TIFF 2012 Insider Tips No 3

Posted 11 years ago by myetvmedia

Heating up the screens in Venice at the 69th Venice International Film Festival and Toronto, TIFF the 37th Toronto International Film Festival are some sexual thrillers, coming of age dramas, period pieces, cult classics and vampire stories that are delightfully good. You are sure to hear a lot about these highly anticipated movies. The stories span the millennium from Vampires (Byzantium), to a remake of an American thriller (Dangerous Liaisons), contemporary thriller about Passion, coming of age with Spring Breakers and the Beat Generation with On The Road, and Thale a fairytale for grownups. See these films by acclaimed directors Hur Jin-ho, Brian De Palma, Neil Jordan, Harmony Korine, Walter Salles and newcomer Norwegian writer/director Aleksander L. Nordaas.

Drama – Period Piece, Sexual Thriller


Dangerous Liaisons Director Hur Jin-ho’s sensual adaptation of the American thriller, now set in 1930’s Shanghai, seductive, erotic, elegant, enthralling.

Zhang Ziyi (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon), Jang Dong-gun, Cecelia Cheung

(Venice & TIFF)

Passion, Brian De Palma brings his new Seductive, fascinating, unsettling contemporary thriller to the screen.

Rachel McAdams, Noomi Rapace, Paul Anderson, Karoline Herfurth


Vampire, Sexual Thriller


ByzantiumNeil Jordan (Interview with The Vampire) brings a new depraved, supernatural vampire thriller to the screen. Stunning, seductive, glamorous gore.

Saoirse Ronan and Gemma Arterton.


Fantasy: Mythical Seductresses


Thale First-time writer-director Aleksander L. Nordaas,

The myth of “huldra”, beautiful, long-haired Norwegian sirens with tails who lure men into the woods, never to be seen again.

Erlend Nervold, Jon Sigve Skard, Silje Reinåmo


Coming of Age Dramas

(Venice & TIFF)

Spring Breakers  Director Harmony Korine. Highly anticipated romp through

Spring Break with four beauties who run amuck with the law and hook up with a gangster drug lord called Alien. Drugs, sex, very naughty behavior.

James Franco, Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson, Rachel Korine


Drama: Cult Classic Beat Generation


On The Road  Director Walter Salles teams up with producer Francis Ford Coppola to bring Jack Kerouac’s cult classic novel that defined the Beat Generation to the screen. Adapted for the screen by Puerto Rican screenwriter José Rivera, (The Motorcycle Diaries). The Ultimate 50’s cool, drugs, alcohol and sex.

Kirsten Stewart, Amy Adams, Kirsten Dunst, Viggo Mortensen, Steve Buscemi, Garrett Hedlund


For more Film Festival News please:

-Moira Romano



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