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10 Films You Won’t Want to Miss at Vancouver International Film Festival 2015

Now in its 34th year, the 2015 edition of the Vancouver International Film Festival (September 24th – October 9th, 2015) looks to be the brightest yet. Screening 355 films overall, 238 which are feature length, from 70 countries, VIFF promises to have something intriguing and exciting for everyone. 10 selections for can’t miss cinema at VIFF 2015.


High-Rise (Ben Wheatley, UK)

Life for the residents of a tower block begins to run out of control.

Green Room (Jeremy Saulnier, USA)

A young punk rock band find themselves trapped in a secluded venue after stumbling upon a horrific act of violence.

The Similars (Isaac Ezban, Mexico)

On the rainy night of October 2, 1968, eight characters waiting on a remote bus station for a bus heading to Mexico City start experiencing a strange phenomenon.

The Assassin (Hou Hsiao-Hsien, Taiwan)

The film is set during the mighty Tang Dynasty-period in Chinese history. Nie Yinniang returns to family after several years in exile. The mission of her order is to eliminate the tyrany of the Governors who avoid the authority of the Emperor. Now she will have to choose between sacrificing the man she loves, or break definitively with the 'order of the Assassins'.

Aaaaaaaah! (Steve Oram, UK)

Directed by Steve Oram. With Julian Barratt, Holli Dempsey, Noel Fielding, Lucy Honigman.

Youth (Paolo Sorrentino, Italy)

Fred and Mick, two old friends, are on vacation in an elegant hotel at the foot of the Alps. Fred, a composer and conductor, is now retired. Mick, a film director, is still working. They look with curiosity and tenderness on their children's confused lives, Mick's enthusiastic young writers, and the other hotel guests. While Mick scrambles to finish the screenplay for what he imagines will be his...

Brooklyn (John Crowley, USA)

In 1950s Ireland and New York, young Ellis Lacey has to choose between two men and two countries.

I Saw the Light (Marc Abraham, USA)

. A biography of Hank Williams.

Nina Forever (Ben Blaine & Chris Blaine, UK)

After his girlfriend Nina dies in a car crash, Rob unsuccessfully attempts suicide. As he begins to overcome his grief, he falls in love with a coworker, Holly. Their relationship is complicated when Nina, unable to find rest in the afterlife, comes back to life to sarcastically torment them whenever they have sex.

Jafar Panahi’s Taxi (Jafar Panahi, Iran)

A day with a taxi driver in Teheran.