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The Duke
The Duke
The story of a taxi driver who stole a Goya from London's National Gallery and began to send ransom notes.
The Rossellinis
The Rossellinis
A documentary recounting the lives of Roberto Rossellini's children from the perspective of Alessandro Rossellini, the first grandson of the director.
Laila In Haifa
Laila In Haifa
The interwoven stories of five women are told over the course of a fateful night in a Haifa club.
Mosquito State
Mosquito State
August 2007. Isolated in his austere penthouse overlooking Central Park, obsessive Wall Street data analyst Richard Boca sees ominous patterns. His computer models are behaving erratically, as are the swarms of mosquitos breeding in his apartment, an infestation that attends his psychological meltdown.
Nowhere Special
Nowhere Special
John, a 35-year-old window cleaner, devotes his life to raising his young son Michael as a single dad, but after he's given only a few months to live, he tries to find the perfect set of adoptive parents.
The World To Come
The World To Come
In upstate New York in the 1850s, Abigail begins a new year on the rural farm where she lives with her husband Dyer. But a friendship with the wife of a new neighbour leads to trouble.
Yellow Cat
Yellow Cat
An ex-con goes on the run with his new-found love, while chasing his dream of opening a cinema.
Zanka Contact
Zanka Contact
In hellish Casablanca, a car-crash sets ablaze a burning, passionate love story between has-been rocker Larsen and the streetwise Rajae.
The Ties
The Ties
Naples, early 1980s: Aldo and Vanda’s marriage finds itself on the rocks when Aldo falls in love with the young Lidia. Thirty years later, Aldo and Vanda are still married.
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?
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Venice Film Festival Features

Getting under the Skin
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An enigmatic operation
Kaouther Ben Hania on Wim Delvoye, Shirin Neshat and casting for The Man Who Sold His Skin
A snapshot of memory
Christos Nikou talks about Apples, the pandemic and his upcoming film with Carey Mulligan
Dealing with deals
Kaouther Ben Hania on Alfred Hitchcock, François Truffaut and The Man Who Sold His Skin
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
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