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2012 Toronto International Film Festival

2012 Toronto International Film Festival
Festival poster
Opening film Looper[1]
Closing film Song for Marion[2]
Location Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Hosted by Toronto International Film Festival Group
Number of films 289 feature films and 83 shorts[3]
Festival date September 6, 2012 (2012-09-06)–September 16, 2012 (2012-09-16)
Language English
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The 37th annual Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) was held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada between September 6 and September 16, 2012. TIFF announced the films that were accepted on August 21, 2012. Looper directed by Rian Johnson was selected as the opening film.[4][5]

Contents

  • Awards 1
  • Programmes 2
    • Gala Presentations 2.1
    • Special Presentations 2.2
    • Documentaries 2.3
    • Midnight Madness 2.4
    • Vanguard 2.5
    • Contemporary World Cinema 2.6
    • Masters 2.7
    • City To City: Mumbai 2.8
    • TIFF Kids 2.9
    • TIFF Cinematheque 2.10
    • Discovery 2.11
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Awards

Award[6][7] Film Director
People's Choice Award Silver Linings Playbook David O. Russell
People's Choice Award (Documentary) Artifact Jared Leto
People's Choice Award (Midnight Madness) Seven Psychopaths Martin McDonagh
Best Canadian Feature Film Laurence Anyways Xavier Dolan
Best Canadian Short Film Keep a Modest Head Deco Dawson
Best Canadian First Feature Film Antiviral Brandon Cronenberg
Blackbird Jason Buxton
FIPRESCI Discovery Call Girl Mikael Marcimain
FIPRESCI Special Presentations In the House François Ozon

On 17 September 2012, it was announced that David O. Russell's comedy film, Silver Linings Playbook, had been awarded the People's Choice Award.[8] The film, in which Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence appear as "neurotic lovers obsessed with their exes", is based on a novel by Matthew Quick.[8][9] The festival director, Piers Handling, stated that the film is "a deeply emotional story."[10] Ben Affleck's Argo was the runner-up for the prize.[11] Jared Leto's Artifact was given the People's Choice Award for best documentary, while Martin McDonagh's Seven Psychopaths won the Midnight Madness audience award.[8]

Programmes

Gala Presentations

Special Presentations

Documentaries

Midnight Madness[13]

Vanguard

Contemporary World Cinema

Masters

City To City: Mumbai

TIFF Kids

TIFF Cinematheque

Discovery

References

  1. ^ "TIFF: A history of opening nights". CBC News. Retrieved October 19, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Song for Marion to close Toronto film festival". Retrieved October 19, 2013. 
  3. ^ "TIFF List 2012: A Complete List of All Films at the Toronto International Film Festival". Retrieved October 19, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Looper to launch Toronto film festival". BBC News. July 24, 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-25. 
  5. ^ "2012 Toronto International Film Festival Annual report". Retrieved October 11, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Awards". tiff.net. Retrieved September 16, 2012. 
  7. ^ "2012 Toronto International Film Festival Awards Announced; SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK and SEVEN PSYCHOPATHS Among Winners". Retrieved October 11, 2013. 
  8. ^ a b c Child, Ben (September 17, 2012). "Silver Linings Playbook wins people's choice award at Toronto film festival". London: The Guardian. Retrieved September 18, 2012. 
  9. ^ Murphy, Mekado (September 17, 2012). Silver Linings Playbook' Wins People's Choice Award in Toronto"'". The New York Times. Retrieved September 18, 2012. 
  10. ^ Szklarski, Cassandra (September 17, 2012). "Silver Linings Playbook steals the show at TIFF".  
  11. ^ Gordon, Julie (September 17, 2012). Silver Linings Playbook' wins top prize at Toronto festival"'". London:  
  12. ^ Benzine, Adam (23 July 2012). """Exclusive: TIFF to host Polley's "Stories," Kastner's "Disco. Realscreen. Retrieved 18 September 2012. 
  13. ^ "History of the Toronto International Film Festival's MIDNIGHT MADNESS Programme". Retrieved October 19, 2013. 

External links

  • Official site
  • Crowd Based Reviews of TIFF
  • TIFF Reviews by an Indie Film Festival Director
  • TIFF Reviews by Collider.com
  • 2012 Toronto International Film Festival at IMDB
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