Robert Redford’s Lincoln assassination tale “The Conspirator” will premiere at September’s Toronto International Film Festival.

A showcase for potential Academy Awards contenders, the Toronto festival announced many of the titles Tuesday that will have their world premieres at the event Sept. 9-19.

Director Redford’s “The Conspirator” stars James McAvoy, Robin Wright Penn, Kevin Kline and Evan Rachel Wood in a tale of a union war hero defending a woman accused of aiding her son in Lincoln’s assassination.

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