The line-up for the festival has been released and the offerings are delicious. Won Kar Wai's film "My Blueberry Nights" will open the festival. David Fincher's excellent film "Zodiac" will be in competition as will Joel and Ethan Coen's "No Country for Old Men," "We Own the Night" directed by James Gray, Gus Van Sant's "Paranoid Park" and an extended version of Quentin Tarantino's "Death Proof". Denys Arcand's latest film "L'Ages des Tenebres" will close the festival.
Out of competition, Steven Soderberg's "Ocean's Thirteen," Michael Winterbottom's "A Mighty Heart" and Michael Moore's "Sicko" will all screen.
There will be special screenings of the Leonardo DiCaprio-produced environmental documentary "The 11th Hour" as well as Ken Burns 7-part documenarty about World War II called "The War."
Stephen Frears ("The Queen") will preside over the feature films jury which also includes Maggie Cheung, Toni Collette, Maria de Maderios, Sarah Polley, Marco Bellocchio, Orham Pamuk, Michel Piccoli and Abderrahmane Sissako.