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The 75th edition of Venice Film Festival ran from August 29 to September 8. It opened with First Man, directed by Damien Chazelle, and closed with Nick Hamm's Driven.
Director Zhang Yimou will receive the Glory To The Filmmaker award and Vanessa Redgrave will also be honoured for lifetime achievement. The festival will also host a tribute to David Cronenberg, including a masterclass by the director.
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- Biennale College - Cinema
- Out of Competition
- Venice Classics
- Venice Days
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Venice Latest Reviews
A tormented young German artist who has fled to the west becomes convinced he has met the love of his life.
A young convict in a penal colony seeks revenge.
Three women whose death sentences for the Manson murder case were commuted to life are taught by a graduate student, who witnesses their transformation.
A shop resisting gentrification.
A young wannabe milliner in Budapest meets a man connected to her past and begins to uncover family secrets.
A man assumes a new responsibility for his niece as a potential guardian.
Documentary about the director of photography, featuring his personal archive.
Drama about two sisters after they are reunited following their father's stroke.
A pair of cops suspended for strong-arm tactics descend into the criminal underworld.
When a man discovers he has cancer, he tries to trick death. As a disguise, he chooses to take the identity of a woman.
Venice Film Festival Features
Venice Film Festival News
Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle
Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable
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