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1984 Toronto International Film Festival

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Number of films  225 feature films
Website  tiff.net
Language  English
1984 Toronto International Film Festival
Location  Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Hosted by  Toronto International Film Festival Group
Festival date  September 6, 1984 (1984-09-06)–September 15, 1984 (1984-09-15)

The 9th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) took place in Toronto, Ontario, Canada between September 6 and September 15, 1984. The festival introduced Perspective Canada programme, devoted to Canadian films. The festival screened 225 feature films and more than half of them were Canadian films.


In 1984 Top 10 Canadian Films of All Time list was released. It was created by the votes of film critics, professors, fans and festival staff.

Gala Presentation

  • Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders
  • Places in the Heart by Robert Benton
  • Stranger Than Paradise by Jim Jarmusch
  • Blood Simple by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen
  • Where the Green Ants Dream by Werner Herzog
  • Boy Meets Girl by Leos Carax
  • Another Country by Marek Kanievska
  • Funny Dirty Little War by Héctor Olivera
  • Diary for My Children by Márta Mészáros
  • The Gold Diggers by Sally Potter
  • Wildrose by John Hanson
  • Choose Me by Alan Rudolph
  • The Company of Wolves by Neil Jordan
  • Canadian Perspective

  • La Femme de l'hôtel by Léa Pool
  • Documentaries

  • In Heaven There Is No Beer? by Les Blank
  • Before Stonewall by Robert Rosenberg, Greta Schiller and John Scagliotti
  • References

    1984 Toronto International Film Festival Wikipedia

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