Venice Film Festival 2020

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Ghosts Ghosts
Ghosts and The Flood Won't Come
50 Or Two Whales Meet On The Beach (50 (o dos ballenas se encuentran en la playa)) (Year: 2020; Director: Jorge Cuchi; Writer: Jorge Cuchi; Stars: José Antonio Toledano, Karla Coronado, Gerardo Trejoluna, José Antonio Toledano, Karla Coronado, Gerardo Trejoluna)
Bad Roads (Pohany Dorogi) (Country: Ukraine; Year: 2020; Director: Natalya Vorozhbit; Writer: Natalya Vorozhbit, Natalya Vorozhbit; Stars: Zoya Baranovskaya, Vladimir Gurin, Maryna Klimova, Igor Koltovskyy, Yuri Kulinich, Andrey Lelyukh, Yuliya Matrosova, Anastasia Parshina, Sergei Solovyov, Oksana Voronina, Ekaterina Zhdanovich, Anna Zhurakovskaya, Zoya Baranovskaya, Vladimir Gurin, Maryna Klimova)
Four short stories are set along the roads of Donbass during the war.
The Book Of Vision (Country: Italy, UK, Belgium; Year: 2020; Director: Carlo Hintermann; Writer: Carlo Hintermann, Marco Saura; Stars: Charles Dance, Lotte Verbeek, Sverrir Gudnason, Filippo Nigro, Isolda Dychauk, Rocco Gottlieb, Justin Korovkin, Douglas Dean, Vera Graziadei, Marco Quaglia, Abel Tesch, Giselda Volodi, Charles Dance, Lotte Verbeek, Sverrir Gudnason)
The life of a promising young doctor in the present day and that of an 18th-century Prussian physician blend together.
Opening film
The Flood Won't Come (Country: Lithuania; Year: 2020; Director: Marat Sargsyan; Writer: Marat Sargsyan; Stars: Valentinas Masalskis, Petras Simonis, Sarunas Zenkevicius, Sigitas Rackys, Remigijus Vilkaitis, Petras Simonis, Valentinas Masalskis, Sarunas Zenkevicius, Sigitas Rackys, Remigijus Vilkaitis)
A war-weary general oversees his troops close to home.
Ghosts (Hayaletler) (Country: Turkey, France, Qatar; Year: 2020; Director: Azra Deniz Okyay; Writer: Azra Deniz Okyay; Stars: Nalan Kuruçim, Beril Kayar, Emrah Ozdemir, Dilayda Günes, Nalan Kuruçim, Beril Kayar, Emrah Ozdemir, Dilayda Günes)
Four lives intersect on day in Istanbul.
The Rossellinis (Country: Latvia, Italy; Year: 2020; Director: Alessandro Rossellini; Writer: Andrea Paolo Massara, Alessandro Rossellini, Davis Simanis Jr.; Stars: Caleb Lane, Alessandro Rossellini, Isabella Rossellini, Isotta Rossellini, Nur Rossellini, Renzo Rossellini, Roberto Rossellini, Roberto Rossellini, Robin Rossellini, Tommaso Rossellini, Elettra Wiedemann, Caleb Lane, Alessandro Rossellini, Isabella Rossellini, Isotta Rossellini)
A consideration of the Italian director's uneasy legacy as seen through the eyes of his extended family.
Closing film
Shorta (Country: Denmark; Year: 2020; Director: Frederik Louis Hviid, Anders Ølholm; Writer: Anders Ølholm, Frederik Louis Hviid, Anders Ølholm; Stars: Jacob Lohmann, Simon Sears, Tarek Zayat, Issa Khattab, Özlem Saglanmak, Arian Kashef, Josephine Park, Dulfi Al-Jabouri, Michael Brostrup, Abdelmalik Dhaflaoui, Imad Abul-Foul, Anne Plauborg, Morten Brovn Jørgensen, Ibrahim Asmaa Ahmad, Hanin Georgis)
After a teenager dies in police custody, a pair of cops find themselves in trouble in the ghetto.
Thou Shalt Not Hate (Non odiare) (Country: Italy, Poland; Year: 2020; Director: Mauro Mancini; Writer: Davide Lisino, Davide Lisino, Mauro Mancini, Mauro Mancini; Stars: Alessandro Gassmann, Sara Serraiocco, Luka, Lorenzo Buonora, Lorenzo Acquaviva, Cosimo Fusco, Gabriele Sangrigoli, Antonio Scarpa, Alessandro Gassmann, Sara Serraiocco, Luka, Lorenzo Buonora, Lorenzo Acquaviva, Cosimo Fusco, Gabriele Sangrigoli)
A Jewish surgeon is filled with guilt after the discovery of a Nazi tattoo leads him to abandon a man to his fate.
Topside (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Celine Held, Logan George; Writer: Celine Held, Logan George; Stars: Zhaila Farmer, Celine Held, Jared Abrahamson, Fatlip)
Deep in the underbelly of New York City, a five year-old girl and her mother live among a community that has claimed the abandoned subway tunnels as their home. After a sudden police-mandated eviction, the pair are forced to flee above ground into a brutal winter night.
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