Telluride Film Festival announces line-up: 'Hyde Park on Hudson,' 'Amour,' 'Love, Marilyn'

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The 39th Telluride Film Festival announced the lineup of its main program today, featuring a mix of premieres and previous festival favorites. The 25 films include Hyde Park on Hudson, starring Bill Murray as President Franklin D. Roosevelt (directed by Roger Michell); At Any Price, starring Dennis Quaid and Zac Efron as father and son farmers (directed by Ramin Bahrani); Frances Ha, starring Greta Gerwig, who also co-wrote the screenplay with director Noah Baumbach; Love, Marilyn, a documentary featuring a roster of actresses reading notes, letters, and poems penned by Marilyn Monroe (directed by Liz Garbus); and the Cannes Palme d’Or winner Amour (directed by Michael Haneke). 

The festival will also bestow its Silver Medallion Awards to three artists: Famed ultra-low-budget genre filmmaker Roger Corman; actress Marion Cotillard, whose film Rust & Bone, about a woman dealing with losing her legs, will also screen at the festival; and actor Mads Mikkelsen, who has two films at Telluride, The Hunt (for which he won Best Actor at Cannes) and A Royal Affair.

Unlike pretty much every other major film festival, the Telluride Film Festival — tucked into the western Colorado ski town – always waits to announce its lineup until the day before the festival begins. It starts Friday, Aug. 31 and runs through Monday, Sept. 3. Click here for the full lineup.

Read more:
EW Preview ‘Hyde Park On Hudson’
Cannes: Can ‘Amour’ really be a Michael Haneke film? It’s a tenderly devastating portrait of old age

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