According to Bailey, Tiff 2012 will include the “most diverse Gala programme to date with films from Japan, China, India, the United Kingdom, Denmark, Italy, USA and Canada”.
Handling describes this year’s festival as looking “particularly strong” with a wide variety of work from “established and emerging filmmakers.”
Toronto audiences will be first in line to see many “exciting and prestigious films” with further announcements slated in the coming weeks. Until then, here is a sample of what you can expect to see:
Looper (Opening Night film, World Premiere)
Rian Johnson, USA
Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Paul Dano, Jeff Daniels
Directed by Rian Johnson (Brick, The Brothers Bloom), Looper is a futuristic action thriller set in a