Venice Film Festival 2018

View other Venice Film Festival Films by strand: Biennale College - Cinema, Competition, Horizons, Out of Competition, Sconfini, Venice Days

They Live They Live
They Live and Last Year In Marienbad
24/25 Il Fotograma in Piu (Country: Italy; Year: 2018; Director: Federico Pontiggia, Giancarlo Rolandi; Writer: Federico Pontiggia, Giancarlo Rolandi, Gianluca Russo; Stars: Corrado Augias, Giuseppe Tornatore, Corrado Augias, Giuseppe Tornatore)
Documentary
Adieu Philippine (Country: France, Italy; Year: 1962; Director: Jacques Rozier; Writer: Michèle O'Glor, Jacques Rozier; Stars: Jean-Claude Aimini, Daniel Descamps, Stefania Sabatini, Yveline Céry, Vittorio Caprioli, David Tonelli, Annie Markhan, André Tarroux, Christian Longuet, Michel Soyet, Arlette Gilbert, Maurice Garrel, Jeanne Pérez, Charles Lavialle, Patricia Andrieux)
When a man due to be drafted to the Algerian War goes on holiday, two girls he has flirted with follow him.
The Ascent (Voskhozhdenie) (Country: Soviet Union; Year: 1976; Director: Larisa Shepitko; Writer: Vasiliy Bykov, Yuri Klepikov, Larisa Shepitko; Stars: Boris Plotnikov, Vladimir Gostyukhin, Sergey Yakovlev, Lyudmila Polyakova, Viktoriya Goldentul, Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Mariya Vinogradova, Nikolai Sektimenko, Sergei Kanishchev)
The biblical story of Christ and Judas set in wartime winter Belarus.
The Brick And The Mirror (Khesht va ayeneh) (Country: Iran; Year: 1965; Director: Ebrahim Golestan; Writer: Ebrahim Golestan; Stars: Taji Ahmadi, Zackaria Hashemi, Goli Bozorgmehr, Masoud Faghih, Parviz Fanizadeh, Manuchehr Farid, Ghaffar Hosseinpoor, Mohamad Ali Keshavarz, Jamshid Mashayekhi, Mehri Mehrinia, Akbar Meshkin, Jalal Moghadam, Pari Saberi, Forugh Farrokhzad, Ebrahim Golestan)
After a woman leaves a child in the backseat of a cab, the driver goes on a nighttime odyssey.
Death In Venice (Morte A Venezia) (Country: Italy, France; Year: 1971; Director: Luchino Visconti; Writer: Luchino Visconti, based on the book by Thomas Mann.; Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Björn Andrésen, Silvana Mangano, Romolo Valli, Nora Ricci)
An ageing composer becomes obsessed with a beautiful teenage boy as cholera ravages the City of Bridges.
Living The Light - Robby Müller Living The Light - Robby Müller
Living The Light - Robby Müller and Some Like It Hot
Friedkin Uncut (Country: Italy; Year: 2018; Director: Francesco Zippel; Writer: Francesco Zippel; Stars: Quentin Tarantino, Matthew McConaughey, Juno Temple, Wes Anderson, Gina Gershon, Michael Shannon, Edgar Wright, Ellen Burstyn, Francis Ford Coppola, Damien Chazelle, William Friedkin, William Petersen, Dario Argento, Caleb Deschanel, Zubin Mehta)
Documentary about the US film director.
The Golem (Der Golem - Wie Er In Die Welt Kam) (Country: Germany; Year: 1920; Director: Carl Boese, Paul Wegener; Writer: Henrik Galeen, Paul Wegener; Stars: Paul Wegener, Albert Steinrück, Lyda Salmonova, Ernst Deutsch, Hans Stürm, Max Kronert, Otto Gebühr, Dore Paetzold, Lothar Müthel, Greta Schröder, Loni Nest, Carl Ebert, Fritz Feld, Ursula Nest, Paul Wegener)
The Great Buster: A Celebration (Year: 2018; Director: Peter Bogdanovich)
Tribute to silent star Keaton.
Hell Without Limits (El Lugar Sin Limites) (Country: Mexico; Year: 1978; Director: Arturo Ripstein; Writer: José Donoso, José Donoso, José Emilio Pacheco, Manuel Puig, Arturo Ripstein; Stars: Lucha Villa, Ana Martín, Gonzalo Vega, Julián Pastor, Carmen Salinas, Fernando Soler, Emma Roldán, Blanca Torres, Marta Aura, Agustín Silva, Socorro de la Campa, Francisco Llopis, Hortensia Santoveña, Nery Ruiz, Tere Olmedo)
Trouble brews in a Mexican town, where a rich man needs only to buy the local cathouse to own all the buildings in the pueblo.
Humberto Mauro (Country: Brazil; Year: 2018; Director: André Di Mauro)
Documentary portrait of the Brazilian film director.
Death In Venice Death In Venice
Death In Venice and Women Making Films: A New Road Movie Through CInema
Il Posto (Country: Italy; Year: 1961; Director: Ermanno Olmi; Writer: Ettore Lombardo, Ermanno Olmi; Stars: Loredana Detto, Sandro Panseri, Corrado Aprile, Guido Chiti, Tullio Kezich, Bice Melegari, Mara Revel, Guido Spadea, Loredana Detto, Sandro Panseri, Corrado Aprile, Guido Chiti, Tullio Kezich, Bice Melegari, Mara Revel)
Drama about two Italian youths seeking a job for life.
