Venice Film Festival 2017

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Strange Colours and Beautiful Things
Beautiful Things (Country: Italy; Year: 2017; Director: Giorgio Ferrero, Federico Biasin; Writer: Giorgio Ferrero; Stars: Van Quattro, Danilo Tribunal, Andrea Pavoni Belli, Vito Mirizzi, Vittoria De Ferrari Sapetto, Andrea Valfrè)
A symphony of consumerism and waste, built while detailing the lives of four men.
Martyr (Country: Lebanon; Year: 2017; Director: Mazen Khaled; Writer: Mazen Khaled; Stars: Carole Abboud, Hamza Mekdad, Mostafa Fahs, Hady Bou Ayash, Rachad Nassereddine, Rabih el Zaher, Yara Abou Haidar)
An unexpected event during a day at the beach, forces a group of friends to grapple with loss.
Strange Colours (Country: Australia; Year: 2017; Director: Alena Lodkina; Writer: Alena Lodkina; Stars: Kate Cheel, Daniel P Jones, Justin Courtin)
A young woman finds herself in an alien landscape when she travels to a remote opal mining community to see her estranged, ill father.

Portrait of a lady and a city Fabien Constant on Sarah Jessica Parker and the team behind Blue Night

Style and grace Kate Novack and Andrew Rossi on The Gospel According To André

On the road again Kent Jones on Tribeca award winner Diane

Putting island in doc Gabrielle Brady on the challenges of shooting Island Of The Hungry Ghosts

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