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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.
View Films by Strand:
- Biennale College - Cinema
- Cinema Nel Giardino
- International Critics' Week
- Official Competition
- Out of Competition
- Venice Days
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In the Belgian underworld, a secret threatens a couple's romance.
Trouble brews after the unusually close bond between a mother and daughter is disrupted when they move to a new town.
Australian frontier drama, told from an Aboriginal perspective.
Thriller centring on an ex-military chaplain who has lost his son and a member of his church who is grieving for her husband.
A 17th century army officer in Ascuncion, awaits transfer to Buenos Aires.
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.
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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