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The 78th edition of the Venice Film Festival ran from September 1 to 11. Director Ridley Scott received the Glory to the Filmmaker prize and production designer Marcus Rowland received the Passion For Cinema award. The Golden Lion was won by French film Happening, directed by Audrey Diwan. Read about all the winners here.
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- Biennale College Cinema
- Critics' Week
- Orizzonti Extra
- Out of Competition
- Venice Days
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Venice Latest Reviews
A documentary portrait of the famous film director.
A blind man with MS encounters trouble on a day trip to visit a friend he has never met.
Trouble brews at a secluded exclusive summer camp in the Mexican countryside for boys from a prestigious private school.
Homage to director Sergio Corbucci led by Quentin Tarantino.
A sound designer finds herself out of step with the world as her brain begins to deliver sound on a delay.
Jamila is an exuberant Moroccan girl with street smarts, who seems to have enormous potential to achieve great things - or else trigger mega-disasters. Californie follows her day in and day out from age 9 to 14, in the small town in southern Italy where she lives.
The singer of a banned punk band is taken to a psychiatric hospital in an attempt to silence him.
Julie goes to great lengths to raise her two children in the countryside while keeping her job in a Parisian luxury hotel. When she finally gets a job interview for a position she had long been hoping for, a national strike breaks out, leading to a race against time.
Less than a year ago, Greta's son mysteriously disappeared by the sea. As she and her husband Bruno are struggling with grief, Bruno claims to have seen something that confirms the locals' rumours: the appearance of a strange shape coming from the sea.
A mayor in the final term of her political career faces a choice between integrity and ambition.
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