In other festival news, 360, starring Rachel Weisz, Jude Law, and Anthony Hopkins, will open the 55th BFI London Film Festival on October 12. 360 director Fernando Meirelles opened The Constant Gardener, which also starred Rachel Weisz (who won the best supporting actress Oscar for her performance), at the London Fest in 2005.
The Toronto Film Festival also added more films Tuesday, including Cannes entries from Aki Kaurismaki (Le Havre), the Dardennes brothers (Kid with a Bike) and Gus Van Sant (Restless). The full line-up is here. The Mavericks section added new players who will talk about their films, including Francis Ford Coppola, Deepa Mehta, Albert Maysles, Tilda Swinton and Christopher Plummer, Neil Young and Sony Pictures Classics co-presidents Tom Bernard and Michael Barker. And Toronto's free programming will include the debut of academic Mark Cousins’ 15-hour documentary The Story of Film: An Odyssey, which will unspool in pieces during the fest's ten days. James Franco and Gus Van Sant will also discuss the Future Projections installation Memories of Idaho.
The Venice Film Festival also updated its schedule, which includes Stockholm East directed by Simon Kaijser, Gianni Pacinotti's The Last Man on Earth, and Nicholas Ray’s We Can’t Go Home Again.