The Toronto International Film Festival announced its first tranche of titles, including Cannes competitors such as Atom Egoyan's Adoration, Arnaud Desplechin's A Christmas Tale, Matteo Garrone's Gomorrah and Laurent Cantet's Palme d'Or winner The Class.

All four will be North American premieres screening as Special Presentations. Kim Jee-woon's The Good, The Bad, The Weird will screen as a Gala.

Other Cannes competitors and side-bar entries include Masters selections Jia Zhang-ke's 24 City, Terence Davies' Of Time And The City, Nuri Bilge Ceylan's Three Monkeys, the Dardenne Brothers' Lorna's Silence and Jerzy Skolimowski's Four Night With Anna. All are North American premieres.

Visions will feature Lisandro Alonso's Liverpool and Brillante Mendoza's Serbis while Vanguard presents Ari Folman's animated documentary Waltz With Bashir.

Contemporary World Cinema will screen Walter Salles and Daniela Thomas' Linha De Passe, Bent Hamer's O'Horten, Amos Kollek's Berlin competition entry Restless, Gotz Spielmann's Berlin Panorama title Revanche, Pablo Trapero's women's prison drama Lion's Den and Federico Veiroj's Acne. All are North American premieres.

Discovery, the sidebar for emerging filmmakers, has the North American premiere of Steve McQueen's Camera d'Or winner Hunger as well as several titles from other festivals including Gabriel Medina's Spain-Argentina coproduction The Paranoids, which premiered at the Buenos Aires Film Festival in April, and Three Blind Mice, from Australia's Matthew Newton, which premiered at the Sydney Film Festival earlier this month and SXSW's title Medicine For Melancholy.

The 34th Toronto International Film Festival opens September 4 with the world premiere of Paul Gross' Passchendaele.