Venice Film Festival 2018

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José José
José and Joy
Domingo (Country: Brazil, France; Year: 2018; Director: Clara Linhart, Fellipe Barbosa)
Trouble brews at New Year for a bourgeois family gathering.
Emma Peeters (Country: Belgium; Year: 2018; Director: Nicole Palo; Writer: Nicole Palo; Stars: Andréa Ferréol, Monia Chokri, Fabrice Adde, Stéphanie Crayencour, Jean-Henri Compère, Hervé Piron, Aran Bertetto, Anne Sylvain, Romain David, Jean-Noël Delfanne, Andréa Ferréol, Monia Chokri, Fabrice Adde, Stéphanie Crayencour, Jean-Henri Compère)
Emma Peeters will soon be 35 and has yet to accomplish something. After years of hardship in Paris in trying to become an actress, an idea strikes her fancy: ending her life in a week’s time, on her birthday. In the process Emma meets Alex Bodart, a fanciful funeral home employee who will help her in her reckless endeavor.
Graves Without A Name (Country: Cambodia, France; Year: 2018; Director: Rithy Panh; Writer: Rithy Panh, Agnès Sénémaud)
A 13-year-old boy, who lost most of his family in the Cambodian genocide, begins a search for their graves.
José (Country: Guatemala, US; Year: 2018; Director: Li Cheng; Writer: Li Cheng, George F. Roberson; Stars: Enrique Salanic, Manolo Herrera, Ana Cecilia Mota, Jhakelyn Waleska Gonzalez Gonzalez, Esteban Lopez Ramirez, Cesar Lorenzo Yojcom Candido, Juan Andres Molina Cardona, Alba Irene Lemus, Carlos Humberto Fuentes Maldonado, Jennifer Cecilia Amoia Mota, Evelyn Celinda Bautista Torres, Jashua Belvino Argueta Mejia, Valeria Maribel Xutuc Reyes, Mytian Ticas, Rony Andres Saavedra)
A working class gay young man faces tough choices after he falls for a builder.
Joy (Country: Austria; Year: 2018; Director: Sudabeh Mortezai; Stars: Joy Alphonsus, Mariam Precious Sanusi, Angela Ekeleme)
Drama about a woman caught up in the world of sex trafficking.
Keep Going Keep Going
Keep Going and Real Love
Keep Going (Continuer) (Country: Belgium, France; Year: 2018; Director: Joachim Lafosse; Writer: Joachim Lafosse, Laurent Mauvignier; Stars: Virginie Efira, Kacey Mottet Klein, Diego Martín, Virginie Efira, Kacey Mottet Klein, Diego Martín)
A mother and son take a horseback journey in Kyrgyzstan in a bid to improve their relationship.
Pearl (Country: Switzerland, France; Year: 2018; Director: Elsa Amiel; Writer: Elsa Amiel, Laurent Larivière; Stars: Julia Föry, Peter Mullan, Vidal Arzoni, Arieh Worthalter, Agata Buzek, Julia Föry, Peter Mullan, Vidal Arzoni, Arieh Worthalter, Agata Buzek)
Drama set in the world of female bodybuilding.
Real Love (C'est ca l'amour) (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2018; Director: Claire Burger; Writer: Claire Burger; Stars: Bouli Lanners, Justine Lacroix, Sarah Henochsberg, Cécile Rémy-Boutang, Antonia Buresi, Célia Mayer, Lorenzo Demanget, Tiago Gandra, Laure Ballarin, Jean-Claude Acquaviva, François Aragni, Paul Giansily, Stéphane Serra, Jean Sicurani, Maxime Vuillamier)
Drama about a single dad trying to raise his two daughters.
Ricordi? (Country: Italy, France; Year: 2018; Director: Valerio Mieli; Writer: Valerio Mieli; Stars: Linda Caridi, Anna Manuelli, Luca Marinelli)
Drama.
Screwdriver (Mafak) (Country: Palestine, US, Qatar; Year: 2018; Director: Bassam Jarbawi; Writer: Bassam Jarbawi; Stars: Ziad Bakri, Areen Omari, Jameel Khoury, Yasmine Qaddumi, Mariam Basha, Amir Khoury, Ziad Bakri, Areen Omari, Jameel Khoury, Yasmine Qaddumi, Mariam Basha, Amir Khoury)
After fifteen years of imprisonment, Ziad struggles to adjust to modern Palestinian life as the hero everyone hails him to be.
Three Adventures Of Brooke (Country: China, Malaysia; Year: 2018; Director: Sissi Deng; Writer: Sissi Deng; Stars: Fangyi Xu, Pascal Greggory, Ribbon Ooi, Fangyi Xu, Pascal Greggory, Ribbon Ooi)
A girl has three adventures as a result of a blown tyre.
Ville Neuve (Country: Canada; Year: 2018; Director: Félix Dufour-Laperrière; Writer: Félix Dufour-Laperrière; Stars: Robert Lalonde, Johanne-Marie Tremblay, Théodore Pellerin, Gildor Roy, Paul Ahmarani, Robert Lalonde, Johanne-Marie Tremblay, Théodore Pellerin, Gildor Roy, Paul Ahmarani)
Animation set against the run-up to Quebec's independence referendum.
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