Venice Film Festival 2020

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The Whaler Boy The Whaler Boy
The Whaler Boy and 200 Meters
200 Meters (Country: Palestine; Year: 2020; Director: Ameen Nayfeh; Writer: Ameen Nayfeh; Stars: Ali Suliman, Anna Unterberger, Motaz Malhees, Lana Zreik, Gassan Abbas, Ali Suliman, Anna Unterberger, Motaz Malhees, Lana Zreik, Gassan Abbas)
A man from the West Bank finds himself taking the smuggling route to Israel to be with his family.
Conference (Country: Russia, Estonia, United Kingdom, Italy; Year: 2020; Director: Ivan I Tverdovskiy; Writer: Ivan I Tverdovskiy; Stars: Filipp Avdeev, Natalya Tsvetkova, Natalya Pavlenkova, Natalya Potapova, Yan Tsapnik, Aleksandr Zlatopolskiy, Natalya Batrak, Olga Lapshina, Anna Slyu, Aleksandr Semchev, Kseniya Zueva, Oleg Feoktistov, Aleksandr Golubkov, Roman Shmakov, Elena Nesterova)
A nun is sent to Moscow to organise a memorial evening 17 years after a terror attack, through the course of the film we learn the details of her personal story.
The New Gospel (Das Neue Evangelium) (Country: Germany, Switzerland, Italy; Year: 2020; Director: Milo Rau; Writer: Milo Rau; Stars: Yvan Sagnet, Maia Morgenstern, Enrique Irazoqui, Marcello Fonte, Yvan Sagnet, Maia Morgenstern, Enrique Irazoqui, Marcello Fonte)
Hybrid documentary about the life of Jesus and the current struggles of migrant workers in Italy.
Preparations To Be Together For An Unknown Period Of Time (Country: Hungary; Year: 2020; Director: Lili Horvát; Writer: Lili Horvát; Stars: Natasa Stork, Viktor Bodó, Benett Vilmányi, Zsolt Nagy, Péter Tóth, Andor Lukáts, Attila Mokos, Linda Moshier, Júlia Ladányi, Réka Pelsöczy, Anna Kis, Ernö Sebö, Viktória Végvári, Ádám Bethlenfalvy, János Nemes)
A lonely neurosurgeon falls in love but when she moves to Budapest to be with him, the love of her life says they've never met before.
The Whaler Boy (Kitoboy) (Country: Russia, Poland, Belgium; Year: 2020; Director: Philipp Yuryev; Writer: Philipp Yuryev; Stars: Vladimir Onokhov, Kristina Asmus, Vladimir Lyubimtsev, Nikolay Tatato, Arieh Worthalter, Maria Chuprinskaia)
A teenager embarks on an unexpected journey after becoming obsessed with an erotic webcam girl.

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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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