The film lineup for the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) was officially announced today and there are some amazing films included in this list. Some of these films also premiered at Cannes earlier this year and are generating some award season buzz already.
According to Entertainment Weekly, there are several films that are generating buzz, including the John Krokidas-directed biography Kill Your Darlings, which also premiered at Sundance. The John Wells-directed adaptation, August: Osage County, which stars Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts, is also generating a lot of buzz. Plus, 12 Years a Slave, starring Chiwetel Ejofor, Michael Fassbender, and Benedict Cumberbatch and The Fifth Estate are also going to be premiering at TIFF and are gaining some attention.
Alfonso Cuaron’s awaited space thriller Gravity and Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s Don Jon will also be premiering at the festival. The the Palme d’Or-winning film, Blue Is the Warmest Color is going to be shown in a Special Presentations category.
Here is a list of the other films premiering in the first round of the festival:
All Is By My Side, American Dreams in China, The Art of the Steal, Attila Marcel, Bad Words, Belle, Burning Bush,Cannibal (Canibal), Cold Eyes, Dallas Buyers Club, Devil‘s Knot, Dom Hemingway, The Double, Felony, The Fifth Estate, For Those Who Can Tell, Gloria, Going Away (Il est parti dimanche), The Grand Seduction, The Great Beauty (La Grande Belezza), Half of a Yellow Sun, Hateship Loveship, Ida, L’Intrepido, The Invisible Woman,Joe, Labor Day, Life of a Crime, Like Father Like Son, The Love Punch, The Lunchbox, Man of Tai Chi, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, MARY Queen of Scots, Mystery Road, Night Moves, Omar, One Chance, Only Lovers Left Alive, Parkland, The Past (Le Passe), Philomena, Pioneer (Pioner), Prisoners, Quai d’Orsay, The Railway Man,The Real, The Right Kind of Wrong, Rush, Shuddh Desi Romance, Starred Up, Supermensch The Legend of Shep Gordon, Third Person, Those Happy Years (Anni Felici), Tracks, Under the Skin, Violette, Visitors, Walesa. Man of Hope. (Walesa. Czlowiek z nadziei.), We are the Best! (Vi ar bast!), Le Week-End, You Are Here, Young and Beautiful (Jeune & jolie).
What do you think of the film lineup for the festival this year? Are you interested in seeing any of these films?
Source: Entertainment Weekly