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Toronto International Film Festival Line-up Announced!

After a hybrid edition in 2021, the Toronto International Film Festival is back in full force for this year. The long-running Canadian festival announced the majority of the lineup this year, directors like Sam Mendes, Sarah Polley, Todd Field and Darren Aronofsky’s films are among the selections. And the distributors behind these films will be hoping to garner People’s Choice Award. This year TIFF will see the celebratory closing down of King Street, full capacity maskless theaters, no proof of vaccinations, live press conferences, the return of concessions. 

GALA PRESENTATIONS 2022

“Alice, Darling” Mary Nighy | Canada, USA
World Premiere

“Black Ice” Hubert Davis | Canada
World Premiere

“Butcher’s Crossing” Gabe Polsky | USA
World Premiere

“The Greatest Beer Run Ever” Peter Farrelly | USA
World Premiere

“The Hummingbird” Francesca Archibugi | Italy, France
World Premiere

“Hunt” Lee Jung-jae | South Korea
North American Premiere

“A Jazzman’s Blues” Tyler Perry | USA
World Premiere

“Kacchey Limbu” Shubham Yogi | India
World Premiere

“Moving On” Paul Weitz | USA
World Premiere

“Paris Memories” Alice Winocour | France
North American Premiere

“Prisoner’s Daughter” Catherine Hardwicke | USA
World Premiere

“Raymond & Ray” Rodrigo García | USA
World Premiere

“Roost” Amy Redford | USA
World Premiere

“Sidney” Reginald Hudlin | USA
World Premiere

“The Son” Florian Zeller | United Kingdom
North American Premiere

Opening Night Film
*”The Swimmers” Sally El Hosaini | United Kingdom
World Premiere

“What’s Love Got To Do With It?” Shekhar Kapur | United Kingdom
World Premiere

*”The Woman King” Gina Prince-Bythewood | USA
World Premiere

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS 2022
*Previously announced

“Allelujah” Sir Richard Eyre | United Kingdom
World Premiere

“All Quiet on the Western Front” Edward Berger | USA, Germany
World Premiere

“The Banshees Of Inisherin” Martin McDonagh | United Kingdom, Ireland, USA
North American Premiere

“Blueback” Robert Connolly | Australia
World Premiere

“The Blue Caftan” Maryam Touzani | Morocco, France, Belgium, Denmark
North American Premiere

“Broker” Hirokazu Kore-eda | South Korea
Canadian Premiere

*”Brother” Clement Virgo | Canada
World Premiere

*”Bros” Nicholas Stoller | USA
World Premiere

*”Catherine Called Birdy” Lena Dunham | United Kingdom
World Premiere

“Causeway” Lila Neugebauer | USA
World Premiere

“Chevalier” Stephen Williams | USA
World Premiere

“Corsage” Marie Kreutzer | Austria, France, Germany
North American Premiere

“Decision to Leave” Park Chan-wook | South Korea
North American Premiere

“Devotion” JD Dillard | USA
World Premiere

“Driving Madeleine” Christian Carion | France
International Premiere

“El Suplente” Diego Lerman | Argentina, Italy, Mexico, Spain, France
World Premiere

“Empire of Light” Sam Mendes | United Kingdom, USA
Canadian Premiere

“The Eternal Daughter” Joanna Hogg | United Kingdom
North American Premiere

*”The Fabelmans” Steven Spielberg | USA
World Premiere

*”Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” Rian Johnson | USA
World Premiere

“Good Night Oppy” Ryan White | USA
International Premiere

“The Good Nurse” Tobias Lindholm | USA
World Premiere

“Holy Spider” Ali Abbasi | Denmark, Germany, Sweden, France
Canadian Premiere

“Joyland” Saim Sadiq | Pakistan
North American Premiere

“The King’s Horseman” Biyi Bandele | Nigeria
World Premiere

“The Lost King” Stephen Frears | United Kingdom
World Premiere

“A Man of Reason” Jung Woo-sung | South Korea
World Premiere

“The Menu” Mark Mylod | USA
World Premiere

*”On the Come Up” Sanaa Lathan | USA
World Premiere

“One Fine Morning” Mia Hansen-Løve | France
Canadian Premiere

“Other People’s Children” Rebecca Zlotowski | France
North American Premiere

“Moonage Daydream” Brett Morgen | USA
North American Premiere

*”My Policeman” Michael Grandage | United Kingdom
World Premiere

“Nanny” Nikyatu Jusu | USA
International Premiere

“No Bears” Jafar Panahi | Iran
North American Premiere

“The Return of Tanya Tucker: Featuring Brandi Carlile” Kathlyn Horan | USA
International Premiere

“Saint Omer” Alice Diop | France
North American Premiere

“Sanctuary” Zachary Wigon | USA
World Premiere

“Stories Not to be Told” Cesc Gay | Spain
World Premiere

“Triangle of Sadness” Ruben Östlund | Sweden, United Kingdom, USA, France, Greece
North American Premiere

“Walk Up” Hong Sangsoo | South Korea
World Premiere

“Wendell & Wild” Henry Selick | USA
World Premiere

“The Whale” Darren Aronofsky | USA
North American Premiere

“Women Talking” Sarah Polley | USA
International Premiere

“The Wonder” Sebastián Lelio | United Kingdom, Ireland
Canadian Premiere

The 2022 Toronto International Film Festival runs from Sept. 8 to 18.

Nobuhiro Hosokihttps://www.cinemadailyus.com
Nobuhiro Hosoki grew up watching American films since he was a kid; he decided to go to the United States thanks to seeing the artistry of Stanley Kubrick's "A Clockwork Orange.” After graduating from film school, he worked as an assistant director on TV Tokyo’s program called "Morning Satellite" at the New York branch office but he didn’t give up on his interest in cinema. He became a film reporter for via Yahoo Japan News. In that role, he writes news articles, picks out headliners for Yahoo News, as well as interviewing Hollywood film directors, actors, and producers working in the domestic circuit in the USA. He also does production interviews for Japanese distributors of American films and for in-theater on-sale programs. He is now the editor-in-chief of Cinemadailyus.com while continuing his work for Japan.

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