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Flight, Hyde Park on the Hudson, Not Fade Away Set for New York Film Festival logo
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Main selections have been announced for the 50th annual New York Film Festival, to run September 28-October 14 at Lincoln Center.

Among the films to premeire there wil be Roger Michell's Hyde Park on the Hudson, with a screenplay by playwright Richard Nelson, starring Bill Murray and Laura Linney; David Chase's Not Fade Away, which focuses on a group of friends who form a rock band in 1960s New Jersey and stars stage and screen veterans Will Brill, Brad Garrett, and James Gandolfini; and Robert Zemeckis' thriller Flight starring Oscar winner and Tony winner Denzel Washington.

The festival will open with Oscar winner Ang Lee's adaptation of the best-selling novel Life of Pi and will also include Noah Baumbach's Frances Ha, Brian de Palma's Passion, and Sally Potter's Ginger & Rosa.

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