Venice Film Festival 2022

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All The Beauty And The Bloodshed (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Laura Poitras; Stars: Nan Goldin)
The story of artist Nan Goldin and the downfall of the Sackler family, the pharmaceutical dynasty often blamed for the US opioid epidemic.
Argentina, 1985 (Country: Argentina, US; Year: 2022; Director: Santiago Mitre; Writer: Mariano Llinás, Santiago Mitre; Stars: Ricardo Darín, Peter Lanzani, Alejandra Flechner, Norman Briski)
A team of lawyers take on the heads of Argentina's bloody military dictatorship during the 1980s in a battle against odds and a race against time.
Athena (Country: France; Year: 2022; Director: Romain Gavras; Writer: Elias Belkeddar, Romain Gavras, Ladj Ly; Stars: Dali Benssalah, Sami Slimane, Anthony Bajon, Ouassini Embarek, Alexis Manenti)
Hours after the tragic death of their youngest brother in unexplained circumstances, three siblings have their lives thrown into chaos.
The Banshees Of Inisherin (Country: Ireland, UK, US; Year: 2022; Director: Martin McDonagh; Writer: Martin McDonagh; Stars: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Kerry Condon, Barry Keoghan, Morse)
Two lifelong friends find themselves at an impasse when one abruptly ends their relationship, with alarming consequences for both of them.
Bardo, False Chronicle Of A Handful Of Truths (Bardo, Falsa Crónica De Unas Cuantas Verdades) (Country: Mexico; Year: 2022; Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu; Writer: Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone; Stars: Daniel Giménez Cacho, Griselda Siciliani, Ximena Lamadrid, Iker Sanchez Solano, Andrés Almeida, Francisco Rubio)
An epic comedy about journalism.
All The Beauty And The Bloodshed All The Beauty And The Bloodshed
All The Beauty And The Bloodshed and Blonde
Beyond The Wall (Shab, Dakheli, Divar) (Country: Iran; Year: 2022; Director: Vahid Jalilvand; Writer: Vahid Jalilvand; Stars: Navid Mohammadzadeh, Diana Habibi, Amir Aghaee)
The life of a blind man starts to fall apart when a wandering woman enters his life.
Blonde (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Andrew Dominik; Writer: Andrew Dominik, based on the book by Joyce Carol Oates; Stars: Ana de Armas, Adrien Brody, Bobby Cannavale, Xavier Samuel, Julianne Nicholson, Lily Fisher)
A fictionalised chronicle of the inner life of Marilyn Monroe.
Bones And All (Country: Italy, US; Year: 2022; Director: Luca Guadagnino; Writer: David Kajganich, based on the book by Camille DeAngelis; Stars: Taylor Russell, Timothée Chalamet, Mark Rylance, André Holland, Chloë Sevigny, Jessica Harper, David Gordon Green, Michael Stuhlbarg, Jake Horowitz)
Maren, a young woman, learns how to survive on the margins of society.
A Couple (Un Couple) (Country: France, US; Year: 2022; Director: Frederick Wiseman; Stars: Nathalie Boutefeu)
The story of the relationship between Leo Tolstoy and his wife Sophia.
The Eternal Daughter (Country: UK, US; Year: 2022; Director: Joanna Hogg; Writer: Joanna Hogg; Stars: Tilda Swinton, Joseph Mydell, Carly-Sophia Davies)
A ghost story about a middle-aged daughter and her elderly mother must confront long-buried secrets when they return to their former family home, a once-grand manor that has become a nearly vacant hotel brimming with mystery.
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Bardo, False Chronicle Of A Handful Of Truths and Bones And All
Il Signore Delle Formiche (Country: Italy; Year: 2022; Director: Gianni Amelio; Writer: Gianni Amelio, Federico Fava, Edoardo Petti; Stars: Luigi Lo Cascio, Elio Germano, Leonardo Maltese, Sara Serraiocco)
Italian poet, playwright and director Aldo Braibanti is jailed in 1968 under a Fascist-era law criminalizing gay activity. The informant is his partner's father, who forces his son to undergo electroshock conversion therapy.
L'immensità (Country: Italy, France; Year: 2022; Director: Emanuele Crialese; Writer: Emanuele Crialese, Francesca Manieri, Vittorio Moroni; Stars: Penélope Cruz, Luana Giuliani, Vincenzo Amato, Patrizio Francioni)
The story of love between Clara and her children, set in Rome in the '70s.
Love Life (Country: Japan, France; Year: 2022; Director: Kôji Fukada; Writer: Kôji Fukada; Stars: Fumino Kimura, Kento Nagayama, Atom Sunada)
Taeko and her husband, Jiro, are living a peaceful existence with son, Keita. A tragic accident brings the boys' father, Park, back into her life, Taeko throws herself into helping this deaf and homeless man to cope with pain and guilt.
Monica (Country: US, Italy; Year: 2022; Director: Andrea Pallaoro; Writer: Andrea Pallaoro, Orlando Tirado; Stars: Trace Lysette, Patricia Clarkson, Adriana Barraza, Emily Browning, Joshua Close)
An intimate portrait of a woman who returns home to care for her dying mother.
Other People's Children (Les Enfants Des Autres) (Country: France; Year: 2022; Director: Rebecca Zlotowski; Writer: Rebecca Zlotowski; Stars: Virginie Efira, Roschdy Zem, Chiara Mastroianni, Callie Ferreira)
A childless woman forms a deep bond with her boyfriend's young daughter.
The Banshees Of Inisherin The Banshees Of Inisherin
The Banshees Of Inisherin and Saint Omer
Saint Omer (Country: France; Year: 2022; Director: Alice Diop; Writer: Alice Diop, Marie N'Diaye; Stars: Kayije Kagame, Guslagie Malanda, Valérie Dréville, Aurélia Petit)
A novelist who attends the trial of Laurence Coly at the Saint-Omer Criminal Court tries to use her story to write a modern-day adaptation of the ancient myth of Medea, but things don't go as expected.
The Son (Country: UK; Year: 2022; Director: Florian Zeller; Writer: Christopher Hampton, based on the play by Florian Zeller; Stars: Hugh Jackman, Laura Dern, Vanessa Kirby, Zen McGrath, Anthony Hopkins, Hugh Quarshie)
Peter's busy life with new wife Beth and their baby is thrown into disarray when his ex-wife Kate comes to him with concerns about their teenage son, Nicholas.
Tár (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Todd Field; Writer: Todd Field; Stars: Cate Blanchett, Noémie Merlant, Nina Hoss, Sophie Kauer, Mila Bogojevic, Sylvia Flote, Sydney Lemmon, Mark Strong, Allan Corduner, Zethphan D. Smith-Gneist, Adam Gopnik)
Set in the international world of classical music, this film centres on Lydia Tár. widely considered one of the greatest living composer/conductors and first-ever female chief conductor of a major German orchestra.
The Whale (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Darren Aronofsky; Writer: Samuel D Hunter; Stars: Brendan Fraser, Sadie Sink, Hong Chau, Samantha Morton, Ty Simpkins)
A reclusive English teacher living with severe obesity attempts to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter for one last chance at redemption.
White Noise (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Noah Baumbach; Writer: Noah Baumbach, based on the book by Don DeLillo; Stars: Adam Driver, Greta Gerwig, Don Cheadle, Raffey Cassidy, Sam Nivola, May Nivola, Jodie Turner-Smith, André L. Benjamin and Lars Eidinger, Barbara Sukowa)
An Eighties American family attempts to deal with the mundane conflicts of everyday life while grappling with the universal mysteries of love, death, and the possibility of happiness in an uncertain world.

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