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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Charlie Says
Charlie Says
Three women whose death sentences for the Manson murder case were commuted to life are taught by a graduate student, who witnesses their transformation.
Carmine Street Guitars
Carmine Street Guitars
A shop resisting gentrification.
Sunset
Sunset
A young wannabe milliner in Budapest meets a man connected to her past and begins to uncover family secrets.
Amanda
Amanda
A man assumes a new responsibility for his niece as a potential guardian.
Living The Light - Robby Müller
Living The Light - Robby Müller
Documentary about the director of photography, featuring his personal archive.
The Quietude
The Quietude
Drama about two sisters after they are reunited following their father's stroke.
Dragged Across Concrete
Dragged Across Concrete
A pair of cops suspended for strong-arm tactics descend into the criminal underworld.
The Man Who Surprised Everyone
The Man Who Surprised Everyone
When a man discovers he has cancer, he tries to trick death. As a disguise, he chooses to take the identity of a woman.
At Eternity's Gate
At Eternity's Gate
The last days of Vincent van Gogh.
The Sisters Brothers
The Sisters Brothers
Two assassins set out into the wilderness on the trail of a man with a secret.
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Venice Film Festival Features

Resonances beyond
László Nemes on fairy tales, Murnau's Sunrise, and Sunset (Napszállta)
Beautiful and poetic
Mikhaël Hers on Vincent Lacoste, Stacy Martin, Isaure Multrier, Greta Scacchi and Amanda
Innocent and ominous
László Nemes on TS Eliot, caves of darkness and the innocent and ominous in Sunset
Inspired by science
Eliza McNitt on Jessica Chastain, Darren Aronofsky and her VR experience Spheres
The view from the tree
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck on Germany Oscar submission Never Look Away
Prison of life
Sarah Marx talks about drama The Truk
All fired up
Director Sameh Zoabi on politics and comedy in his satire Tel Aviv On Fire.
Venice 2018: First Man, Peterloo, The Favourite, Roma, The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs and Suspiria
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Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

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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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