canada
“Les Noces De Papier,” Michel Brault, Canada
“Les Ordres,” Michel Brault, Canada
“Pour La Suite Du Monde,” Pierre Perrault, Michel Brault, Canada
“Les Raquetteurs,” Gilles Groulx, Michel Brault, Canada

“Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore,” Martin Scorsese, U.S.
“The Best Years of Our Lives,” William Wyler, U.S.
“Bucking Broadway,” John Ford, Canada
“Closely Observed Trains,” Jiri Menzel, Czechoslovakia
“Flower Drum Song,” Henry Koster, U.S.
“La Jetee,” Chris Marker, France
“Oh! What a Lovely War,” Richard Attenborough, Britain
Sweden the Virgin Spring,” Ingmar Bergman, Sweden

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Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist and critic at (founded in 2000). Eric is a regular at Sundance, Cannes and TIFF. He has a BFA in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013 he served as a Narrative Competition Jury Member at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson's This Teacher (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022 he served as a New Flesh Comp for Best First Feature at the 2022 Fantasia Intl. Film Festival. Current top films for 2022 include Tár (Todd Field), All That Breathes (Shaunak Sen), Aftersun (Charlotte Wells).

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