Spike Jonze has revealed he is "excited" to premiere his latest drama Her at the closing night of the 2013 New York Film Festival.
The Warner Bros film, which stars Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Scarlett Johansson, Olivia Wilde and Rooney Mara, will have its world premiere with a gala screening at Lincoln Centre on October 13, said The Hollywood Reporter.
The filmmaker said: "I'm very excited that it's a premiere in the city. The New York Film Festival is where we premiered our first movie, and that's really special. It was our first US premiere of Being John Malkovich, and we had all our friends there, and it feels so nice to come back to NYFF."
Her, which was also written by Spike and features music by Arcade Fire, stars Joaquin as a man who falls in love with an operating system's female voice Samantha (voiced by Scarlett).
"Joaquin Phoenix continues to be one of the most adventurous actors in movies, Rooney Mara and Amy Adams are unforgettable, Scarlett's voice will break your heart, and so will this impossibly delicate, funny, daring movie."
The New York Film Festival, now in its 51st year, runs from September 27 to October 13.