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Toronto announces first wave of titles


Toronto announces first wave of titles

By Kevin Ma

Tue, 23 July 2013, 23:40 PM (HKT)


Festival News

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) announced the 70 titles in its Gala Premiere and Special Presentation films, including the North American premieres of several high-profile Asian titles.

The Gala Presentation features Peter CHAN 陳可辛's American Dreams in China 中國合伙人 (2013), Ritesh BATRA's The Lunchbox (2013), South Korean thriller Cold Eyes 감시자들 (2013) and Indian romantic comedy Shuddh Desi Romance (2013) (pictured).

The Special Presentation section features KORE-EDA Hirokazu 是枝裕和's Like Father, Like Son そして父になる (2013), Keanu REEVES' China-US co-production Man of Tai Chi 太極俠 (2013) and KUROSAWA Kiyoshi 黒沢清's Real リアル~完全なる首長竜の日~ (2013).

The festival opens on 5 Sep with Bill Condon's The Fifth Estate featuring Benedict Cumberbatch in the role of Julian Assange.


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