Gloria Bell

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Gloria Bell
Directed by Sebastián Lelio
Produced by
Screenplay by Sebastián Lelio
Music by Matthew Herbert
Cinematography Natasha Braier
Edited by Soledad Salfate
Distributed by A24
Release date
  • September 7, 2018 (2018-09-07) (TIFF)
Running time
102 minutes[1]
  • United States
  • Chile
Language English

Gloria Bell is a Chilean-American film written and directed by Sebastián Lelio. It is a reimagining of Lelio's 2013 film Gloria. The film stars Julianne Moore, John Turturro, Michael Cera, Caren Pistorius, Brad Garrett, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Rita Wilson and Holland Taylor.

It had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 7, 2018.



On May 12, 2017, it was reported that Sebastián Lelio would direct a reimagining of his 2013 film Gloria starring Julianne Moore. "As one of the greatest actresses in the world, Julianne giving her interpretation of the character is not only a huge honor, it's irresistible. It's going to be like jazz, you’ll feel the spirit of the original story but it’ll be re-invigorated and vital," said Lelio.[3] On November 16, 2017, it was reported that the film had begun production. John Turturro, Michael Cera, Brad Garrett, Holland Taylor, and Caren Pistorius also joined the cast.[4]


It had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 7, 2018.[5] Prior to, A24 acquired U.S. distribution rights to the film.[6]


  1. ^ "Gloria Bell". Toronto International Film Festival. Retrieved August 14, 2018. 
  2. ^ Ramos, Dino-Ray (November 29, 2017). "Sean Astin Joins Julianne Moore In 'Gloria'". Deadline. Retrieved December 26, 2017. Astin will play Jeremy 
  3. ^ Ford, Rebecca (May 12, 2017). "Cannes: Julianne Moore to Star in Re-Imagining of Sebastian Lelio's 'Gloria' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved November 21, 2017. 
  4. ^ Kroll, Justin (November 16, 2017). "John Turturro and Newcomer Caren Pistorius Join Julianne Moore in 'Gloria' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved November 21, 2017. 
  5. ^ Kay, Jeremy (August 14, 2018). "Toronto unveils Contemporary World Cinema, more Galas and Special Presentations". Screen International. Retrieved August 14, 2018. 
  6. ^ Lang, Brent (August 20, 2018). "Toronto: A24 Nabs Julianne Moore Film 'Gloria Bell' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved August 20, 2018. 

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