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Netflix Unveils Outstanding Lineup: Films Set to Shine at 2023 Fall Film Festivals

Highlights include David Fincher's "The Killer", Bradley Cooper's "Maestro", "The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar" by Wes Anderson, and "May December".

Author: Tomas Mazowski

As the autumn leaves begin to fall, the world of cinema gears up for a series of prestigious film festivals. This year, Netflix is poised to make a resounding impact, boasting an impressive lineup of its own films gracing the schedules of recognized festivals. From Venice to Toronto and all the way to New York, here's a glimpse of the quality movies that you'll be able to catch on Netflix later in the year:

Venice International Film Festival

When: August 30th to September 9th
Visit the Venice International Film Festival website for screening details.

El Conde

El Conde

A story about Augusto Pinochet, an aged vampire who decides to end his 250-year existence due to dishonor and family conflicts.

Directed by: Pablo Larraín
Producer: Juan de Dios Larrain, Pablo Larrain, Rocio Jadue
Cast: Jaime Vadell, Gloria Münchmeyer, Alfredo Castro, Paula Luchsinger
Netflix release date: Fall 2023


A love story describing the lifelong relationship between Leonard Bernstein and Felicia Montealegre Cohn Bernstein.

Directed by: Bradley Cooper
Producer: Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, Kristle Macosko Krieger, Bradley Cooper, Fred Berner, Amy Durning
Cast: Carey Mulligan, Bradley Cooper, Matt Bomer, Maya Hawke, Sarah Silverman, Josh Hamilton, Scott Ellis, Gideon Glick, Sam Nivola, Alexa Swinton, Miriam Shor
Netflix release date: Fall 2023

Society of the Snow

Based on the true story of survivors of a plane crash in the heart of the  Andes.

Directed by: J.A. Bayona
Producer: Belen Atienza, Sandra Hermida, J.A. Bayona
Cast: Enzo Vogrincic, Matías Recalt, Agustín Pardella, Esteban Kukuriczka, Tomas Wolf
Netflix release date: Fall 2023

The Killer

An assassin battles his employers and himself on an international chase.

Directed by: David Fincher
Producer: Ceán Chaffin
Cast: Michael Fassbender, Charles Parnell, Arliss Howard, Sophie Charlotte and Tilda Swinton
Netflix release date: November 10, 2023

The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar (Short)

A rich man learns about a guru who sees without using his eyes — he then uses the skill to cheat at gambling.

Directed by: Wes Anderson
Producer: Wes Anderson, Steven Rales, Jeremy Dawson
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Ralph Fiennes, Dev Patel, Sir Ben Kingsley, Richard Ayoade
Netflix release date: October 13, 2023

Toronto International Film Festival

When: September 7th to 17th
Visit the Toronto International Film Festival website for screening details.

Fair Play

Fair Play

An erotic thriller about an unexpected promotion at a hedge fund firm that strains a young couple’s relationship.

Directed by: Chloe Domont
Producer: Leopold Hughes and Ben LeClair for T-Street, Tim White, Trevor White, and Allan Mandelbaum for Star Thrower
Cast: Phoebe Dynevor, Alden Ehrenreich, Eddie Marsan
Netflix release date: Fall 2023



The true story of Diana Nyad, a swimmer attempting a challenging ocean swim.

Directed by: Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, Jimmy Chin
Producer: Andrew Lazar, Teddy Schwarzman
Cast: Annette Bening, Jodie Foster, Rhys Ifans, Ethan Jones Romero, Luke Cosgrove, Jeena Yi, Eric T. Miller
Netflix release date: Fall 2023

Pain Hustlers

Pain Hustlers

A woman takes a job at a pharmaceutical startup and gets involved in a dangerous scheme.

Directed by: David Yates
Producer: Lawrence Grey, David Yates
Cast: Emily Blunt, Chris Evans, Catherine O’Hara, Chloe Coleman, Jay Duplass, Brian d’Arcy James, Amit Shah, Aubrey Dollar, Willie Raysor, and Andy Garcia
Netflix release date: October 27, 2023



A detective investigates a murder that unravels illusions in his own life.

Directed by: Grant Singer
Producer: Molly Smith, Trent Luckinbill, Thad Luckinbill
Cast: Benicio Del Toro, Justin Timberlake, Eric Bogosian, Alicia Silverstone, Domenick Lombardozzi, Frances Fisher, Ato Essandoh, Michael Carmen Pitt, Karl Glusman, Matilda Lutz
Netflix release date: October 6, 2023



A film highlighting Bayard Rustin's activism and impact.

Directed by: George C. Wolfe
Producer:  Bruce Cohen, Tonia Davis, George C. Wolfe
Executive Producer:  Higher Ground’s Barack & Michelle Obama, Mark R. Wright, Alex G. Scott, David Permut, Daniel Sladek, Chris Taaffe
Cast:  Colman Domingo, Chris Rock, Glynn Turman, Audra McDonald, Aml Ameen, Gus Halper, Johnny Ramey, CCH Pounder, Michael Potts, Carra Patterson, Adrienne Warren, Bill Irwin, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Jeffrey Wright, Lilli Kay, Jordan-Amanda Hall, Jakeem Dante Powell, Ayana Workman, Grantham Coleman, Jamilah Nadege Rosemond, Jules Latimer, Maxwell Whittington-Cooper, Frank Harts, Kevin Mambo
Netflix release date: November 17, 2023

Stamped From The Beginning

A documentary exploring the history of anti-Black racist ideas.

Directed by: Roger Ross Williams
Producer: Alisa Payne, Roger Ross Williams, David Teague
Netflix release date: Fall 2023

New York Film Festival

When: September 29th to October 15th
Visit the New York Film Festival website for screening details.

May December

May December

An actress researching for a film revisits a married couple’s past.

Directed by: Todd Haynes
Producer: Natalie Portman, Sophie Mas, Christine Vachon, Pamela Koffler, Grant S. Johnson, Tyler W. Konney, Jessica Elbaum, Will Ferrell
Cast: Natalie Portman, Julianne Moore, Charles Melton
Netflix release date: December 1, 2023

Stay tuned for more details about each film and updates on the festival lineups!