One thing is for certain: There will be a little something for everyone at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. On Tuesday morning, the renowned festival released 70 titles set to hit the fest.
The titles with the most buzz include the Allen Ginsberg/Jack Kerouac/William Burroughs biopic Kill Your Darlings, which premiered at Sundance; August: Osage County, starring Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts and based on the Tony-winning play; the musical romance Can a Song Save Your Life?; and Steve McQueen’s slavery opus 12 Years a Slave, starring Chiwetel Ejofor, Michael Fassbender, and Benedict Cumberbatch.
In Special Presentations, first-time director Joseph Gordon-Levitt will show Don Jon, while Alfonso Cuaron’s eagerly awaited Gravity will also be presented. Blue Is the Warmest Color, the Palme d’Or-winning film from Abdellatif Kechiche, will show in the Special Presentations category as well.
Other titles released in the first round include:
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).
This year, the festival will take place Sept. 5 to 15.