Amos Gitai’s Israel-France-Italy co-production Carmel will make its world premiere at the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival.
The festival added six world premieres to complete its autumn line-up, including French auteur Francois Ozon’s La Refuge; Brazilian filmmaker and long-time TIFF attendee Suzana Amaral’s Hotel Atlântico; and Indian filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta’s The Window. All five titles will screen in the Masters programme.
Also making its world debut is Oscar Ruiz Navia’s Crab Trap, a Colombia-France co-production that blends documentary and fiction. It will screen in the emerging film-maker sidebar Discovery along with Indian filmmaker Laxmikant Shetgaonkar’s The Man Beyond The Bridge.
North American premieres announced include Michael Haneke’s Palme d’Or winner The White Ribbon, a portrait of life in Germany on the eve of WWI; Lars von Trier’s controversial Antichrist; Jaco Van Dormael’s Mr. Nobody, a France-Germany-Canada-Belgium co-production starring Jared Leto as the world’s oldest man; Italian master Marco Bellocchio brings his ficitionalised portrait of Mussolini in Vincere; and French auteur Claire Denis returns to TIFF with White Material.
Also making its North American debut is Ole Bornedal’s Denmark-Sweden-Norway co-production Deliver Us From Evil.
TIFF is also presenting two North American premieres in its family-oriented Sprockets sidebar: New Zealand title Under The Mountain by Jonathan King and Timetrip: The Curse Of The Viking Witch from Denmark’s Mogens Hagedorn.