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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 received the Glory To The Filmmaker award and Vanessa Redgrave was honoured for lifetime achievement. The festival hosted 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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A young convict in a penal colony seeks revenge.
The story of a community of black people in the American South during the summer 2017, when a string of brutal killings of black men sent shockwaves throughout the country.
A young man who was raised by his emotional stunted father goes to work with his mentor, a doctor who performs lobotomies and shock therapy.
A tormented young German artist who has fled to the west becomes convinced he has met the love of his life.
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.
Venice Film Festival Features
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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
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