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1988 Toronto International Film Festival

1988 Toronto International Film Festival
Festival poster
Opening film Dead Ringers
Location Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Hosted by Toronto International Film Festival Group
Number of films 300 films
Festival date September 8, 1988 (1988-09-08)–September 17, 1988 (1988-09-17)
Language English
Website .nettiff

The 13th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) took place in Toronto, Ontario, Canada between September 8 and September 17, 1988. Midnight Madness programme was introduced at the festival.[1][2] The festival screened more than 300 films from all over the world.[3] Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown by Pedro Almodóvar won the People's Choice Award at the festival, which later nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at Academy Award.

Dead Ringers by David Cronenberg was selected as the opening film.[4]


Award[5][6] Film Director
People's Choice Award Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown Pedro Almodóvar
Best Canadian Feature Film The Outside Chance of Maximilian Glick Allan A. Goldstein
International Critics' Award Distant Voices, Still Lives Terence Davies


Gala Presentation

Canadian Perspective

Midnight Madness[7]


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  5. ^ "TIFF Awards"., October 16, 2013.
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External links

  • Official site
  • TIFF: A Reel History: 1976 - 2012
  • 1988 Toronto International Film Festival at IMDB
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