Major Films Set For Toronto Film Fest 2022

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The Toronto International Film Festival has announced its official line-up for this year with the event at full swing and entirely in person – 260 feature films, 18 galas, 45 special presentations, press conferences, full capacity maskless theaters and no proof of vaccination required .

Starting off with some big premieres and there’s Rian Johnson’s “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery,” Steven Spielberg’s “The Fabelmans,” Sam Mendes’ “Empire of Light,” Billy Eichner’s “Bros,” Sebastian Lelio’s “The Wonder,” the Harry Styles-led “My Policeman,” the Viola Davis-led “The Woman King,” the Jennifer Lawrence-led “Causeway,” Henry Selick’s animated “Wendell & Wild,” and the Nicolas Cage western “Butcher’s Crossing.”

There will be premieres for films first launching in Venice like Darren Aronofsky’s “The Whale,” Martin McDonagh’s “The Banshees of Inisherin,” Florian Zeller’s “The Son,” and Peter Farrelly’s “The Greatest Beer Run Ever”.

Other films include Lena Dunham’s “Catherine Called Birdy,” Tyler Perry’s “A Jazzman’s Blues,” Joanna Hogg’s “The Eternal Daughter,” Sanaa Lathan’s “On the Come Up,” Catherine Hardwicke’s “Prisoner’s Daughter,” Stephen Frears’ “The Lost King ,” Sarah Polley’s “Women Talking,” Brett Morgen’s Bowie doco “Moonage Daydream,” and Sally El Hosaini’s “The Swimmers” which will open the fest.

There’s also Anna Kendrick in “Alice, Darling,” Eric Bana in “Blueback,” Ethan Hawke and Ewan McGregor in “Raymond and Ray,” Lily James and Emma Thompson in Shekhar Kapur’s “What’s Love Got To Do With It?” and Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin in “Moving On”.

Then there are some big films already locked for releases this Fall like the Jonathan Majors and Glen Powell-ed “Devotion,” Jessica Chastain and Eddie Redmayne in “The Good Nurse,” and both Anya Taylor-Joy and Ralph Fiennes in “The Menu “.

International films include Park Chan-wook’s “Decision to Leave,” Ruben Östlund’s “Triangle of Sadness,” Hirokazu Kore-eda’s “Broker,” Mia Hansen-Løve’s “One Fine Morning,” Jafar Panahi’s “No Bears,” Lee Jung-jae’s thriller “Hunt,” Jung Woo-sung “A Man of Reason,” Alice Diop’s “Saint Omer,” Ali Abbasi’s “Holy Spider,” Marie Kreutzer’s “Corsage,” and Rebecca Zlotowski’s “Other People’s Children.”

This year’s Toronto Film Festival will run from September 8th-18th.

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