Polanski film to open New York Film fest

MUMBAI : Roman Polanski‘s latest film Carnage will open the 49th New York Film Festival on 30 September. 

Based on Yasmina Reza‘s ‘God of Carnage‘, Carnage follows the events of an evening when two Brooklyn couples are brought together after their children are involved in a playground fight.

"In Carnage, aided by four remarkable performances, Polanksi has reached a new pinnacle in his already extraordinary career," said The Film Society of Lincoln Center (FSLC) selection committee chairman and programme director, Richard Pena in a statement.

The 17-day New York Film Festival will spotlight some of the most anticipated world cinema of the year. 

The selection committee, chaired by Pena also includes Melissa Anderson, Freelance Critic; Scott Foundas, Associate Program Director, The Film Society of Lincoln Center; Dennis Lim, Editor, Moving Image Source & Freelance Critic; and Todd McCarthy, Chief Film Critic, The Hollywood Reporter.

The 49th NYFF takes place from 30 September 30 to 16 October.

General Public tickets will be available September 12th. There will be an advance ticketing opportunity for Film Society of Lincoln Center Patrons and Members prior to that date.

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