Venice Film Festival 2022

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Wolf And Dog Wolf And Dog
Wolf And Dog and The Maiden
Bentu (Country: Italy; Year: 2022; Director: Salvatore Mereu; Writer: Salvatore Mereu; Stars: Peppeddu Cuccu, Giovanni Porcu)
Drama about a farmer and his simple life on this farm.
Blue Jean (Country: UK; Year: 2022; Director: Georgia Oakley; Writer: Georgia Oakley; Stars: Rosy McEwen, Kerrie Hayes, Lydia Page, Stacy Abalogun, Deka Walmsley, Amy Booth-Steel, Gavin Kitchen, Farrah Cave, Lucy Halliday, Lainey Shaw, Aoife Kennan, Elizabeth Shaw, Edmund Wiseman, Emily Fairweather, Kate Soulsby)
A schoolteacher is forced to live a double life against the backdrop of Thatcher's Britain.
The Damned Don't Cry (Les Damnes ne pleurent pas) (Country: France, Belgium, Morocco; Year: 2022; Director: Fyzal Boulifa; Writer: Fyzal Boulifa; Stars: Abdellah El Hajjouji, Antoine Reinartz, Aicha Tebbae)
Selim follows his mother from place to place, forever trying to outrun the latest scandal she's been caught up in. When they arrive in Tangier, new opportunities will give them a shot at the legitimacy they each crave – but not without threatening their fragile love for one another.
Dirty Difficult Dangerous (Country: France, Italy, Lebanon; Year: 2022; Director: Wissam Charaf; Writer: Wissam Charaf, Hala Dabaji, Mariette Désert; Stars: Clara Couturet, Ziad Jallad, Rifaat Tarabay, Darina Al Joundi, Kawsie Chandra)
An impossible love blossoms between a Syrian refugee and a migrant Ethiopian worker as he is inflicted by a mysterious illness and she tries to free herself from her employers.
The Last Queen (Country: Algeria, France, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Taiwan; Year: 2022; Director: Adila Bendimerad, Damien Ounouri; Writer: Adila Bendimerad, Damien Ounouri; Stars: Dali Benssalah, Adila Bendimerad, Dimitri Boetto)
Algeria, 1516. The pirate Aroudj Barbarossa frees Algiers from the tyranny of the Spanish and seizes power over the kingdom. Rumor has it he murdered King Salim Toumi, despite their alliance. Against all odds, one woman will stand up to him: Queen Zaphira.
Blue Jean Blue Jean
Blue Jean and The Damned Don't Cry
The Listener (Year: 2022; Director: Steve Buscemi; Writer: Alessandro Camon; Stars: Tessa Thompson)
The story of a helpline volunteer's life comes to light over the course of a shift.
Closing film. Out of competition
The Maiden (Country: Canada; Year: 2022; Director: Graham Foy; Writer: Graham Foy; Stars: Jackson Sluiter, Marcel T Jiménez, Hayley Ness)
The lives of three suburban teenagers intersect.
Ordinary Failures (Country: Czech Republic, Italy, Hungary, Slovakia; Year: 2022; Director: Cristina Grosan; Writer: Klára Vlasáková; Stars: Vica Kerekes, Tatjana Medvecká, Petra Buckova, Jana Plodková, Jana Stryková, Tereza Hofová, Martina Babisova, Rostislav Novák Jr., Beata Kanokova, Jirí Simek, Radka Caldová, Hana Drozdová, Marta Matová, Simon Bilina, Nora Klimesová)
As their world descends into chaos, the three women struggle to find their place in life.
Padre Pio (Country: Canada; Year: 2022; Director: Anthony Sarracco; Writer: Anthony Sarracco; Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Marco Leonardi, Luca Lionello, Ignazio Oliva, Alessandro Cremona, Brando Pacitto, Roberta Mattei, Martina Gatti, Michelangelo Dalisi, Carla De Girolamo)
Drama about the life of the Catholic monk who became a saint.
Stonewalling (Country: China; Year: 2022; Director: Huang Ji, Ryûji Otsuka; Stars: Honggui Yao)
A young flight-attendant-in-training’s plans to finish college are thrown into doubt when she discovers she’s pregnant.
Wolf And Dog (Country: Portugal; Year: 2022; Director: Cláudia Varejão; Writer: Leda Cartum, Cláudia Varejão; Stars: Ana Cabral, Ruben Pimenta, Cristiana Branquinho, Marlene Cordeiro, João Tavares, Nuno Ferreira, Mário Jorge Oliveira, Luísa Alves, Maria Furtado, Tomás Furtado de Melo, Emanuel Macedo)
A girl begins to question the world around her through her friendship with her gay best friend.

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