TIFF ’16: IMAX version of “Voyage of Time” joins line-up

The 45-minute giant-screen version of Terrence Malick's doc debut will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.
September 6, 2016

Terrence Malick’s documentary debut will screen in two formats at the Toronto International Film Festival.

The IMAX version of Voyage of Time (pictured) will have its world premiere in Toronto ahead of its October 7 theatrical release.

The 45-minute giant-screen version is called Voyage of Time: The IMAX Experience and is narrated by Brad Pitt.

The longer, 90-minute cut narrated by Cate Blanchett, Voyage of Time: Life’s Journey, is having its North American premiere at TIFF this weekend following a world premiere screening at the Venice Film Festival.

The film examines the history of the universe and the existence of life on earth using a mix of effects and original footage. It joins three other titles that will be shown in IMAX during the festival.

Voyage of Time was produced by the IMAX Corporation and Broad Green Pictures. Exec producers are Tanner Beard, Mary Bing, Yves Chevalier, Daniel Hammond, Gabriel Hammond, Christos V. Konstankospoulos, Jacques Perrin, Ryan Rettig and Donald Rosenfeld.

Dede Gardner, Nicolas Gonda, Sarah Green, Grant Hill, Bill Pohlad, Sophokles Tasioulis and Pitt served as producers.

The 41st Toronto International Film Festival runs September 8 to 18.

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