Venice Film Festival 2018

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Roma Roma
Roma and First Man
22 July (Country: Norway, Iceland, United States; Year: 2018; Director: Paul Greengrass; Writer: Paul Greengrass, Åsne Seierstad; Stars: Thorbjørn Harr, Anders Danielsen Lie, Hang Tran, Caroline Glomnes, Lars Arentz-Hansen, Jon Øigarden, Tommy Hyving, Anneke von der Lippe, Charlotte Bottolfsen Iversen, Joakim Skarli, Marita Fjeldheim Wierdal, Jonas Strand Gravli, Kenan Ibrahimefendic, Øystein Martinsen, Trim Balaj)
Consideration of right-wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik's murder spree at a Labour Party Youth Camp on an island near Oslo.
The Accused (Acusada) (Country: Argentina, Mexico; Year: 2018; Director: Gonzalo Tobal; Writer: Ulises Porra, Gonzalo Tobal; Stars: Gael García Bernal, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Lali Espósito, Daniel Fanego, Gerardo Romano, Lautaro Rodríguez, Inés Estévez, Ana Garibaldi, Emilio Vodanovich, Martina Campos, Gael García Bernal, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Lali Espósito, Daniel Fanego, Gerardo Romano)
A woman's best friend is brutally killed and two years later, she is the only person accused of the crime. As the trial approaches, she must face her own doubts.
At Eternity's Gate (Country: UK, France, US; Year: 2018; Director: Julian Schnabel; Writer: Jean-Claude Carrière, Julian Schnabel; Stars: Willem Dafoe, Rupert Friend, Oscar Isaac, Mads Mikkelsen, Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner, Niels Arestrup, Stella Schnabel, Patrick Chesnais, Victor Pontecorvo, Frank Molinaro, Alan Aubert, Willem Dafoe, Rupert Friend, Oscar Isaac)
The last days of Vincent van Gogh.
The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen; Writer: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen; Stars: Bill Heck, Aesop Aquarian, Charles Ash, E.E. Bell, Katy Bodenhamer, Brian Brown, Richard Bucher, Jackamoe Buzzell, Tyne Daly, Tim DeZarn, Sam Dillon, Ethan Dubin, Stephen R. Estler, Bill Foster, James Franco)
An anthology of short films based on a fictional book of “western tales”.
Capri-Revolution (Country: Italy, France; Year: 2018; Director: Mario Martone; Writer: Mario Martone, Ippolita Di Majo; Stars: Marianna Fontana, Reinout Scholten van Aschat, Antonio Folletto, Jenna Thiam, Lola Klamroth, Ludovico Girardello, Gianluca Di Gennaro, Maximilian Dirr, Donatella Finocchiaro, Eduardo Scarpetta, Rinat Khismatouline, Yannick Noomen, Marianna Fontana, Reinout Scholten van Aschat, Antonio Folletto)
Period drama unfolding on the brink of the First World War.
Vox Lux Vox Lux
Vox Lux and Non-Fiction
Close Enemies (Freres Ennemis) (Country: Belgium, France; Year: 2018; Director: David Oelhoffen; Writer: Jeanne Aptekman, David Oelhoffen; Stars: Matthias Schoenaerts, Sabrina Ouazani, Reda Kateb, Nicolas Giraud, Gwendolyn Gourvenec, Adel Bencherif, Marc Barbé, Astrid Whettnall, Yann Goven, Omar Salim, Djamel Lazaar, Ahmed Benaissa, Fianso, Raphaël Magnabosco, John Sehil)
Two brothers inseparable in childhood find themselves on either side of the law as adults - and on a collision course.
The Favourite (Country: Ireland, United Kingdom, United States; Year: 2018; Director: Yorgos Lanthimos; Writer: Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara; Stars: Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Nicholas Hoult, Olivia Colman, Joe Alwyn, Mark Gatiss, Timothy Innes, John Locke, Isaura Barbé-Brown, Jenny Rainsford, James Smith, Wilson Radjou-Pujalte, Basil Eidenbenz, James Melville, Jack Veal)
Two of Queen Anne's acolytes jockey for position.
First Man (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Damien Chazelle; Writer: Josh Singer, based on the book by James R Hansen; Stars: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Pablo Schreiber, Christopher Abbott, Ciarán Hinds, Ethan Embry, Kyle Chandler, Jason Clarke, Corey Stoll, Patrick Fugit, Shea Whigham, Lukas Haas, Brian d'Arcy James, Cory Michael Smith, Brady Smith)
Biopic of Neil Armstrong, the first man on the Moon.
Killing (Zan) (Country: Japan; Year: 2018; Director: Shin'ya Tsukamoto; Writer: Shin'ya Tsukamoto; Stars: Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Yû Aoi, Sôsuke Ikematsu, Tatsuya Nakamura, Ryûsei Maeda, Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Yû Aoi, Sôsuke Ikematsu, Tatsuya Nakamura, Ryûsei Maeda)
Period drama about a masterless Samurai.
The Mountain (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Rick Alverson; Writer: Rick Alverson, Dustin Guy Defa, Colm O'Leary; Stars: Tye Sheridan, Jeff Goldblum, Hannah Gross, Denis Lavant, Udo Kier, Annemarie Lawless, Eleonore Hendricks, Margot Klein, Amy Stiller, Adam Daveline, James A. Besha, Paul Eenhoorn, Larry Fessenden, Daniela Malave, Lollie Jensen)
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.
