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The 76th edition of the festival - which runs from August 28 to September 7 - will open with Hirokazu Kore-eda's The Truth (La vérité), starring Catherine Deneuve, Juliette Binoche and Ethan Hawke. The Burnt Orange Heresy directed by Giuseppe Capotondi.
Director Pedro Almodovar and actress Julie Andrews will receive Golden Lions for achievement. Cinematographer Bigazzi (The Great Beauty) will also be honoured with the Campari Passion For Film award.
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An astronaut travels to the outer edge of the solar system in a bid to find his missing father and ensure the survival of the planet.
Following exposure to a mysterious gas, a man begins to shrink - and doesn't stop.
After being caught up in a violent crash, a quiet man with a struggling marriage discovers a cult of car crash sex fetishists.
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Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
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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