Movie fans trekking to Telluride, Colo., for the resort town’s annual film festival this weekend are set to see some of the fall’s most anticipated performances, including
Other high-profile titles screening at the festival, which opens Friday, include “Ginger and Rosa,” filmmaker
The festival also will present several films that garnered strong acclaim at the
Also being feted at the festival is Danish actor
As a contrast to the art house reverie, B-movie pioneer
“Argo” will officially have its world premiere next week at the
Telluride programmers say they don't select their titles with an eye toward
Here's a closer look at some of the most anticipated titles of the festival:
“At Any Price.” An Iowa farmer (
“Love, Marilyn.” Directed by documentarian
“The Gatekeepers.” This
“Stories We Tell.” Filmmaker-actor
"Midnight's Children." Adapted by Salman Rushdie from his sprawling, semi-autobiographical novel of the same name, the drama directed by Deepa Mehta ("Water") focuses on a young man (Satya Bhabha) switched at birth into a life of privilege.
“The Sapphires.” Part musical and part comedy, Australian director Wayne Blair’s movie follows the four members of an Aboriginal singing group who travel from obscurity to fame, with a stop at the
“Frances Ha.” Directed by Noah Baumbach (“The Squid and the Whale”) and co-written by and starring his girlfriend, Greta Gerwig (“Greenberg”), the black-and-white movie examines a young dancer balancing work and life in
“Hyde Park on the Hudson.” Bill Murray plays
“The Iceman.” Inspired by the life of Richard Kuklinski, a prolific assassin by day and devoted family man by night, director Ariel Vromen’s drama examines the intersection of rage and responsibility. Michael Shannon leads a cast that includes
“Ginger and Rosa.” Directed and written by Sally Potter (“Orlando”), the coming-of-age story stars Elle Fanning and newcomer Alice Englert (the daughter of director
Filmmaker Michael Haneke directs this story of an octogenarian couple, retired music teachers, whose daughter lives abroad. One day the daughter has an attack that severely tests the couple's bond of love. The film stars
Jacques Audiard ("
In this new film from
Directed by Chile’s Pablo Larrain, best known for his previous film “Tony Manero,” “No” centers on a little-remembered event in his country’s recent history: In 1988, after 15 years of authoritarian rule, Chilean voters head to the polls to vote on the future of dictator Gen. Augusto Pinochet. Ad man Rene Saavedra, played by
Writer-director Christian Petzold tells the story of a doctor (Nina Hoss) exiled to an East German provincial backwater in 1980. Her crime: attempting to emigrate.