The Sisters Brothers The Sisters Brothers
The Sisters Brothers and The Nightingale
Never Look Away (Werk Ohne Autor) (Country: Germany, Italy; Year: 2018; Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck; Writer: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck; Stars: Tom Schilling, Sebastian Koch, Paula Beer, Saskia Rosendahl, Oliver Masucci, Cai Cohrs, Ina Weisse, Evgeniy Sidikhin, Mark Zak, Ulrike C. Tscharre, Bastian Trost, Hans-Uwe Bauer, Hanno Koffler, David Schütter, Franz Pätzold)
A tormented young German artist who has fled to the west becomes convinced he has met the love of his life.
The Nightingale (Country: Australia; Year: 2018; Director: Jennifer Kent; Writer: Jennifer Kent; Stars: Sam Claflin, Damon Herriman, Aisling Franciosi, Ewen Leslie, Charlie Shotwell, Matthew Sunderland, Harry Greenwood, Sam Smith, Michael Sheasby, Ben McIvor, Baykali Ganambarr, Luke Carroll, Claire Jones, Magnolia Maymuru, Dallas Mugarra)
A young convict in a penal colony seeks revenge.
Non-Fiction (Doubles vies) (Country: France; Year: 2018; Director: Olivier Assayas; Writer: Olivier Assayas; Stars: Guillaume Canet, Juliette Binoche, Vincent Macaigne, Christa Théret, Nora Hamzawi, Pascal Greggory, Laurent Poitrenaux, Sigrid Bouaziz, Lionel Dray, Nicolas Bouchaud, Antoine Reinartz, Aurélia Petit, Thierry de Peretti, Violaine Gillibert, Jean-Luc Vincent)
A drama about the hopelessly intertwined world of publishing.
Nuestro Tiempo (Country: Mexico, France, Germany, Denmark, Sweden; Year: 2018; Director: Carlos Reygadas; Stars: Carlos Reygadas, Natalia López, Phil Burgers, Rut Reygadas, Eleazar Reygadas, Carlos Reygadas, Natalia López, Phil Burgers, Rut Reygadas, Eleazar Reygadas)
A husband faces problems when the open relationship he shares with his wife is thrown off balance when she falls for another man.
Peterloo (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: Mike Leigh; Writer: Mike Leigh; Stars: Rory Kinnear, Maxine Peake, Pearce Quigley, David Moorst, Rachel Finnegan, Tom Meredith, Simona Bitmate, Robert Wilfort, Karl Johnson, Sam Troughton, Roger Sloman, Kenneth Hadley, Tom Edward-Kane, Lizzy McInnerny, Alastair Mackenzie)
Dramatisation of events surrounding hte 1819 Peterloo Massacre when a pro-democracy rally turn bloody as forces stormed the crowd.
The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs
The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs and Peterloo
Roma (Country: Mexico, United States; Year: 2018; Director: Alfonso Cuarón; Writer: Alfonso Cuarón; Stars: Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira, Diego Cortina Autrey, Carlos Peralta, Marco Graf, Daniela Demesa, Nancy García García, Verónica García, Andy Cortés, Fernando Grediaga, Jorge Antonio Guerrero, José Manuel Guerrero Mendoza, Latin Lover, Zarela Lizbeth Chinolla Arellano, José Luis López Gómez)
Chronicle of a middle-class family in the 1970s.
The Sisters Brothers (Country: France, Spain, Romania, US; Year: 2018; Director: Jacques Audiard; Writer: Jacques Audiard, Thomas Bidegain, Patrick Dewitt; Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Jake Gyllenhaal, John C. Reilly, Rutger Hauer, Riz Ahmed, Carol Kane, Creed Bratton, Duncan Lacroix, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, Niels Arestrup, Rebecca Root, Aldo Maland, Ian Reddington, Philip Rosch, Lexie Benbow-Hart)
Two assassins set out into the wilderness on the trail of a man with a secret.
Sunset (Napszállta) (Country: Hungary, France; Year: 2018; Director: László Nemes; Writer: László Nemes, Clara Royer, Matthieu Taponier; Stars: Vlad Ivanov, Susanne Wuest, Juli Jakab, Judit Bárdos, Levente Molnár, Evelin Dobos, Urs Rechn, Mónika Balsai, Björn Freiberg, Uwe Lauer, János Kulka, Sándor Zsótér, Mihály Kormos, Dusán Vitanovics, Laurent Winkler)
A young wannabe milliner in Budapest meets a man connected to her past and begins to uncover family secrets.
Suspiria (Country: Italy, US; Year: 2018; Director: Luca Guadagnino; Writer: Dario Argento, Daria Nicolodi, David Kajganich; Stars: Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, Mia Goth, Lutz Ebersdorf, Angela Winkler, Ingrid Caven, Elena Fokina, Sylvie Testud, Renée Soutendijk, Christine Leboutte, Fabrizia Sacchi, Malgorzata Bela, Jessica Harper, Chloë Grace Moretz, Vanda Capriolo)
A nightmare brews in a dance company.
Vox Lux (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Brady Corbet; Writer: Brady Corbet; Stars: Natalie Portman, Jude Law, Jennifer Ehle, Raffey Cassidy, Stacy Martin, Fred Hechinger, Matt Servitto, Natasha Romanova, Daniel London, Candace Smith, Micheál Richardson, Sophie Lane Curtis, Chris Banks, Allison Winn, Nastasha Strang)
A survivor of a school shooting goes on to become a pop star.
Suspiria Suspiria
Suspiria and The Favourite
What You Gonna Do When The World's On Fire (Country: Italy, US; Year: 2018; Director: Roberto Minervini; Writer: Roberto Minervini; Stars: Dorothy Hill, Kevin Goodman, Judy Hill, Ronaldo King, Michael Nelson, Ashlei King, Titus Turner, Dorothy Hill, Kevin Goodman, Judy Hill, Ronaldo King, Michael Nelson, Ashlei King, Titus Turner)
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.
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