Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Additional Films Announced

Yesterday the festival announced three films for the Gala Presentations programme, and 19 films for the Special Presentations programme. The full press release can be found here:

Gala highlights include:

  • Get Low, from director Aaron Schneider, starring Robert Duvall, Bill Murray, and Sissy Spacek.
  • The Invention of Lying, starring Ricky Gervais.
  • Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire, starring Mo'Nique, Mariah Carey, and Lenny Kravitz among others.

Special Presentations highlights include:

  • The Boys Are Back, starring Clive Owen.
  • Bright Star, a John Keats biopic from director Jane Campion, with Ben Whishaw and Abbie Cornish.
  • Cracks, with Eva Green.
  • The Informant!, from director Steven Soderbergh and starring Matt Damon.
  • Leaves of Grass, staring Edward Norton playing identical twin brothers.
  • Mother, from director Bong Joon-ho (The Host).
  • Ondine, from filmmaker Neil Jordan, starring Colin Farrell.
  • Partir, starring Kristin Scott Thomas.
  • Solitary Man, starring Michael Douglas, Susan Sarandon, Danny DeVito, Mary Louise Parker, and Jenna Fischer.
  • Vengeance, from director Johnny To.


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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