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Toronto film festival 2015: full line-up

25 August 2015 8:00 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Films set to show at the 40th Toronto International Film Festival (Tiff), updated as announcements are made in the run up to the event.

Tiff will open on September 10 with Jean-Marc Vallée’s Demolition starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Naomi Watts.

Tiff 40

Key: Wp = world premiere; Nap = North American premiere; IP = international premiere; Cp = Canadian premiere.

GALASBeeba Boys (Canada), Deepa Mehta, WPDemolition, Jean-Marc Vallée WPDisorder (Maryland) (France-Belgium), Alice Winocour NAPThe Dressmaker (Aus), Jocelyn Moorhouse, WPEye In The Sky (UK), Gavin Hood WPForsaken (Canada), Jon Cassar, WPFreeheld (Us), Peter Sollett, WPHyena Road (Canada), Paul Gross, WPLolo (France), Julie Delpy, NAPLegend (UK), Brian Helgeland, IPMan Down (Us), Dito Montiel NAPThe Man Who Knew Infinity (UK), Matt Brown, WPThe Martian (Us), Ridley Scott, WPMiss You Already (UK), Catherine Hardwicke WPMississippi Grind (Us), Ryan Fleck, Anna Boden CPMr. Right (Us), Paco Cabezas WPThe Program (UK), Stephen Frears, WPRemember (Canada), Atom Egoyan, NAPSeptembers Of Shiraz (Us), Wayne Blair, WPStonewall ([link »

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Pablo Trapero’s ‘The Clan’ Slays Tom Cruise in Argentina

21 August 2015 2:33 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox, made by the producers of “Wild Tales” and bowing Aug. 13, Pablo Trapero’s “The Clan” sold 504,000 tickets over in its first four days in Argentina, setting a new record for the best opening ever of an Argentine movie.

Total first week gross is around 825,000 admissions, said Film Factory’s Vicente Canales, movie’s sales agent.

Running up this record, “The Clan,” a dark abduction thriller, slaughtered “Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation” (400,000 in 12 days) and came out of the gates even bigger than Damian Szifron’s “Wild Tales,” 10% up on its “Wild Tales’’” first-frame 450,000 admissions.

Produced – like “The Clan” – by Buenos Aires’ K & S Film, the Almodovars’ Madrid-based El Deseo and Argentine broadcaster Telefe, as part of Telefonica Studios’ drive into movie investment, “Wild Tales” went on to sell 3.45 million tix in Argentina last year, becoming the highest-grossing Argentine film in history. “The Clan” is also co-produced by Fox International Productions. »

- John Hopewell

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Looking for Grace to compete in Toronto

13 August 2015 2:58 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Sue Brooks. Looking for Grace will screen in Platform, a new competitive section of the Toronto International Film Festival which showcases films that have a strong directorial vision. The road movie starring Richard Roxburgh, Radha Mitchell, Odessa Young and Terry Norris is the only Australian title in the running for the $C25,000 prize determined by the jury of filmmakers Jia Zhang-ke, Claire Denis and Agnieszka Holland. That strengthens Australia.s profile at the event which runs September 10-20. Jocelyn Moorhouse.s The Dressmaker will have its world premiere in Gala Presentations,. Simon Stone.s The Daughter will have its North American premiere in Special Presentations and Jennifer Peedom.s Sherpa and Gillian Armstrong.s Women He.s Undressed will compete in Tiff Docs.

Young, who also stars in The Daughter, plays 16-year-old Grace, who has run away from home. Her exasperated parents head to the West Australian wheat belt »

- Don Groves

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2015 Tiff: Wheatley, Trapero, Lafosse, Verbeek & Sue Brooks in Platform Comp

