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1980 Toronto International Film Festival

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Language  English
1980 Toronto International Film Festival
Location  Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Hosted by  Toronto International Film Festival Group
Festival date  September 4, 1980 (1980-09-04)–September 13, 1980 (1980-09-13)

The 5th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) took place in Toronto, Ontario, Canada between September 4 and September 13, 1980. That year the festival hold a retrospective in honor of Jean-Luc Godard, who himself attended the retrospective which was organized by festival programmer Peter Harcourt. A large crowd gathered outside University theatre to catch a glimpse of Bette Midler at the premiere of her film Divine Madness.


Gala Presentation

  • Bad Timing by Nicolas Roeg
  • Return of the Secaucus 7 by John Sayles
  • In for Treatment by Erik van Zuylen & Marja Kok
  • Lieve jongens by Paul de Lussanet
  • Portrait of Teresa by Pastor Vega
  • Heartland by Richard Pearce
  • Oblomov by Nikita Mikhalkov
  • Documentaries

  • Divine Madness by Michael Ritchie
  • Lightning Over Water by Wim Wenders & Nicholas Ray
  • References

    1980 Toronto International Film Festival Wikipedia

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