Guillermo Del Toro's Pan'sLabyrinth will have its NorthAmerican premiere at the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival. TheCannes competition title was among seven Spanish-language features announcedTuesday for screening during the September event.
Another Cannes title is Fantasma, from Lisandro Alonso, which was a special screeningin the Quinzaine.
In announcing the pictures,Toronto organizers paid tribute to Uruguayan filmmaker Juan Pablo Rebella whotook his own life last week at age 32. Rebella was a producer on Manuel NietoNas' The Dog Pound, winner of theTiger prize at Rotterdam, which will also screen at Toronto. The festival runsfrom September 7 to 16.
Spanish titles screening atthe 31st Toronto International Film Festival:
The Dog Pound dir. Manuel NietoNas (Uruguay/Argentina/Canada/Spain) CWC North American premiere
Darkbluealmostblack dir DanielSanchez Arevalo (Spain) Discovery International premiere
The Silly Age dir. Pavel Giroud(Cuba/Spain/Venezuela) Discovery International premiere
August's Days dir. Marc Recha(Spain) Visions North American premiere
Fantasma dir. Lisandro Alonso(Argentina/Netherlands/France) Visions North American premiere
Pan's Labyrinth dir. GuillermoDel Toro (Spain) Special Presentation North American premiere