Venice Film Festival 2017

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Martyr Martyr
Martyr 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.
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