Guess who’s coming to Diff this year
Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson will be joined by director Martin McDonagh at tonight’s Jameson Dublin International Film Festival opening presentation, In Bruges. Charlize Theron and Stuart Townsend will attend tomorrow’s screening of Battle in Seattle, which marks Townsend’s debut as writer-director. Daniel Day-Lewis will be joined by director Paul Thomas Anderson at tomorrow evening’s screening of There Will Be Blood.
Swoon director Tom Kalin will attend Monday’s screening of his new movie, Savage Grace. On Tuesday, Marianne Faithfull will be at Irina Palm, in which she stars, and US writer-director John Sayles will be at Honeydripper. On Thursday, director Mike Leigh will be accompanied by actors Sally Hawkins and Eddie Marsan at the screening of Leigh’s Happy-Go-Lucky.
The Dublin festival’s international guest line-up also includes maverick US film-maker Jonas Mekas (the subject of a festival retrospective); Hungarian directors Csaba Bollok (Iska’s Journey) and Kristzina Goda (Children of Glory); Polish actress Danuka Stenka (Katyn); German actor Sebastian Urzendowsky (Ping Pong); French director Philippe Aractingi (Under the Bombs); and British directors Joanne Hogg (Unrelated) and Marc Evans (In Prison My Whole Life).
Charlize Theron to attend with husband Stuart Townsend