Toronto-bound dramas added to Zurich line-up.

Zurich Film Festival 2015 galas

The Zurich Film Festival (Sept 24 - Oct 4) has added six titles to its gala strand, which will eventually comprise around 30 productions.

The new additions include Scott Cooper’s gangster drama Black Mass, starring Johnny Depp, and Florian Gallenberger’s abduction thriller Colonia, starring Emma Watson and Daniel Brühl - both of which are headed for the Toronto International Film Festival next month.

Other titles include Denis Villeneuve ‘s drug war thriller Sicario, which debuted at Cannes; James Ponsoldt’s The End of the Tour, which premiered at Sundance; Ken Kwapis A Walk In The Woods, starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte, which also bowed at Sundance; and Anton Corbijn’s Life, which first played at the Berlinale and stars Robert Pattinson as a photographer sent on an assignment with James Dean (Dane DeHaan).

Galas announced to date now include:

  • Black Mass, Scott Cooper
  • Colonia, Florian Gallenberger
  • The End Of The Tour, James Ponsoldt
  • High-Rise, Ben Wheatley
  • Kill Your Friends, Owen Harris
  • Life, Anton Corbijn
  • Mistress America, Noah Baumbach
  • Mon Roi, Maïwenn
  • The Program, Stephen Frears
  • Sicario, Denis Villeneuve
  • A Walk In The Woods, Ken Kwapis