Festival officials this week said they had obtained the film starring Joaquin Phoenix as the Man in Black for its world premiere during the Sept. 8-17 event, Zap2it.com reports.
The James Mangold-directed film follows Cash from his days on an Arkansas cotton farm through his troubled times as a Nashville superstar.
Cash died Sept. 12, 2004 at age 71, four months after his wife of 35 years died at age 73.
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