The 77th edition of the Italian film festival is planned as a physical edition. It is the first major festival since Berlin, back in February, to go ahead because of the pandemic.

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Gaza Mon Amour
Gaza Mon Amour
Gaza, today. Sixty-year-old sherman Issa is secretly in love with Siham, a woman who works as a dressmaker at the market. Finally determined to propose, he discovers an ancient statue of Apollo in his fishing net, which he decides to hide at home. When Hamas discovers the existence of this mysterious treasure, troubles start for Issa... Will he succeed in declaring his love to Siham?
Lovers
Lovers
An inseparable couple are forced apart following a crime... and meet again by chance three years later.
Pieces Of A Woman
Pieces Of A Woman
Martha and Sean Carson are a Boston couple on the verge of parenthood whose lives change irrevocably during a home birth at the hands of a flustered midwife.
Run Hide Fight
Run Hide Fight
A teenager facing grief after the death of her mum is caught up in a school shooting and siege.
Apples
Apples
A man caught up in an amnesia pandemic tries to construct a new life for himself.
The Man Who Sold His Skin
The Man Who Sold His Skin
Sam Ali, a young sensitive and impulsive Syrian, left his country for Lebanon to escape the war. He finds himself turned into a work of art by a tattoo artist...but at what cost.
Night Of The Kings
Night Of The Kings
A young man is sent to La Maca, a prison of Ivory Coast in the middle of the forest ruled by its prisoners. With the red moon rising, he is designated by the Boss to be the new Roman and must tell a story to the other prisoners.
Quo Vadis, Aida
Quo Vadis, Aida
A UN translator in Srebrenica when the Serbian army takes over the town faces a difficult choice.
One Night In Miami
One Night In Miami
In the aftermath of Cassius Clay’s defeat of Sonny Liston in 1964, the young boxer meets with friends Malcolm X, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown to decide the course of his life, and possibly that of civil rights history.
The Wasteland
The Wasteland
A hard-working brick factory worker faces the closure of his workplace and the fading of his dreams
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Venice Film Festival Features

A snapshot of memory
Christos Nikou talks about Apples, the pandemic and his upcoming film with Carey Mulligan
An act of love
Gianfranco Rosi on editing Notturno
Scoring Nomadland
Chloé Zhao on singer/songwriter Cat Clifford and the music of Ludovico Einaudi
Bringing life to Ghosts
Azra Deniz Okyay tell us about shooting her Istanbul drama

Venice Film Festival News

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Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

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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