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1996 Toronto International Film Festival

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Opening film  Fire
Language  English
1996 Toronto International Film Festival
Location  Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Hosted by  Toronto International Film Festival Group
Festival date  September 5, 1996 (1996-09-05)–September 14, 1996 (1996-09-14)

The 21st Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) took place in Toronto, Ontario, Canada between September 5 and September 14, 1996.Deepa Mehta's Fire was selected as the opening film.


Gala Presentation

  • Shine by Scott Hicks
  • Life by Lawrence Johnston
  • The Daytrippers by Greg Mottola
  • Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day by Christopher Münch
  • The Watermelon Woman by Cheryl Dunye
  • Trees Lounge by Steve Buscemi
  • Unhook the Stars by Nick Cassavetes
  • Big Night by Campbell Scott, Stanley Tucci
  • Breaking the Waves by Lars von Trier
  • The Quiet Room by Rolf de Heer
  • Ridicule by Patrice Leconte
  • Beautiful Thing by Hettie MacDonald
  • Prisoner of the Mountains by Sergei Bodrov
  • The Funeral by Abel Ferrara
  • Jude by Michael Winterbottom
  • Fly Away Home by Carroll Ballard
  • Swingers by Doug Liman
  • That Thing You Do! by Tom Hanks
  • Albino Alligator by Kevin Spacey
  • Grace of My Heart by Allison Anders
  • Ponette by Jacques Doillon
  • A Summer's Tale by Eric Rohmer
  • Goodbye South, Goodbye by Hou Hsiao-Hsien
  • Bound by Lilly Wachowski & Lana Wachowski
  • Mother by Albert Brooks
  • Floating Life by Clara Law
  • A Summer in La Goulette by Férid Boughedir
  • 2 Days in the Valley by John Herzfeld
  • Some Mother's Son by Terry George
  • Deep Crimson by Arturo Ripstein
  • Box of Moonlight by Tom DiCillo
  • Vesna va veloce by Carlo Mazzacurati
  • Forgotten Silver by Peter Jackson & Costa Botes
  • Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love by Mira Nair
  • Bastard Out of Carolina by Anjelica Huston
  • American Buffalo by Michael Corrente
  • La bouche de Jean-Pierre by Lucile Hadžihalilović
  • Engelchen by Helke Misselwitz
  • Kolya by Jan Svěrák
  • Canadian Perspective

  • Fire by Deepa Mehta
  • Long Day's Journey into Night by David Wellington
  • Kissed by Lynne Stopkewich
  • Letters from Home by Mike Hoolboom
  • Sin Cycle by Jack Cocker & Ben Famiglietti
  • Lodela by Philippe Baylaucq
  • Bogus by Norman Jewison
  • Lilies by John Greyson
  • Can I Get a Witness? by Kris Lefcoe
  • Midnight Madness

  • Curdled by Reb Braddock
  • Killer Tongue by Alberto Sciamma
  • Road Movie by Peter Care
  • Organ by Kei Fujiwara
  • The Stendhal Syndrome by Dario Argento
  • All of Them Witches by Daniel Gruener
  • Ratchet by John Johnson
  • Screwed by Alexander Crawford
  • Attack of Legion by Shusuke Kaneko
  • Vietnam Perspective

  • When the Tenth Month Comes by Dang Nhat Minh
  • The Retired General by Nguyen Khac Loi
  • Black Cactuses by Le Dan
  • Nostalgia for Countryside by Dang Nhat Minh
  • Documentaries

  • Looking for Richard by Al Pacino
  • Microcosmos by Marie Pérennou & Claude Nuridsany
  • Mondani a mondhatatlant: Elie Wiesel üzenete by Judit Elek
  • A Tickle in the Heart by Stefan Schwietert
  • References

    1996 Toronto International Film Festival Wikipedia