Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Contemporary World Cinema

The festival announced additional films for the Contemporary World Cinema programme. Complete details can be found here:


Some highlights:

  • $5 a Day, starring Christopher Walken, Alessandro Nivola (Junebug), Amanda Peet (who I last saw at the festival in Griffin and Phoenix - http://tifftalk.blogspot.com/2006/09/griffin-and-phoenix.html), and Sharon Stone.
  • Middle of Nowhere, starring Anton Yelchin and Eva Amurri, who are also both in New York, I Love You. Also features Amurri's mother, Susan Sarandon.
  • Skin, based on a true story, starring Sophie Okonedo, Alice Krige, and Sam Neill
  • L’Heure d’été, from director Olivier Assayas (I saw his film Clean, back in 2004 at the festival: http://tifftalk.blogspot.com/2004/09/clean.html), starring Juliette Binoche.


My experiences at the Toronto International Film Festival. Note this blog is not affiliated with the Toronto International Film Festival Group or the festival itself.
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