Venice Film Festival 2018

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The Announcement The Announcement
The Announcement and The Truk
The 12-Year Night (La noche De 12 Años) (Director: Álvaro Brechner; Writer: Álvaro Brechner; Stars: Antonio de la Torre, Chino Darín, Alfonso Tort, César Troncoso, Soledad Villamil, Sílvia Pérez Cruz, Mirella Pascual, Nidia Telles, César Bordón, Luis Mottola, John De Luca, Rodrigo Villagrán, Luciano Ciaglia, Álvaro Armand Ugón, David Landatxe)
September 1973. Uruguay is under the control of military dictatorship. The Tupamaros guerrilla movement has been crushed and out of action for a year. Its members imprisoned and tortured. One autumn night, three Tupamaros prisoners are taken from their prison cells in a secret military operation that will last for 12years.
Amanda (Country: France; Year: 2018; Director: Mikhaël Hers; Writer: Maud Ameline, Mikhaël Hers; Stars: Vincent Lacoste, Isaure Multrier, Stacy Martin, Ophélia Kolb, Marianne Basler, Jonathan Cohen, Nabiha Akkari, Greta Scacchi, Bakary Sangaré, Claire Tran, Elli Medeiros, Zoé Bruneau, Lily Bensliman, Raphaël Thiéry, Leah Lapiower)
A man assumes a new responsibility for his niece as a potential guardian.
The Announcement (Anons) (Country: Turkey, Bulgaria; Year: 2018; Director: Mahmut Fazil Coskun; Writer: Mahmut Fazil Coskun, Ercan Kesal; Stars: Ali Seckiner Alici, Tarhan Karagöz, Murat Kiliç, Sencan Güleryüz, Mehmet Yilmaz Ak, Ahmet Boyacioglu, Sezin Bozaci, Serkan Ercan, Tolga Evren, Banu Fotocan, Müfit Kayacan, Nazmi Kirik, Feridun Koç, Görkem Mertsöz, Erdem Senocak)
Soldiers involved in a 1963 coup underestimate the invisible power of civilian life.
As I Lay Dying (Hamchenan Ke Mimordam) (Country: Iran; Year: 2018; Director: Mostafa Sayari; Stars: Nader Fallah, Elham Korda, Majid Aghakarimi, Vahid Rad, Mohammad Rabbani)
Drama
Charlie Says (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Mary Harron; Writer: Guinevere Turner, Karlene Faith, Ed Sanders; Stars: Suki Waterhouse, Matt Smith, Merritt Wever, Annabeth Gish, Hannah Murray, Kimmy Shields, Sosie Bacon, Chace Crawford, Grace Van Dien, Marianne Rendón, Bridger Zadina, Kayli Carter, India Ennenga, Matt Riedy, Sol Rodriguez)
Three women whose death sentences for the Manson murder case were commuted to life are taught by a graduate student, who witnesses their transformation.
Amanda Amanda
Amanda and The Man Who Surprised Everyone
The Day I Lost My Shadow (Yom Adaatou Zouli) (Country: Syria, Lebanon, France, Qatar; Year: 2018; Director: Soudade Kaadan)
Deslembro (Country: Brazil, France, Qatar; Year: 2018; Director: Flavia Castro; Stars: Jeanne Boudier, Hugo Abranches, Arthur Vieira Raynaud, Sara Antunes, Eliane Giardini)
Drama
If Life Gives You Lemons (Un Giorno All'Improvviso) (Country: Italy; Year: 2018; Director: Ciro D'Emilio; Writer: Cosimo Calamini, Ciro D'Emilio; Stars: Anna Foglietta, Fabio De Caro, Biagio Forestieri, Giampiero De Concilio, Anna Foglietta, Fabio De Caro, Biagio Forestieri, Giampiero De Concilio)
Romantic drama.
Jinpa (Country: China; Year: 2018; Director: Pema Tseden; Writer: Pema Tseden; Stars: Jinpa, Genden Phuntsok, Sonam Wangmo, Jinpa, Genden Phuntsok, Sonam Wangmo)
Manta Ray (Kraben Rahu) (Country: Thailand, France, China; Year: 2018; Director: Phuttiphong Aroonpheng; Writer: Phuttiphong Aroonpheng; Stars: Aphisit Hama, Wanlop Rungkamjad, Rasmee Wayrana, Aphisit Hama, Wanlop Rungkamjad, Rasmee Wayrana)
A fisherman finds an injured refugee and tries to help him.
