The Toronto International Film Festival has completed the considerably epic lineup for its its 38th edition.
Two hundred and eighty-eight features makes up the 2013 lineup (one less than last year), including new films from Ron Howard, Claire Denis, Kelly Reichardt, John Wells, Jean-Marc Vallée, Paul Haggis, Nicole Holofcener, Atom Egoyan, Errol Morris, Xavier Dolan, Jason Reitman, Ralph Fiennes, Paul Haggis, Richard Ayoade, David Gordon Green, Alfonso Cuarón, Frederick Wiseman, Brillante Mendoza, Jonathan Glazer, Ti West, Mark Cousins, Liza Johnson, Guillaume Canet, Hayao Miyazaki, Sean Durkin, James Franco, Johnnie To, Alex Gibney, John Turturro, Kevin Macdonald, and directorial debuts of “Mad Men” creator Matthew Weiner, as well as actors Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Keanu Reeves, Mike Myers and Jason Bateman.
Below is a list of all the titles, with descriptions provided by the festival. Click on each title for more information and critical reactions as they come in. The festival runs September 5-15, 2013.
Lucky Them Megan Griffiths, USA World Premiere
Lucky Them tells the story of Ellie Klug (Toni Collette), a rock journalist who is tasked with the painful assignment of exploring her own past. Joined by eccentric would-be documentarian Charlie (Thomas Haden Church), Ellie sets out on an emotional treasure hunt in order to finally rid herself of her “ghosts” and get on with her life. Also starring Ryan Eggold, Oliver Platt, Nina Arianda and Ahna O’Reilly.
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him and Her Ned Benson, USA
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him and Her is a two-part love story seen through the eyes of a New York couple trying to understand each other as they cope with personal hardship. The different perspectives of “Him” and “Her” result in two films with a unique look into one couple’s attempt to reclaim the life and love they once had. Starring Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Nina Arianda, Viola Davis, Bill Hader, Ciarán Hinds, Isabelle Huppert, William Hurt, and Jess Weixler.