Last Year In Marienbad (L'Année Dernière A Marienbad, Last Year At Marienbad) (Country: France, Italy; Year: 1961; Director: Alain Resnais; Writer: Alain Robbe-Grillet; Stars: Delphine Seyrig, Giorgio Albertazzi, Sacha Pitoëff, Françoise Bertin, Luce Garcia-Ville, Héléna Kornel, François Spira, Karin Toche-Mittler, Pierre Barbaud, Wilhelm von Deek, Jean Lanier)
A man tries to convince a woman that they had an affair the year before.
Living The Light - Robby Müller (Country: Netherlands, Germany; Year: 2018; Director: Claire Pijman; Stars: Steve McQueen, Robby Müller, Wim Wenders, Steve McQueen, Robby Müller, Wim Wenders)
Documentary about the director of photography, featuring his personal archive.
Love, Thy Name Be Sorrow (Mad Fox, Koi Ya Koi Nasuna Koi) (Country: Japan; Year: 1962; Director: Tomu Uchida; Writer: Yoshikata Yoda; Stars: Hashizô Ôkawa, Michiko Saga, Ryûnosuke Tsukigata, Kensaku Hara, Sumiko Hidaka, Yoshi Katô, Chôichirô Kawarasaki, Eitarô Ozawa, Kenji Susukida, Jun Usami, Eijirô Yanagi, Hashizô Ôkawa, Michiko Saga, Ryûnosuke Tsukigata, Kensaku Hara)
Nice Girls Don't Stay For Breakfast (Year: 2017; Director: Bruce Weber)
Filmed portrait of the star.
The Naked City (Country: US; Year: 1948; Director: Jules Dassin; Writer: Albert Maltz, Malvin Wald; Stars: Barry Fitzgerald, Howard Duff, Dorothy Hart, Don Taylor, Frank Conroy, Ted de Corsia, House Jameson, Anne Sargent, Adelaide Klein, Grover Burgess, Tom Pedi, Enid Markey, Mark Hellinger, Jean Adair, Celia Adler)
After a model is murdered, a string of people fall under suspicion.
The Night Of The Shooting Stars (Country: Italy; Year: 1982; Director: Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani; Writer: Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani, Giuliani G. De Negri, Tonino Guerra; Stars: Omero Antonutti, Margarita Lozano, Claudio Bigagli, Miriam Guidelli, Massimo Bonetti, Enrica Maria Modugno, Sabina Vannucchi, Giorgio Naddi, Renata Zamengo, Micol Guidelli, Massimo Sarchielli, Giovanni Guidelli, Mario Spallino, Paolo Hendel, Leila Amodeo)
A group of Italians flee their town after hearing rumours of a Nazi invasion.
The Night Porter (Country: Italy; Year: 1974; Director: Liliana Cavani; Writer: Liliana Cavani, Italo Moscati, Barbara Alberti, Amedeo Pagani, Liliana Cavani, Barbara Alberti, Amedeo Pagani; Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Charlotte Rampling, Philippe Leroy, Gabriele Ferzetti, Giuseppe Addobbati, Isa Miranda, Nino Bignamini, Marino Masé, Amedeo Amodio, Piero Vida, Geoffrey Copleston, Manfred Freyberger, Ugo Cardea, Hilda Gunther, Nora Ricci)
Thirteen years after the Second World War, a camp survivor meets her tormentor again and they fall back into a sado-masochistic relationship
Nothing Sacred (Country: US; Year: 1937; Director: William A Wellman; Writer: Ben Hecht, James Street, David O. Selznick, Robert Carson, Moss Hart, Sidney Howard, George S. Kaufman, Ring Lardner Jr., George Oppenheimer, Budd Schulberg, William A. Wellman; Stars: Carole Lombard, Fredric March, Charles Winninger, Walter Connolly, Sig Ruman, Frank Fay, Troy Brown Sr., Maxie Rosenbloom, Margaret Hamilton, Olin Howland, Raymond Scott and His Quintet, Monica Bannister, Bobby Barber, Billy Barty, Tommy E. Baughner)
Screwball comedy, sees woman diagnosed with a terminal case of radium poisoning seize on a chance to go to New York.
Some Like It Hot (Country: USA; Year: 1959; Director: Billy Wilder; Writer: Billy Wilder, IAL Diamond, Robert Thoeren, Michael Logan; Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft, Pat O'Brien, Joe E. Brown, Nehemiah Persoff, Joan Shawlee, Billy Gray, George E. Stone, Dave Barry, Mike Mazurki, Harry Wilson, Beverly Wills, Barbara Drew)
Classic cross-dressing comedy as two unemployed musicians go on the run from gangsters in an all-girl band.
Street Of Shame (Country: Japan; Year: 1956; Director: Kenji Mizoguchi; Writer: Masashige Narusawa, Yoshiko Shibaki; Stars: Machiko Kyô, Ayako Wakao, Michiyo Kogure, Aiko Mimasu, Kenji Sugawara, Yasuko Kawakami, Eitarô Shindô, Bontarô Miake, Haruo Tanaka, Sadako Sawamura, Daisuke Katô, Hisao Toake, Jun Tatara, Osamu Maruyama, Hiroko Machida)
Drama centring on the lives of five prostitutes.
They Live (Country: US; Year: 1988; Director: John Carpenter; Writer: Frank Armitage; Stars: Roddy Piper, Keith David, Meg Foster, Peter Jason, George ‘Buck’ Flower, Raymond St Jacques)
Alien conspiracy to brainwash California is exposed by looking at life through "magic" sunglasses.
Women Making Films: A New Road Movie Through CInema (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: Mark Cousins; Stars: Mania Akbari, Clio Barnard, Antonia Bird, Jane Campion, Maya Deren, Safi Faye, Pirjo Honkasalo, Ann Hui, Angelina Jolie, Marva Nabili, Sumitra Peries, Sally Potter, Lynne Ramsay, Tilda Swinton, Kinuyo Tanaka)
Celebration of female filmmakers.
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