42nd Toronto International Film Festival Announces Lineup

TIFF announced their line-up for this years film festival. Toronto, Telluride and Venice are important stops before breaking into Oscar contention. Some good films will be going to Toronto this year. Including the premiere of the Winston Churchill film Darkest Hour. A movie that could give Gary Oldman an Oscar nomination. Battle of the Sexes with Emma Stone and Steve Carrell also made the list. Along with Darron Aronofsky's Mother and George Clooney's Suburbicon,

A few hits from Sundance are also making it to Toronto. Including Call me by Your Name and Mudbound. Rumor had it that Netflix acquiring Mudbound ruined its Oscar chances, but it looks like they are pushing forward with an awards campaign.

Here is the full list of films playing Toronto: (links will take you to more info on the film)

A Fantastic Woman, Sebastián Lelio, Chile

A Season in France | Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, France

Battle of the Sexes | Valerie Faris, Jonathan Dayton, USA

BPM (Beats Per Minute) | Robin Campillo, France

Breathe | Andy Serkis, United Kingdom

Call Me By Your Name | Luca Guadagnino, Italy/France

Catch the Wind | Gaël Morel, France

C'est la vie! | Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano, France

Darkest Hour | Joe Wright, United Kingdom

Disobedience | Sebastián Lelio, United Kingdom

Downsizing | Alexander Payne, USA

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool | Paul McGuigan, United


First They Killed My Father | Angelina Jolie, Cambodia

Hostiles | Scott Cooper, USA

I, Tonya | Craig Gillespie, USA

Kings | Deniz Gamze Ergüven, France/Belgium

Lady Bird | Greta Gerwig, USA

Long Time Running | Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier,


Mary Shelley | Haifaa Al Mansour, Ireland/United


mother! | Darren Aronofsky, USA

Mudbound | Dee Rees, USA

Novitiate | Maggie Betts, USA

Omerta | Hansal Mehta, India

Plonger | Mélanie Laurent, France

Professor Marston & the Wonder Women | Angela Robinson,


Sheikh Jackson | Amr Salama, Egypt

Stronger | David Gordon Green, USA

Submergence | Wim Wenders, France/Germany/Spain

Suburbicon | George Clooney, USA

The Brawler | Anurag Kashyap, India

The Breadwinner | Nora Twomey, Canada/Ireland/Luxembourg

The Catcher Was A Spy | Ben Lewin, USA

The Children Act | Richard Eyre, United Kingdom

The Current War | Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, USA

The Guardians | Xavier Beauvois, France

The Hungry | Bornila Chatterjee, India

The Mountain Between Us | Hany Abu-Assad, USA

The Price of Success | Teddy Lussi-Modeste, France

The Rider | Chloé Zhao, USA

The Shape of Water | Guillermo del Toro, USA

The Square | Ruben Östlund, Sweden

The Wife | Björn Runge, United Kingdom/Sweden

Thelma | Joachim Trier, Norway/Sweden/France/Denmark

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri | Martin

McDonagh, USA

Untitled Bryan Cranston/Kevin Hart Film | Neil Burger, USA

Victoria and Abdul | Stephen Frears, United Kingdom

Woman Walks Ahead | Susanna White, USA

The Toronto Film Festival will run September 7-17.

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