Thursday, August 14, 2008

Special Presentation Films

The festival released the names of 20 additional films that will be in the Special Presentations section:

Some big names in these films, including:

  • The Brothers Bloom, starring Adrien Brody, Mark Ruffalo, and Rachel Weisz, with Maximillian Schell and Robbie Coltrane.
  • Easy Virtue, with Colin Firth, Jessica Biel, and Kristin Scott Thomas, based on the Noel Coward play.
  • Genova, from director Michael Winterbottom (Code 46, The Road to Guantanamo), with Colin Firth (again!), Catherine Keener, and Hope Davis.
  • Is There Anybody There? with Michael Caine.
  • Management, with Steve Zahn, Jennifer Aniston, and Woody Harrelson.
  • Me and Orson Wells with Zac Efron, Claire Danes, Ben Chaplin, and Christian McKay.
  • Slumdog Millionaire from director Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, 28 Days Later).
  • Zack and Miri Make a Porno, from director Kevin Smith, starring Seth Rogan and Elizabeth Banks.
  • The Burning Plain, with Charlize Theron and Kim Basinger.
  • Che, a two part-movie about Ernesto Guevara, from Stephen Soderbergh.
  • Synecdoche, New York, from director Charlie Kaufman, starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Catherine Keener, Dianne Wiest, Samantha Morton, Michelle Williams, Emily Watson, and Hope Davis.
  • The Wrestler, from Darren Aronofsky (The Fountain, Requiem for a Dream), starring Mickey Rourke.
  • Flash of Genius, starring Greg Kinnear, Lauren Graham, Dermot Mulroney, and Alan Alda.


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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