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1977 Toronto International Film Festival

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Language  English
1977 Toronto International Film Festival
Opening film  J.A. Martin Photographer
Location  Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Hosted by  Toronto International Film Festival Group
Festival date  September 9, 1977 (1977-09-09)–September 18, 1977 (1977-09-18)

The 2nd Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) took place in Toronto, Ontario, Canada between September 9 and September 18, 1977. Retrospective of Quebec cinema was introduced and also Greek cinema was emphasized. J.A. Martin Photographer directed by Jean Beaudin was selected as the opening film.


Je, tu, il, elle of Chantal Akerman was pulled out of the festival because of a scene featuring a kiss between two women.

Gala Presentation

  • The Ascent by Larisa Shepitko
  • L'Une chante, l'autre pas by Agnès Varda
  • Stroszek by Werner Herzog
  • Iphigenia by Michael Cacoyannis
  • Jakob the Liar by Frank Beyer
  • The Innocent by Luchino Visconti
  • It Happened One Night by Frank Capra
  • Duel by Steven Spielberg
  • The Misfits by John Huston
  • Nights of Cabiria by Federico Fellini
  • It's a Wonderful Life by Frank Capra
  • Lions Love by Agnès Varda
  • Happy Day by Pantelis Voulgaris
  • Lola Montès by Max Ophüls
  • La Cecilia by Jean-Louis Comolli
  • Letter from an Unknown Woman by Max Ophüls
  • Burn! by Gillo Pontecorvo
  • The Reckless Moment by Max Ophüls
  • The Earrings of Madame de... by Max Ophüls
  • Canadian Cinema

  • J.A. Martin Photographer by Jean Beaudin
  • Outrageous! by Richard Benner
  • Ti-Cul Tougas, ou, Le bout de la vie by Jean-Guy Noël
  • À tout prendre by Claude Jutra
  • References

    1977 Toronto International Film Festival Wikipedia

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