The Toronto Film Festival’s slate is complete ahead of its September 4 kickoff with additions today of three special presentations: the world premieres of the Bill Murray-starrer St Vincent and the Roger Waters concert documentary Roger Waters: The Wall along with the North American premiere of James Franco’s James Faulkner adaptation The Sound And The Fury.
Also added to the Discovery section is the world premiere of Ross Katz’s Adult Beginners to help round out the program focused on first- or second-time filmmakers that has hosted the likes of Chris Nolan, Steve McQueen and Lynne Ramsay in the past. Also aboard in Toronto: Cannes Palme d’Or winner Winter Sleep in the Masters section along with Studio Ghibli’s latest The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya, and Marjane Satrapi’s The Voices, making its Canadian debut.
The Mavericks program features post-screening Q&As with the likes of Jon Stewart (Rosewater), Denzel Washington and Antonie Fuqua (The Equalizer), Julie Taymor (A Midsummer Night’s Dream) and Reese Witherspoon (double duty with Wild and The Good Lie) among others.
Overall, the fest will showcase 393 features and shorts from 70 countries, including 143 world premieres. It runs through September 14.