The festival announced additional films today for the Gala and Special Presentation programmes.
The new galas are:
- Dorian Gray, an adaptation of the Oscar Wilde novel from director Oliver Parker and starring Ben Barnes and Colin Firth.
- The Private Lives of Pippa Lee, with Rebecca Miller directing from her own novel, starring Robin Wright Penn as a wife and mother whose life is challenged after she moves to a retirement community with her much older husband (Alan Arkin).
In the Special Presentations programme, new films include:
- Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans, from Werner Herzog, starring Nicolas Cage as a New Orleans police detective trying to bring down a drug dealer while dealing with his own personal demons.
- Capitalism: A Love Story, from documentarian Michael Moore. Here, Moore looks at how capitalism and corporations affect regular Americans.
- Harry Brown, from director Daniel Barber, starring Michael Caine as a man pushed to breaking point after the gang leader who murdered Caine's best friend is set free.
- Perrier's Bounty, from director Ian Fitzgibbon, a comedy that finds Cillian Murphy as Michael, on the run from a gangster named Perrier (Brendan Gleeson), with his father (Jim Broadbent) and best friend in tow.
- A Serious Man, from the Coen brothers Joel and Ethan. The festival describes the film as "imaginatively exploring questions of faith, familial responsibility, delinquent behaviour, dental phenomena, academia, mortality and Judaism -and intersections thereof".
- Triage, from Danis Tanovic, with Colin Farrell as a war photographer with hidden secrets about the disappearance of his colleague in Kurdistan.
- Whip It, the directorial debut of actor Drew Barrymore, looks at the world of women's roller-derby. Features a jam-packed cast with Ellen Page, Marcia Gay Harden, Kristen Wiig, Juliette Lewis, Eve, Jimmy Fallon, Daniel Stern, Alia Shawkat,and Ari Graynor.
- Women Without Men, from Shirin Neshat, based on the novel by Sharnush Parsipur. The film looks at the lives of four women in Iran in 1953, when a coup lead to the re-installation of the Shah in place of the democratically elected government.