In Jungleland, Charlie Hunnam and Jack O’Connell are brothers who travel across the country for a high-stakes fighting tournament. This premise sounds similar to Warrior, the Tom Hardy-Joel Edgerton flick, but based on the trailer below, Jungleland has new things to offer. The film played at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival and is headed to Premium Video-On-Demand and for Digital in November.
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The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) gained international prominence over the last few decades by billing itself as the “Festival of Festivals.” That distinction means, in essence, that if you go to TIFF, you won’t need to go to another festival all year. With more than 300 titles hailing from across the globe, one can only dip their toe into the riches of Toronto’s lineup even with wall-to-wall screenings over its 11-day duration.
By the time the oft-Oscar prognostication People’s Choice Award winner is announced on Sunday, September 15, two of TIFF’s biggest premieres – The Goldfinch and Hustlers – will be playing across North America. But let’s say you don’t want to wait until then to get in on the Toronto viewing? Here are ten curated titles that you can program as a streaming festival adjacent to Toronto. That way, once these titles hit theaters over the next year, you’ll have a leg up on some of the past work of cinema’s coming vanguard.
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