5 Korean films invited to 47th Toronto International Film Festival in September  – Manila Bulletin


Five Korean films have been invited to the 47th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), which will be held from Sept. 8 to 18.

The TIFF announced the 63 films included in its 2022 Official Selection consisting of 18 Galas and 45 Special Presentations.

Korean films invited to the 2022 TIFF are (clockwise from top left) “Hunt,” “Broker,” “A Man of Reason” and “Decision to Leave” (TIFF)

“We’re excited to welcome some of the most celebrated figures in movies back to Toronto to present their Gala and Special Presentation films. With stories that span six continents and feature performances you just have to see, this lineup delivers the rich experiences we wait all year for. Cinema is alive. Red carpets are back. And the best audience in the world awaits them in Toronto,” said ,” Cameron Bailey, TIFF CEO.

From South Korea, the film invited to the TIFF’s Gala Presentations is “Hunt” directed by “Squid Game” actor Lee Jung-jae, who also stars in the film along with Jung Woo-sung.

Under Special Presentations, the Korean films that will participate at the TIFF are “Broker” directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda, “Decision to Leave” directed by Park Chan-wook, “A Man of Reason” directed by Jung Woo-sung and “Walk Up” directed by Hong Sangsoo.

Here are the films invited to the 47th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF):

GALA PRESENTATIONS 2022

*Previously announced

Alice, Darling

Mary Nighy | Canada, USA

World Premiere

Black Ice

Hubert Davis | Canada

World Premiere

Butcher’s Crossing

Gabe Polsky | USA

World Premiere

The Greatest Beer Run Ever

Peter Farrelly | USA

World Premiere

The Hummingbird

Francesca Archibugi | Italy, France

World Premiere

Hunt

Lee Jung-jae | South Korea

North American Premiere

A Jazzman’s Blues

Tyler Perry | USA

World Premiere

Kacchey Limbu

Shubham Yogi | India

World Premiere

Moving On

Paul Weitz | USA

World Premiere

Paris Memories

Alice Winocour | France

North American Premiere

Prisoner’s Daughter

Catherine Hardwicke | USA

World Premiere

Raymond & Ray

Rodrigo García | USA

World Premiere

Roost

Amy Redford | USA

World Premiere

Sidney

Reginald Hudlin | USA

World Premiere

The Son

Florian Zeller | United Kingdom

North American Premiere

OPENING NIGHT FILM

*The Swimmers

Sally El Hosaini | United Kingdom

World Premiere

What’s Love Got To Do With It?

Shekhar Kapur | United Kingdom

World Premiere

*The Woman King

Gina Prince-Bythewood | USA

World Premiere

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS 2022

*Previously announced

Allelujah

Sir Richard Eyre | United Kingdom

World Premiere

All Quiet on the Western Front

Edward Berger | USA, Germany

World Premiere

The Banshees Of Inisherin

Martin McDonagh | United Kingdom, Ireland, USA

North American Premiere

Blueback

Robert Connolly | Australia

World Premiere

The Blue Caftan

Maryam Touzani | Morocco, France, Belgium, Denmark

North American Premiere

Broker

Hirokazu Kore-eda | South Korea

Canadian Premiere

*Brother

Clement Virgo | Canada

World Premiere

*Bros

Nicholas Stoller | USA

World Premiere

*Catherine Called Birdy

Lena Dunham | United Kingdom

World Premiere

Causeway

Lila Neugebauer | USA

World Premiere

Chevalier

Stephen Williams | USA

World Premiere

Corsage

Marie Kreutzer | Austria, France, Germany

North American Premiere

Decision to Leave

Park Chan-wook | South Korea

North American Premiere

Devotion

JD Dillard | USA

World Premiere

Driving Madeleine

Christian Carion | France

International Premiere

El Suplente

Diego Lerman | Argentina, Italy, Mexico, Spain, France

World Premiere

Empire of Light

Sam Mendes | United Kingdom, USA

Canadian Premiere

The Eternal Daughter

Joanna Hogg | United Kingdom

North American Premiere

*The Fabelmans

Steven Spielberg | USA

World Premiere

*Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

Rian Johnson | USA

World Premiere

Good Night Oppy

Ryan White | USA

International Premiere

The Good Nurse

Tobias Lindholm | USA

World Premiere

Holy Spider

Ali Abbasi | Denmark, Germany, Sweden, France

Canadian Premiere

Joyland

Saim Sadiq | Pakistan

North American Premiere

The King’s Horseman

Biyi Bandele | Nigeria

World Premiere

The Lost King

Stephen Frears | United Kingdom

World Premiere

A Man of Reason

Jung Woo-sung | South Korea

World Premiere

The Menu

Mark Mylod | USA

World Premiere

*On the Come Up

Sanaa Lathan | USA

World Premiere

One Fine Morning

Mia Hansen-Løve | France

Canadian Premiere

Other People’s Children

Rebecca Zlotowski | France

North American Premiere

Moonage Daydream

Brett Morgen | USA

North American Premiere

*My Policeman

Michael Grandage | United Kingdom

World Premiere

Nanny

Nikyatu Jusu | USA

International Premiere

No Bears

Jafar Panahi | Iran

North American Premiere

The Return of Tanya Tucker: Featuring Brandi Carlile

Kathlyn Horan | USA

International Premiere

Saint Omer

Alice Diop | France

North American Premiere

Sanctuary

Zachary Wigon | USA

World Premiere

Stories Not to be Told

Cesc Gay | Spain

World Premiere

Triangle of Sadness

Ruben Östlund | Sweden, United Kingdom, USA, France, Greece

North American Premiere

Walk Up

Hong Sangsoo | South Korea

World Premiere

Wendell & Wild

Henry Selick | USA

World Premiere

The Whale

Darren Aronofsky | USA

North American Premiere

Women Talking

Sarah Polley | USA

International Premiere

The Wonder

Sebastián Lelio | United Kingdom, Ireland

Canadian Premiere

 

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