TIFF 2013: Blood Ties, Therese, Child of God and More Added to the Festival Line-Up

By August 13, 2013 No Comments

Like the gift that keeps on giving, the folks at the Toronto International Film Festival announced another set of amazing films that will grace the TIFF 2013 stage, including 46 works in the Wavelengths programme, 60+ works in the Contemporary World Cinema programme and 5 TIFF Kids works. In addition to all these films, another 3 Gala Presentations and 19 Special Presentations were added to the TIFF 2013 line-up, which can be seen below.


  1. BLOOD TIES – Directed by Guillaume Canet and starring Clive Owen, Billy Crudup, Marion Cotillard, Mila Kunis, Zoe Saldana, Matthias Schoenaerts and James Caan.
  2. BRIGHT DAYS AHEAD – Directed by Marion Vermoux and starring Fanny Ardan
  3. WORDS AND PICTURES – Directed by Fred Schepisi and starring Clive Owen & Juliette Binoche


  1. A PROMISE – Directed by Patrice Leconte and starring Rebecca Hall, Alan Rickman and Richard Madden
  2. THE ARMSTRONG LIE – Directed by Alex Gibney
  3. BLIND DETECTIVE – Directed by Johnnie To and starring Andy Lau and Sammi Cheng
  4. CHILD OF GOD Directed by James Franco and starring himself, Scott Haze, Tim Blake Nelson and Jim Parrack
  5. THE FACE OF LOVE – Directed by Arie Posin and starring Annette Bening, Ed Harris, Robin Williams and Amy Brenneman
  6. FADING GIGOLO – Directed by John Turturro and starring himself, Woody Allen, Vanessa Paradis, Liev Schreiber, Sharon Stone and Sofia Vergara
  7. THE FINISHERS – Directed by Nils Tavernier and starring Jacques Gamblin, Alexandra Lamy and Fabien Héraud
  8. HOW I LIVE NOW – Directed by Kevin Macdonald and starring Saoirse Ronan, Tom Holland and George MacKay
  9. THE LAST OF ROBIN HOOD – Directed by Richard Glatzer & Wash Westmoreland and starring Dakota Fanning, Susan Sarandon and Kevin Kline
  10. THE LIBERATOR – Directed by Alberto Arvelo and starring María Valverde, Danny Huston, Erich Wildpret, Juana Acosta and Imanol Arias
  11. LOVE IS THE PERFECT CRIME – Directed by Arnaud Larrieu & Jean-Marie Larrieu and starring Mathieu Amalric, Karin Viard, Maïwenn, Sara Forestier and Denis Podalydès
  12. LUCKY THEM – Directed by Megan Griffiths and starring Ryan Eggold, Oliver Platt, Nina Arianda and Ahna O’Reilly
  13. ROCK THE CASBAH – Directed by Laïla Marrakchi and starring Omar Sharif, Hiam Abbass, Nadine Labaki, Lubna Azabal and Morjana Alaoui
  14. SINGING WOMEN – Directed by Reha Erdem and starring Binnur Kaya, Philip Arditti, Kevork Malikyan and Aylin Aslım
  15. SOUTHCLIFFE – Directed by Sean Durkin and starring Rory Kinnear, Sean Harris, Shirley Henderson, Anatol Yusef and Eddie Marsan
  16. SUNSHINE ON LEITH – Directed by Dexter Fletcher and starring George MacKay, Kevin Guthrie, Antonia Thomas, Freya Mavor and Paul Brannigan
  17. THERESE – Directed by Charlie Stratton and starring Elizabeth Olsen, Tom Felton, Jessica Lange and Oscar Isaac
  18. UNFORGIVEN – Directed by Lee Sang-il and starring Akira Emoto, Koichi Sato and Ken Watanabe
  19. THE WIND RISES – Directed by Hayao Miyazaki and featuring voices of Hideaki Anno, Miori Takimoto, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Masahiko Nishimura, Jun Kunimura, Shinobu Otake and Mansai Nomura
Adnan M.

Adnan M.

Founder of The Arts Guild (TAG); An arts lover with a variety of interests, including music, theatre, and history. Chief dude at TAG, hoping to spotlight and share amazing art and artists with the world. Keen interest in education, professional development and related topics.

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