Stars come out for the New York Film Festival

Nanni Moretti, John Turturro and Rachel Weisz are among those on the red carpet.

by Anne-Katrin Titze

Greta Gerwig will present Maggie's Plan with Julianne Moore, Ethan Hawke, Maya Rudolph, Travis Fimmel and Rebecca Miller
Greta Gerwig will present Maggie's Plan with Julianne Moore, Ethan Hawke, Maya Rudolph, Travis Fimmel and Rebecca Miller Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze

Nanni Moretti, with John Turturro for Mia Madre, and The Lobster director Yorgos Lanthimos, Rachel Weisz and Ariane Labed will appear today, while Guy Maddin and Evan Johnson discuss The Forbidden Room on both nights.

Thomas Bidegain's take on John Ford’s The Searchers, Les Cowboys, and star Finnegan Oldfield plus Michel Gondry for Microbe & Gasoline (Microbe Et Gasoil) will appear later in the week. Jia Zhangke with Zhao Tao will present Mountains May Depart and Walter Salles for Jia Zhangke, A Guy from Fenyang.

Two documentaries with their subjects appearing - Robert Frank joins Laura Israel for Don't Blink: Robert Frank and Brian De Palma blow in with Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow for De Palma. Michael Moore for Where To Invade Next and My Golden Days (Trois Souvenirs De Ma Jeunesse) director Arnaud Desplechin, a highlight of the 53rd New York Film Festival, will attend both of their screenings.

Closing out the first week on Sunday: Rebecca Miller appearing for Maggie's Plan with Greta Gerwig, Julianne Moore, Ethan Hawke, Maya Rudolph and Travis Fimmel, and the world première of Bridge Of Spies with Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks, Amy Ryan and Mark Rylance attending.

Free HBO Directors Dialogues with Jia and Moore are coming up.

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