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Ben Kingsley Salvador Dalí Biopic ‘Dalíland’ Set as TIFF Closing Night Film

Ben Kingsley Salvador Dalí Biopic ‘Dalíland’ Set as TIFF Closing Night Film

Dalíland,” a biopic about the life of artist Salvador Dalí that stars Ben Kingsley, will be the closing night film of next month’s Toronto International Film Festival, TIFF announced on Tuesday.

Mary Harron directs the film that will make its premiere on Sept. 17 at Roy Thompson Hall.

Dalíland” tells the story of the later years of the strange and fascinating marriage between the genius Salvador Dalí and his wife, Gala, as their seemingly unshakable bond begins to stress and fracture. Set in New York and Spain in 1973, the story is told through the eyes of James, a young assistant keen to make his name in the art world, who helps the eccentric and mercurial Dalí prepare for a big gallery show.

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Mary Harron directs the film that also stars Barbara Sukowa,

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