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Toronto Announces 75 New Titles, Includes Miyazaki's 'The Wind Rises,' Durkin's 'Southcliffe,' Gibney's 'Armstrong Lie' and More

Thompson on Hollywood By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood August 13, 2013 at 11:14AM

The 2013 Toronto International Film Festival has announced its second wave of programming. Included in the 75 added titles are new work by Hayao Miyazaki ("The Wind Rises," which recently had its Japanese premiere), Sean Durkin (miniseries "Southcliffe"), Alex Gibney ("The Armstrong Lie," newly acquired for stateside release by Sony Pictures Classics), Kevin Macdonald ("How I Lie Now," starring Saoirse Ronan and Tom Holland) and James Franco ("Child of God," making its North American premiere).
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"The Wind Rises"
"The Wind Rises"

The 2013 Toronto International Film Festival has announced its second wave of programming. Included in the 75 added titles are new work by Hayao Miyazaki ("The Wind Rises," which recently had its Japanese premiere), Sean Durkin (miniseries "Southcliffe"), Alex Gibney ("The Armstrong Lie," newly acquired for stateside release by Sony Pictures Classics), Kevin Macdonald ("How I Lie Now," starring Saoirse Ronan and Tom Holland) and James Franco (Cormac McCarthy adaptation "Child of God," making its North American premiere).

Sean Harris in "Southcliffe"
Sean Harris in "Southcliffe"

Also included is Alain Giraudie's Cannes entry "Stranger By the Lake," and Guillaume Canet's "Blood Ties," starring Marion Cotillard and Clive Owen. 

Two films starring the late Cory Monteith ("Glee"), who died last month from a drug overdose at age 31, are also part of the lineup. Josh C. Waller's "McCanick," in which Monteith plays a hustler struggling with a drug addiction (see picture below), and "All the Wrong Reasons," announced previously, where Monteith plays a department store worker.

Check out the complete list of added titles at Indiewire.

The entire running list of films playing the fest, with synopses, is here.

Cory Monteith in "McCanick"
Cory Monteith in "McCanick"



This article is related to: Festivals, Toronto International Film Festival


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