Among the seven Discovery world premieres announced are Brian Goodman's What Doesn't Kill You, starring Ethan Hawke and Mark Ruffalo as Bostonian hardmen trying to keep one step ahead of the law, Tatia Rosenthal's Israel-Australia coproduction $9.99, a stop-motion animation featuring the voices of Geoffrey Rush and Anthony LaPaglia; Lovely Still, from Nik Fackler, featuring Martin Landau and Ellen Burstyn in a late-life romance; and Lymelife, by Derick Martini, starring Alec Baldwin, Rory Culkin, Jill Hennessey, Timothy Hutton and Cynthia Nixon.
Making a North American premiere is Parc from France's Arnaud de Pallieres, starring Sergi Lopez and Jean-Marc Barr; and Cannes Critics' Week grand prize winner Snow by Aida Begic.
Vanguard's four world premieres are Gilles Bourdos' France-Canada-Germany co-production Afterwards, starring Romain Duris, John Malkovich, Evangeline Lilly and Reece Thompson; period tale Sauna from Finnish director Antti-Jussi Annila; Tears For Sale, from Uros Stojanovic (Serbia-Crotia), the story of two sisters searching for a mate in a world whose men have been eradicated by war; and Universalove, an Austria-Luxembourg co-production by Thomas Woschitz, setting love stories in Brooklyn, Belgrade, Tokyo, Rio de Janeiro, Marseille and Luxembourg.
Visions' two world premiere additions are Uncertainty, by US directors Scott McGehee and David Siegel, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Olivia Thirlby, and Lynn Collins in two stories about the same couple getting pregnant; and Belgian production Unspoken from Someone Else's Happiness director Fien Troch, a tale of two parents whose missing daughter returns to their lives in an inexplicable manner.
Making its North American debut in Visions is Vinyan by Calvaire director Fabrice du Welz (France-UK-Belgium), starring Rufus Sewell and Emmanuelle Beart as a couple frantically searching for their lost son.
The 26 Discovery features are eligible for the Diesel Discovery Award, chosen by the TIFF press corps.