Book adaptation

Naples ’44

A poignant and picturesque memoir of life immediately after wartime is turned into an impressionistic documentary.

First They Killed My Father

A daughter of Cambodia remembers—and viewers won’t forget.

The Man Who Invented Christmas

An utterly Dickensian biopic about Charles Dickens and the creation of A Christmas Carol.

Victoria & Abdul

Queen Victoria as a rebellious Indophile with her Indian teacher as a naif.

On Chesil Beach | TIFF 2017

Author Ian McEwan adapts his introspective, free-flowing, observational novella from 2007.

Lady Macbeth

Meet one truly nasty woman. Keenly observed grace notes nudge the film (and the audience) to the edge.


This savage journey of self-discovery is that rarest thing nowadays: a film for adults.

A Woman’s Life

A Woman’s Life, adapted from a Guy de Maupassant novel, charts a young bride’s slide into disaster with a hushed, pensive air that builds to panic.

The Lost City of Z

“We might be too English for the jungle.”