Ang Lee's war film to debut at New York Film Festival

Ang Lee's new drama, Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, will premiere at the New York Film Festival.

The film, adapted from Ben Fountain's novel, is about an American war hero being celebrated on a victory tour at an NFL game.

It stars Joe Alwyn, Kristen Stewart, Garrett Hedlund, Vin Diesel, Steve Martin and Chris Tucker.

Kristen Stewart at a premiere
Kristen Stewart (Yui Mok/PA)

The director shot it at a 120-frame rate, far faster than the usual 24 frames per second.

Ang also premiered his previous film, the 3D Life Of Pi, at the festival in 2012.

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk will debut on October 14 at the festival.

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