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The Venice film festival notches up its 74th festival in 2017. Running from August 30 to September 8, it opened with Alexander Payne's Downsizing. The Golden Lion was won by Guillermo Del Toro's The Shape Of Water.
British filmmaker Stephen Frears (Prick Up Your Ears) will receive the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker award. Jane Fonda and Robert Redford will receive Golden Lion awards, while their film Our Souls At Night will premiere out of competition.
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- Biennale College - Cinema
- Cinema Nel Giardino
- International Critics' Week
- Official Competition
- Out of Competition
- Venice Days
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A group of German construction workers on a job in Bulgaria begin to compete for the approval of the locals.
Leading attorney Shigemori takes on the defence of murder-robbery suspect Misumi - a crime he admits - but as he digs into the case, he begins to wonder if his client is guilty after all.
A pathologist is riven with guilt after the death of a child.
Biopic of the German singer, who sang with the Velvet Underground
A family's world is rocked when they are told about the death of their son.
A spat between Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee leads to division between their two communities.
Satire about a man who starts to think he would have a better life if only he could shrink himself.
A former boxer-turned-drug runner lands in a prison battleground after a deal gets deadly.
The story of Gianni Agnelli, the legendary Italian industrialist and playboy, as told by family, friends, lovers, professional confidantes and rivals.
A film that reflects on the discomfiting significance of cannibalistic desire in human history and culture through the prism of one Japanese man, Issei Sagawa, and his unsettling relationship with his brother.
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Casey Affleck liberated by ghosts Star talks Oscars, Rooney Mara and hiding under a sheet
In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.
A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.
Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.
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