Zurich Film Festival: Gala Premieres for 'Diana,' 'Gravity' and 'All is Lost'

2:06 AM PST 08/15/2013 by Scott Roxborough
The 3D space drama 'Gravity' starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock bows worldwide in October.

Zurich's 2013 line-up also includes Atom Egoyan's "Devil's Knot" and Colin Firth-starrer "The Railway Man."

COLOGNE, Germany – A series of high-profile titles will be heading to the Zurich Film Festival this year, with gala premieres of Oliver Hirschbiegel's Lady Di biopic Diana starry Naomi Watts; George Clooney/Sandra Bullock-starrer Gravity from Alfonso Cuaron and period drama The Railway Man from director Jonathan Teplitzky and starring Colin Firth.

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Other gala premieres heading to Zurich for the 9th annual international festival this year include Atom Egoyan's latest, Devil's Knot, a crime drama which also features Firth alongside co-star Reese Witherspoon; J.C. Chandor's acclaimed one-man survival drama All is Lost featuring Robert Redford, which premiered in Cannes; David Gordon Green's Joe, which stars Nicolas Cage as a redemptive ex-con; and best agers romantic comedy Le Weekend from Notting Hill director Roger Michell starring  Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan as a British couple who take a second honeymoon trip to Paris in an attempt to rekindle their marriage.

The full Zurich Festival line-up will be announced by Sept. 12. The 9th Zurich International Film Festival runs Sept. 26- Oct. 6. The German-Swiss director Marc Forster (World War Z) will head up this year's international feature film jury.

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