Compiling the most Hollywood-friendly lineup in years, organizers of this year's Toronto International Film Festival have smoothly added handfuls of high-profile U.S. titles into the list in its announcement for the full slate of the event Wednesday, August 22, 2007.
Among them, five are submitted into Gala Programme section, which will open with Jeremy Podeswa's drama "Fugitive Pieces." All set to be presented at Toronto's Roy Thomson Hall, they include ensemble drama "The Jane Austen Book Club", thriller mystery "The Walker", Harold Pinter-scripted "Sleuth", cop-turned-street-cleaner thriller "Cleaner", and romantic drama "Closing the Ring."
Meanwhile, others like "Before the Devil Knows You're Dead", "Bill", "Death Defying Acts", and "Juno" are learned to be featured in the Special Presentations slot alongside the previously-announced upcoming films such as "Atonement" and "Battle in Seattle", making up a total of fifty big screen pictures showcased in the program.
For complete list of movies shown and screening schedule, please go to the festival's official site at Tiff07.ca. Event will be held on September 6-15 and unspool 352 titles in total, including 101 world premieres and 108 North American premieres with 71 of them being directorial debuts.