Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) announced the first films of it’s 2011 Gala. Among those in the stellar line-up to make their North American premiere in Toronto is Lars von Trier’s Melancholia which stars our very own Alexander Skarsgard.
Melancholia Lars von Trier, Denmark/Sweden/France/Germany North American Premiere
In this beautiful movie about the end of the world, Justine (Kirsten Dunst) and Michael (Alexander Skarsgård) are celebrating their marriage at a sumptuous party in the home of her sister Claire (Charlotte Gainsbourg), and brother-in-law John (Kiefer Sutherland). Despite Claire’s best efforts the wedding is a fiasco, with family tensions mounting and relationships fraying. Meanwhile, a planet called Melancholia is heading directly towards Earth… Melancholia is a psychological disaster film from director Lars von Trier.
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Ticket packages for the Festival are now available for purchase by cash, debit or Visa†. Purchase online at TIFF.Net, by phone at 416-599-TIFF or 1-888-599-8433 (Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.), or in person at the TIFF Box Office at 350 King Street West (Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.). The 36th annual Toronto International Film Festival® runs September 8 to 18, 2011.
SOURCE: TIFF Website
NOTE: I’ve been told Alexander is GOING TO BE ABLE TO make it to this event!!!!
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