Tel Aviv On Fire Tel Aviv On Fire
Tel Aviv On Fire and Charlie Says
The Man Who Surprised Everyone (Tchelovek Kotorij Udivil Vseh) (Country: Russia, Estonia, France; Year: 2018; Director: Natasha Merkulova, Aleksey Chupov; Writer: Natasha Merkulova, Aleksey Chupov; Stars: Evgeniy Tsiganov, Natalya Kudryashowa)
When a man discovers he has cancer, he tries to trick death. As a disguise, he chooses to take the identity of a woman.
Memories Of My Body (Kucumbu Tubuh Indahku) (Country: Indonesia; Year: 2018; Director: Garin Nugroho; Stars: Muhammad Khan, Raditya Evandra, Rianto, Randy Pangalila, Whani Darmawan)
Drama
On My Skin (Sulla Mia Pelle) (Country: Italy; Year: 2018; Director: Alessio Cremonini; Writer: Alessio Cremonini, Lisa Nur Sultan; Stars: Jasmine Trinca, Alessandro Borghi, Walter Nestola, Paolo D Bovani, Andrea Ottavi, Emanuele Cerman, Andrea Lattanzi, Mauro Conte, Gabriele Coppola, Italo Amerighi, Mauro Mandolini, Daniele Blando, Jasmine Trinca, Alessandro Borghi, Walter Nestola)
Drama
La Profezia Dell'Armadillo (Country: Italy; Year: 2018; Director: Emanuele Scaringi; Writer: Zerocalcare, Valerio Mastandrea, Pietro Martinelli, Oscar Glioti; Stars: Marianna Di Martino, Laura Morante, Pietro Castellitto, Claudia Pandolfi, Simone Liberati, Valerio Aprea, Diana Del Bufalo, Teco Celio, Marianna Di Martino, Laura Morante, Pietro Castellitto, Claudia Pandolfi, Simone Liberati, Valerio Aprea, Diana Del Bufalo)
Drama
The River (Ozen) (Country: Kazakhstan, Poland, Norway; Year: 2018; Director: Emir Baigazin; Writer: Emir Baigazin; Stars: Zhalgas Klanov, Eric Tazabekov, Zhasulan Userbayev, Ruslan Userbayev)
Manta Ray Manta Ray
Manta Ray and The 12-Year Night
Soni (Country: India; Year: 2018; Director: Ivan Ayr; Writer: Ivan Ayr, Kislay Kislay; Stars: Kalpana Jha, Saloni Batra, Simrat Kaur, Vikas Shukla, Himanshu Kohli, Prateek Pachori, Geetika Vidya Ohlyan, Mohit Chauhan, Dimple Kaur, Gauri Chakraborty, Mohinder Gujral, Upasya Goswami, Kalpana Jha, Saloni Batra, Simrat Kaur)
A young policewoman and her boss have taken on a growing crisis of violent crimes against women, but their partnership suffers a setback her the woman is transferred for alleged misconduct.
Stripped (Country: Israel, Germany; Year: 2018; Director: Yaron Shani; Stars: Laliv Sivan, Bar Gottfried)
Tel Aviv On Fire (Country: Luxembourg, Belgium, Israel, France; Year: 2018; Director: Sameh Zoabi; Writer: Dan Kleinman, Sameh Zoabi; Stars: Kais Nashif, Lubna Azabal, Yaniv Biton, Maisa Abd Elhadi, Nadim Sawalha, Salim Dau, Yousef 'Joe' Sweid, Amer Hlehel, Laëtitia Eïdo, Ashraf Farah, Ula Tabari, Shifi Aloni, Yazan Doubal, Negweny El Assal, Kais Nashif)
Salam, an inexperienced young Palestinian man, becomes a writer on a popular soap opera after a chance meeting with an Israeli soldier, but trouble brews when soldier and the show's backers disagree about how the it should end.
The Truk (L'Enkas) (Country: France, Ukraine; Year: 2018; Director: Sarah Marx; Writer: Hamé Bourokba, Ekoué Labitey, Sarah Marx; Stars: Sandor Funtek, Sandrine Bonnaire, Alexis Manenti, Lauréna Thellier, Virginie Acariès)
An ex-con makes a plan with his friend to travel from rave to rave selling water and Ketamine from their food truck.
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