13 August 2015 11:15 AM, PDT | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

The Tiff folks have unveiled their slated dozen features for their spanking brand new competitive section and they’ve managed to lasso some high profile world preems that will compete alongside Int. and Na premieres. Claire DenisAgnieszka Holland and Jia Zhang-ke for which the name of the programme section is named after (Tiff referenced his 2000 film), will see a class comprised of the likes Joachim Lafosse and his piping hot The White Knights, David Verbeek (Full Contact starring Grégoire Colin – see pic above), Fabienne Berthaud and yet again actress Diane Kruger with Sky and Ben Wheatley‘s highly anticipated High Rise. Also included in the comp we find Pablo Trapero‘s Venice-bound The Clan, Eva Husson‘s hotly tipped directorial debut Bang Gang (A Modern Love Story) and a docu entry that sounds absolutely brutal true story from Alan Zweig in Hurt. The winner will be announced on »

- Eric Lavallee

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Tiff 2015 announces its Platform programme lineup

13 August 2015 8:00 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

The Toronto International Film Festival has, through its run, divided the films into numerous programmes to better identify and group together like-minded features. One of the new additions to the programme in 2015 will be the Platform selection, which will showcase films with a strong directorial vision. What is unique about this programme is that the selected films, twelve in total, will be judged by a three-person jury during the event, with the top film taking home a $25,000 prize. The first ever group of judges at the 2015 event will be comprised of filmmaker Jia Zhang-ke, whose 2000 film Platform was cited as the inspiration for the programme, alongside filmmakers Claire Denis and Agnieszka Holland. The lineup for the Platform was announced today, and can be seen below, alongside their official synopses.

Bang Gang, directed by Eva Husson, making its World Premiere

Biarritz. Sixteen-year-old George, a beautiful high-school student, falls in love with Alex. »

- Deepayan Sengupta

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'High-Rise' to premiere in first Toronto Platform competition

13 August 2015 8:00 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Twelve titles also include films by Pablo Trapero, Joaquim Lafosse, He Ping and Fabienne Berthaud.Scroll down for full list

The Toronto International Film Festival (Sept 10-20) has unveiled the 12 titles that will comprise the inaugural line-up for Platform - the new juried programme that champions director-led cinema from around the world.

The competitive strand includes the world premiere of Ben Wheatley’s highly-anticipated High-Rise, a dystopic depiction of a society that starts a class war in a high-rise apartment. The adaptation of Jg Ballard’s 1975 novel stars Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller, Luke Evans and Elisabeth Moss.

Also receiving its world premiere is Fabienne Berthaud’s Sky, a France-Germany co-production that star Diane Kruger, The Walking Dead’s Norman Reedus and Girls star Lena Dunham.

Kruger plays Romy, a married woman on holiday in the Us who storms out on her French husband (Gilles Lellouche) after an argument and wanders into the desert outside of Las »

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Ben Wheatley's 'High Rise' Sets World Premiere at TIFF

13 August 2015 7:06 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

We hoped for it at Cannes, it wasn't in the Venice slate, and oddly enough, it was recently announced as part of Zurich's slate, but this morning we know now where Ben Wheatley's "High Rise" will be making its first appearance. The Toronto International Film Festival has announced that the film will make its World Premiere as part of their new, juried Platform lineup. The film joins some terrific international titles (including Pablo Trapero's "The Tribe") that will be competing for a $25,000 prize. Nothing says "you're the best" like some hard, cash money. Check out the latest lineup additions below and see you in Toronto from September 10-20. Bang Gang (A Modern Love Story) Eva Husson, France World Premiere Biarritz. Sixteen-year-old George, a beautiful high-school student, falls in love with Alex. To get his attention, she initiates a group game with Alex, Nikita, Laetitia and Gabriel during which they will discover, »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Toronto Film Festival Announces Inaugural Platform Slate

13 August 2015 7:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Kill List” helmer Ben Wheatley’s “High-Rise,” the hotly anticipated adaptation of the 1975 J. G. Ballard novel starring Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller, Luke Evans and Elisabeth Moss, will receive its world premiere in Platform, the Toronto International Film Festival’s new juried program, which unveiled its 12-pic slate on Thursday.

The program, which spotlights cinema from international directors, will also screen the world premiere of Fabienne Berthaud’s “Sky,” in which a vacationing woman (Diane Kruger) ditches her husband and embarks on a solo journey in the American west. Pic also stars Norman Reedus (“The Walking Dead”), Lena Dunham, Gilles Lellouche and Q’orianka Kilcher.

