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TIFF is set to return on September 8-18

The 47th Toronto International Film Festival will make its return to the downtown core from September 8th to 18th.

Here are the top buzzed-about films screening at 2022 TIFF.

My Policeman

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The story falls three people, policeman Tom (Harry Styles/Linus Roache), museum curator Patrick (David Dawson/Rupert Everett) and teacher Marion (Emma Corrin/Gina McKee) on an emotional romance through the years.

Taking place in 1950s Britain, Tom (Harry Styles) falls in love with Marion (Emma Corrin) before inviting Patrick (David Dawson) into the relationship, exploring his sexual identity, and creating a love triangle.

Book a screening for The Policeman here.

The Whale

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Director Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan) invites the audience to identify with a reclusive English professor, played by Brendan Fraser, who is struggling with self-acceptance and personal relationships.

This film is called a career-defining performance by Brendan Fraser and shares the story about the state of isolation with a mixture of technology and society’s culture of body shaming.

Book a screening for The Whale here.

The Woman King

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This true story of the Agojie people, an all-female military regiment charged with protecting the African Kingdom of Dahomey.

Starring Oscar winner Viola Davis, Thuso Mbedu (The Underground Railroad), and John Boyega, takes place in the year 1823 and follows the tale of struggle and liberation for the Agojie from European colonizers, adversarial neighbours, and the slave trade.

Book a screening for The Woman King here.

The Good Nurse

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Amy (Jessica Chastain) is a single-parent nurse that struggles with a growing suspicion that her co-worker (Eddie Redmayne) is quietly killing off patients.

This true-crime thriller centres on the world of health care and is based on one of the most prolific serial killers in recorded history.

Book a screening for The Good Nurse here.


Jesse Brown (Jonathan Majors) plays the role of the US Navy’s first Black aviator set during the Korean War.

Following the tale of courage, sacrifice and friendship, this film confronts racist hostility through the dangerous missions in the Navy’s F4U Corsair, whose immense nose can make landing challenging.

Book a screening for Devotion here.

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