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The Empty Box

Mexican filmmaker Claudia Sainte-Luce (The Amazing Catfish) directs and stars in her touching second feature, about a young woman in Mexico City who is forced to care for her estranged father as he descends into senile dementia. [Synopsis courtesy of Toronto International Film Festival]

Viola

Young Argentine auteur Matías Piñeiro continues his fascination with Shakespeare in this dazzling riff on Twelfth Night, which launches a host of intersecting characters into a roundelay of dalliances, intrigues and burgeoning revelations. (TIFF)

The Wedding Party

A young couple. A luxurious hotel room. A wedding party. [Synopsis courtesy of Cannes Film Festival]

Leones

Deep in the forest a group of five friends wander around like a lion herd. Lost in their word games, they play and seduce each other while going back and forth into adulthood territory, in a desperate search to avoid their already written story.

The Princess of France

Young Argentine auteur Matías Piñeiro follows up his international sensation Viola with the latest of his revisionist takes on the Shakespearean canon, deliciously detailing how life begins to imitate art when a Buenos Aires theatre company mounts a radio version of Love’s Labour’s Lost. [Synopsis courtesy of Toronto International Film Festival]