1988 Toronto International Film Festival

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1988 Toronto International Film Festival
1988 Toronto International Film Festival poster.jpg
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
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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]

Awards[edit]

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

Programme[edit]

Gala Presentation[edit]

Canadian Perspective[edit]

Midnight Madness[7][edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "TIFF History". Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Taking a look back at TIFF". Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Lineups for the lineups at Toronto's film festival". CBC News. Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  4. ^ "TIFF: A history of opening nights". CBC News. Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  5. ^ "TIFF Awards". tiff.net, October 16, 2013.
  6. ^ "TIFF People's Choice prize heralds film industry kudos". CBC News. Retrieved October 16, 2013. 
  7. ^ "History of the Toronto International Film Festival's MIDNIGHT MADNESS Programme". Retrieved October 18, 2013. 

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