Other world premieres include: Alan Zweig’s “Hurt” (one-legged cancer survivor Steve Fonyo raised $13 million on a 1985 cross-Canada run before his life went seriously downhill); Eve Husson’s coming-of-ager “Bang Gang” (a teenager initiates a group game that pushes the limits of players »

- Jennie Punter

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Toronto Film Festival to Showcase Movies With Tom Hiddleston, Elisabeth Moss, Norman Reedus in New Competitive Section

13 August 2015 7:00 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Ben Wheatley, Joachim Lafosse, Pablo Trapero and Fabienne Berthaud are among the directors who will be competing for the Toronto International Film Festival’s first jury award, with films that feature Tom Hiddleston, Elisabeth Moss, Norman Reedus and Lena Dunham, among others. The films will compete for a $25,000 (Canadian) prize in the new Platform section, a juried selection of films added for the first time to Tiff’s massive lineup. Festival organizers announced the list of 12 Platform films on Thursday, with Tiff CEO Piers Handling calling the section “a way to sharpen our focus on artistically ambitious cinema in our. »

- Steve Pond

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'Black Mass', 'Son Of Saul' head to San Sebastian

12 August 2015 4:18 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Venice titles and award-winners from Cannes, Berlin and Sundance included in Pearls strand.

The 63rd San Sebastian Festival (Sept 18-26) has unveiled the titles that will make up its Pearls section and compete for audience awards worth nearly $80,000.

The line-up comprises some the best of the year’s festivals to date as well as titles set for Venice and Toronto.

Scott Cooper’s mob drama Black Mass, starring Johnny Depp; Charlie Kaufman’s animated Anomalisa; and Pablo Trapero’s sinister drama The Clan will screen at San Sebastian following their premieres at Venice.

Cannes winners in the Pearls strand include Laszlo Nemes’ Holocaust drama Son of Saul, which won the Grand Prix; Nanni Moretti’s Mia Madre, winner of the Ecumenical Jury prize; The Assassin, which won Hou Hsiao-Hsien best director; and Arnaud Desplechin’s My Golden Days, which won the Sacd Prize at Directors’ Fortnight.

Other Cannes titles added to the San Sebastian line-up include »

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Venice 2015. Lineup

1 August 2015 9:58 AM, PDT | MUBI | See recent MUBI news »

The full lineup for the Venice Film Festival has been revealed, and includes new films by Martin Scorsese, Jerzy Skolimowsky, Frederick Wiseman, Marco Bellocchio, Tsai Ming-liang, Aleksandro Sokurov and more.CompetitionFrenzy (Emin Alper, Turkey/France/Qatar)Heart of a Dog (Laurie Anderson, Us)Blood of My Blood (Marco Bellocchio, Italy)Looking for Grace (Sue Brooks, Australia)Equals (Drake Doremus, Us)Remember (Atom Egoyan, Canada/Germany)Beasts of No Nation (Cary Fukunaga, Us)Per amor vostro (Giuseppe M. Gaudino, Italy/France)Marguerite (Xavier Giannoli, France/Czech Republic/Belgium)Rabin, the Last Day (Amos Gitai, Israel/France)A Bigger Splash (Luca Guadagnino, Italy/France)The Endless River (Oliver Hermanus, South Africa/France)The Danish Girl (Tom Hooper, UK/Us)Anomalisa (Charlie Kaufman/Duke Johnson, Us)L'attesa (Piero Mesina, Italy)11 Minutes (Jerzy Skolimowski, Poland)Francofonia (Aleksandr Sokurov, France/Germany/Netherlands)The Clan (Pablo Trapero, Argentina/Spain)Desde alla (Lorenza Vigas, Venezuela/Mexico)L'hermine (Christian Vincent, »

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2015 Venice Film Festival: Guadagnino, Sokurov, Kaufman, Bellocchio & Fukunaga Compete for Golden Lion

29 July 2015 4:35 PM, PDT | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

With the exception of Cary Fukunaga’s Beasts of No Nation and Tom Hooper’s The Danish Girl, the nineteen other films in Venice Film Festival’s contention for the Golden Lion won’t be mentioned during awards season, but who cares when you have the likes of Aleksander Sokurov, Luca Guadagnino and Marco Bellocchio in the line-up. Not unlike previous years, the 2015 edition has a good numbers of films from Italy and the U.S., with several France co-productions littered throughout and the addition of fresh faces with first time works from composer Piero Messina and artist/musician Laurie Anderson.

