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TORONTO – The Toronto International Film Festival® announced today that Terrence Malick’s Voyage of Time: The IMAX Experience will have its World Premiere at TIFF 2016. The acclaimed American auteur’s documentary debut, Voyage of Time will screen in two formats at the Festival.
Narrated by Brad Pitt, Voyage of Time: The IMAX Experience is an ambitious 45-minute celebration of life, the history of the universe and its awe-inspiring vastness. An extraordinary giant-screen journey that spans galaxies and eons, the film will join the three other titles that will be shown in IMAX at the Festival.
“We are thrilled that TIFF audiences will be the first to experience the first documentary of this film visionary in glorious IMAX,” said TIFF Director and CEO, Piers Handling. “It’s an honour to have the World and North American Premieres of the two versions of Malick’s magnum opus, one of the most remarkable cinematic experiences of the year.”
Voyage of Time: Life’s Journey, the 90-minute cut narrated by Cate Blanchett, was previously announced to have its North American Premiere at TIFF. The presentations of the IMAX and standard films give Toronto audiences a unique opportunity to watch two artistic interpretations from one of the world’s most visionary filmmakers.
Voyage of Time: The IMAX Experience Terrence Malick, Germany | World Premiere
A one-of-a-kind celebration of life and the history of the cosmos, transporting audiences into a vast and personal journey that spans the eons. The film’s panoramic imagery will take audiences into the heart of monumental events from the birth of galaxies to the explosion of life-forms in an immersive way only IMAX can deliver. Narrated by Brad Pitt, the film is a giant-screen adventure for all ages and Terrence Malick’s first documentary.
The 41st Toronto International Film Festival runs September 8 to 18, 2016.
Tickets are on sale from Sunday, September 4 to Sunday, September 18. Purchase tickets online at tiff.net/festival, by phone at 416.599.TIFF or 1.888.599.8433. Festival Box Office, located at 225 King Street West, is open now.
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