Also screening at the festival, hosted by the Film Society of Lincoln Center, will be Cannes Palme d'Or winner 4 Months, 3 Weeks And 2 Days, by Romanian director Cristian Mungiu, and Lee Chang-dong's Korean feature, Secret Sunshine, which stars Cannes' best actress award winner Jeon Do-yeon.
The Darjeeling Limited stars Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody and Jason Schwartzman in a comedy about three brothers re-forging family bonds on a train ride across India. Anderson wrote the script with Roman Coppola and Schwartzman and produced with Scott Rudin, Coppola and Lydia Dean Pilcher. The film will screen in the festival on Friday, Sept 28 and be released by Fox Searchlight the next day. This will be Anderson's third film to screen at the NYFF.
The film follows other an illustrious group of films which have opened NYFF including The Queen (2006), Good Night, And Good Luck (2005), Look At Me (2004), Mystic River (2003) and About Schmidt (2002).
Adapted by the Coens from the novel by Pulitzer Prize-winner Cormac McCarthy, No Country for Old Men is a thriller starring Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Woody Harrelson and Kelly MacDonald. Scott Rudin produced with the Coen brothers. Robert Graf and Mark Roybal served as the executive producers. Set for its festival screening on Saturday, Oct. 6, the film will be released domestically by Miramax in November. The Coens have also had two previous films in the NYFF.