While non comp offerings in the shape of Scott Cooper’s Black Mass and Thomas McCarthy’s Spotlight are sure to receive a fair amount of trade news attention it’s the docus that are especially rich this year: Frederick Wiseman is joined by Sergei Loznitsa makes back to »

- Eric Lavallee

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Oz films set to shine in Venice and Toronto

29 July 2015 3:03 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Writer-director Sue Brooks' Looking for Grace will be the first film by a female Australian director to screen in competition at the Venice Film Festival since Clara Law's The Goddess Of 1967 in 2000.

Australia will have an unprecedented profile at the festival with Michael Rowe.s Early Winter and Simon Stone.s The Daughter selected for the Venice Days sidebar and Bentley Dean and Martin Butler.s Tanna screening in Venice Critics. Week.

This is the first time Australian films will be represented in all three Venice categories. That adds to the prestige of The Daughter having its North American premiere in the Special Presentations section of the 40th Toronto International Film Festival, where Jocelyn Moorhouse.s The Dressmaker will have its world premiere in the Gala Presentations section.

Wayne Blair's Us thriler Septembers Of Shiraz, which stars Salma Hayek, Adrien Brody and Shohreh Aghdashloo, will also screen in Gala Presentations. »

- Don Groves

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2015 Venice Film Festival Lineup Announced

29 July 2015 8:29 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

On the heels of yesterday's Toronto Film Festival announcement, this morning we get the lineup for the 2015 Venice Film Festival and, as always, there's a little crossover with some films set to premiere on the Lido ahead of their Toronto (and/or Telluride premieres). Some of the titles not screening at Toronto (at least not yet) that will premiere at Venice include Baltasar Kormakur's Everest, which is serving as the opening night film, Drake Doremus' Equals starring Kristen Stewart, A Bigger Splash from Luca Guadagnino, Go With Me directed by Daniel Alfredson, Dito Montiel's Man Down, Amy Berg's Janis as well as a new, 16-minute short film from Martin Scorsese titled The Audition and a Brian De Palma documentary directed by Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow. There's also buzz building for The Childhood of a Leader directed by Brady Corbet and starring Robert Pattinson and Berenice Bejo. »

- Brad Brevet

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The Venice Film Festival announces its lineup for the 2015 incarnation

29 July 2015 7:27 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

The Venice Film Festival has become one of the longest-running events on the festival circuit, its veteran status giving it a level of prestige that has only been heightened by the films that have screened at the event. Having first started in 1932, a number of movies that have gone on to be classics have won prizes at the festival, including Akira Kurosawa’s Rashomon, Satyajit Ray’s Aparajito, and Alain ResnaisLast Year at Marienbad. Interest in the festival’s lineup announcement has thus grown over the years, with many film fans curious to see what the organisers select to play at the event, due to its stature. The full lineup for the 2015 incarnation of the festival, the 72nd one in the festival’s history, has now been announced. The festival itself will run from September 2nd to the 12th, with a jury that includes Alfonso Cuarón, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, »

- Deepayan Sengupta

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Venice Film Festival lineup announced!

29 July 2015 6:21 AM, PDT | | See recent AwardsDaily news »

La Biennale di Venezia has announced all 7 slates at once.  Here’s the delicious list. (Thanks to Paddy Mulholland at ScreenOnScreen) Venezia 72 11 Minutes (Jerzy Skolimowski) Anomalisa (Duke Johnson and Charlie »

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Venice film festival reveals 2015 line-up

29 July 2015 3:44 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

The Danish Girl, starring Eddie Redmayne, and Atom Egoyan’s Remember among the 21 competition titles.Scroll down for full line-up

The 72nd Venice Film Festival (Sept 2-12) has unveiled the 55 features – mixing star vehicles and international auteurs – that will make up this year’s official selection.

