Gala Presentations at the Toronto Film Festival will include Secret Life of Bees (dir: Gina Prince-Bythewood, Fox Searchlight) with Dakota Fanning, Hilarie Burton, Paul Bettany, Queen Latifah, Sophie Okonedo and Alicia Keys; The Duchess (dir: Saul Dibb, United Kingdom) with Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, DominicCooper, Hayley Atwell and Charlotte Rampling.
Special Presentations will include Religulous (dir: Larry Charles, USA), the Bill Maher anti-religion doc; Every Little Step (dir: James Stern, Adam Del Deo, USA), a doc about the creating of A Chorus Line; Ghost Town (dir: David Koepp, USA) with Ricky Gervais, Greg Kinnear, Tea Leoni; Happy-Go-Lucky (dir: Mike Leigh, United Kingdom) ; RocknRolla (dir: Guy Ritchie) with Gerard Butler, Tom Wilkinson, Thandie Newton, Chris Bridges, Jeremy Piven and Idris Elba; and Waltz with Bashir (dir: Ari Folman, Israel/France/Germany), the celebrated animated film.