First Gala Premieres at ZFF confirmed

04. September 2019

After the opening film BRUNO MANSER - DIE STIMME DES REGENWALDES by Niklaus Hilber we are pleased to confirm the first few films in the section «Gala premieres», who will be screened in the presence of the following high-profile guests: SUICIDE TOURIST with Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, THE BURNT ORANGE HERESY with Donald Sutherland and Claes Bang, BLACKBIRD with Lindsay Duncan as well as DEUTSCHSTUNDE with Tobias Moretti.

In addition, the following filmmakers are expected: Jonas Alexander Arnby (SUICIDE TOURIST), Christian Schwochow (DEUTSCHSTUNDE), Roger Michell (BLACKBIRD), Olivier Nakache and Éric Toledano (HORS NORMES), Karim Aïnouz (THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF EURÍDICE GUSMÃO) and Marjane Satrapi (RADIOACTIVE).

Furthermore, Pavarotti's wife, Nicoletta Mantovani, will travel to Zurich for the Swiss premiere of the documentary PAVAROTTI, which tells the story of the late Italian opera singer Luciano Pavarotti.
  

MARRIAGE STORY

 
MARRIAGE STORY
*Premiere in German-speaking countries
Director:
Noah Baumbach
Cast:
Scarlett Johansson, Adam Driver, Laura Dern, Mark O'Brien, Alan Alda, Ray Liotta,
Julie Hagerty, Merritt Wever, Azhy Robertson

  

LE MANS ’66

 
LE MANS ’66
*Swiss Premiere
Director: James Mangold
Cast: Matt Damon, Christian Bale, Jon Bernthal, Caitriona Balfe, Tracy Letts, Josh Lucas

 

THE LAUNDROMAT

 
THE LAUNDROMAT

*Swiss Premiere
Director: Steven Soderbergh
Cast: Meryl Streep, Gary Oldman, Antonio Banderas, Jeffrey Wright, Melissa Rauch, Jeff Michalski, Robert Patrick

 

SUICIDE TOURIST

 
SUICIDE TOURIST
*Premiere in German-speaking countries
Director:
Jonas Alexander Arnby
Cast:
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Tuva Novotny, Robert Aramayo, Jan Bijvoet, Solbjørg Højfeldt, Sonja Richter

 

DEUTSCHSTUNDE


DEUTSCHSTUNDE

*International Premiere
Director: 
Christian Schwochow
Cast:
Tobias Moretti, Levi Eisenblätter, Ulrich Noethen, Johanna Wokalek,Sonja Richter, Maria Dragus, Tom Gronau, Louis Hofmann

  

THE REPORT

 
THE REPORT
*Premiere in German-speaking countries
Director: Scott Z. Burns
Cast: Adam Driver, Annette Bening, Jon Hamm, Maura Tierney, Michael C. Hall

  

BLACKBIRD

 
BLACKBIRD
*Premiere in German-speaking countries
Director: 
Roger Michell
Cast: Lindsay Duncan, Susan Sarandon, Kate Winslet, Mia Wasikowska, Sam Neill, Bex Taylor-Klaus

 

 
HORS NORMES
*Premiere in German-speaking countries
Director: 
Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano
Cast: 
Vincent Cassel, Reda Kateb, Hélène Vincent, Bryan Mialoundama, Alban Ivanov, Benjamin Lesieur

 

PAVAROTTI

 
PAVAROTTI

*Swiss Premiere
Director: Ron Howard

 

JUDY

 
JUDY
*Premiere in German-speaking countries
Director: Rupert Goold
Cast: Renée Zellweger, Jessie Buckley, Finn Wittrock, Rufus Sewell, Michael Gambon

  

JOKER

 
JOKER

*Swiss Premiere
Director: 
Todd Phillips

Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy, Marc Maron, Bill Camp, Glenn Fleshler, Shea Whigham

 

THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF EURÍDICE GUSMÃO

 
THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF EURÍDICE GUSMÃO
*Swiss Premiere
Director: Karim Aïnouz
Cast: Fernanda Montenegro, Carol Duarte, Júlia Stockler, António Fonseca, Gregório Duvivier, Marcio Vito

 

THE LIGHTHOUSE

 
THE LIGHTHOUSE
*Premiere in German-speaking countries
Director: Robert Eggers
Cast: Willem Dafoe, Robert Pattinson, Valeriia Karaman

 

RADIOACTIVE

 
RADIOACTIVE
*Premiere in German-speaking countries
Director: 
Marjane Satrapi
Cast:
Rosamund Pike, Sam Riley, Anna Taylor-Joy, Aneurin Barnard, Simon Russell Beale

 

THE BURNT ORANGE HERESY

 
THE BURNT ORANGE HERESY
*Premiere in German-speaking countries
Director: 
Giuseppe Capotondi
Cast: 
Donald Sutherland, Claes Bang, Elizabeth Debicki, Mick Jagger
 

 
The full ZFF program will be released on Thursday, September 12th, at noon. It will be published on zff.com. Tickets will be available from Monday, September 16th.


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