Venice director Alberto Barbera and Biennale president Paolo Baratta announced the line-up this morning.

As previously announced, Baltasar Kormakur’s mountaineering thriller Everest, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, will open the festival on Sept 2. The Universal release will play out of competition.

Birdman, last year’s opening night film, went on to be named best picture at this year’s Academy Awards, while multiple Oscar-winner Gravity bowed at the 2013 edition.

Venice also revealed that Guan Hu’s Mr Six will close the festival on Sept 12. Feng Xiaogang plays the title character, a former gangster living alone with various illnesses, who is tempted back into the business by his son.

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Full line-up announced for 2015 Venice Film Festival

29 July 2015 3:41 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The official line-up for the Venice Film Festival has been announced this morning by the festival chief Alberto Barbera.

The festival will gives us our first glimpses of some of the films who hope to do battle in this year’s Oscar race. In the competition, some of the films vying for glory include Tom Hooper’s The Danish Girl, which stars last year’s Oscar winner for Best Actor Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything); Beasts of No Nation starring Idris Elba (Star Trek Beyond), which debuts in the Us on Netflix; and Equals, the sci-fi drama directed by Drake Doremus (Breathe In) starring Kristen Stewart and Nicholas Hoult.

You can see the full list of films and their catagories below, and we shall update the titles when announcements are incoming:

In Competition

Frenzy, Emin Alper (Turkey, France, Qatar)

Heart of a Dog, Laurie Anderson (U.S.)

Blood of My Blood, »

- Scott J. Davis

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'The Danish Girl,' Kristen Stewart and more set sail for the 2015 Venice Film Festival

29 July 2015 2:50 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Some of the most anticipated movies of the Fall will make their debut at the four major festivals that annual suck up the movie world's attention during a five-week period beginning in September.  The New York Film Festival has already revealed that "The Walk," "Steve Jobs" and "Miles Away" will be its major galas.  The 40th Toronto International Film Festival announced its initial wave of selections on Tuesday giving away many of the "secret" premieres at the Telluride Film Festival over Labor Day weekend.  Earlier this month Venice announced it would open with Universal Pictures' "Everest" and debut Scott Cooper's "Black Mass" with Johnny Depp out of competition. Now, the festival has unveiled a majority of its slate with some very exciting surprises. The biggest news is that Tom Hooper's "The Danish Girl" will have its world premiere in Venice. The highly anticipated drama has already generated »

- Gregory Ellwood

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Venice film festival 2015: full lineup

29 July 2015 2:28 AM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

All the films screening at this year’s Venice film festival. This list will be updated as more titles are announced

Frenzy, Emin Alper (Turkey, France, Qatar)

Heart of a Dog, Laurie Anderson (U.S.)

Blood of My Blood, Marco Bellocchio (Italy)

Looking for Grace, Sue Brooks (Australia)

Equals, Drake Doremus (Us)

Remember, Atom Egoyan (Canada, Germany)

Beasts of No Nation, Idris Elba (Us)

Per amor vostro, Giuseppe M. Gaudino (Italy, France)

Marguerite, Xavier Giannoli (France, Czech Republic, Belgium)

Rabin, the Last Day, Amos Gitai (Israel, France)

A Bigger Splash, Luca Guadagnino (Italy, France)

The Endless River, Oliver Hermanus (South Africa, France)

The Danish Girl, Tom Hooper (UK, Us)

Anomalisa, Charlie Kaufman, Duke Johnson (Us)

L’attesa, Piero Messina (Italy)

11 minutes, Jerzy Skolimowski (Poland)

Francofonia, Aleksander Sokurov (France, Germany, Netherlands)

The Clan, Pablo Trapero (Argentina, Spain)

Desde alla, Lorenzo Vigas (Venezuela, Mexico)

L’hermine, Christian Vincent (France)

Behemoth, Zhao Liang (China, »

- Guardian Staff

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