Thursday, 30 July 2009

4 by 4: 8 More TIFF'09 Titles Released, Gala & Special Presention

It's the time of year where we keep a close eye on the TIFF site as news and more titles are released all the time, including todays announcement of 8 more titles, 4 Galas and 4 Special Presentations.

The Gala titles include two sport films with the upcoming UK football film The Damned United starring Martin Sheen (see trailer) and Dil Bole Hadippa which is a musical romantic comedy in the world of cricket and a woman who disguises herself as a man to play on the team. We also will be getting a few laughs in with comedies on the line up including crime/comedy Micmacs from director Jean-Pierre Jeunet and a new film from Jason Reitman called Up in the Air starring George Clooney, Vera Farmiga and Jason Bateman.


The Damned United
Dir: Tom Hooper
Cast: Martin Sheen, Timothy Spall, Colm Meaney, Jim Broadbent
United Kingdom

Dil Bole Hadippa
Dir: Anurag Singh
Cast: Rani Mukherjee, Shahid Kapoor

Dir: Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Cast: Dominique Pinon, Dany Boon, Yolande Moreau

What's Your Raashee?
Dir: Ashutosh Gowariker
Cast: Harman Baweja, Priyanka Chopra

Special Presentation

The Good Heart
Dir: Dagur Kári
Cast: Paul Dano, Brian Cox, Isild Le Besco

The Hole
Dir: Joe Dante
Cast: Chris Massoglia, Nathan Gamble, Haley Bennett, Teri Polo

Soul Kitchen
Dir: Fatih Akin

Up in the Air
Dir: Jason Reitman
Cast: George Clooney, Vera Farmiga, Jason Bateman, Anna Kendrick

The Toronto International Film Festival runs from September 10 - 19, 2009 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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