A World Premiere Gala Presentation at TIFF is a major coup for any film and is a good sign of success in the future
Cinesky Pictures upcoming films, ‘Song of Names’, ‘I Am Woman’ and ‘Radioactive’ have all been singled out for special Gala Presentations at TIFF (The Toronto International Film Festival) – September 5 – 15th
For all three, it will be their World Premiere at this prestigious event, which has fast become the major launchpad for new releases going into the important Oscar awards season.
‘The Song of Names’ from Canadian director Francois Girard (‘The Red Violin’, ‘Boychoir’) stars Clive Owen and Tim Roth and tells the story of Martin and Dovidl, boyhood friends who grow up inseparable. Until one day, Dovidl disappears and Martin is forced to set out on a journey to discover the reason why. ‘The Song of Names’ is an emotional detective story spanning two continents and four decades.
‘I Am Woman’ the new Australian biopic about singer Helen Reddy and starring Tilda Cobham-Hervey is a film for our times. It’s a story of fearless ambition and passion, about a woman who led the way for other women seeking equality, by smashing through the patriarchal norms to become the international singing superstar she always dreamed of being.
‘Radioactive’ starring Rosamund Pike tells the incredible, true story of Marie Curie and her ground-breaking scientific achievements. With her husband Pierre, she changed the face of science forever by winning the Nobel Prize for the discovery of radium in 1903. The first female scientist to win the esteemed prize. “Radioactive’ is directed by Iranian director and actress Marjane Satrapi (‘Persepolis’) and has been selected as the Closing Night film for the festival.
All three films will be coming in 2020 from Cinesky Pictures