Venice Film Festival 2023

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In The Land Of Saints And Sinners In The Land Of Saints And Sinners
In The Land Of Saints And Sinners and Stolen
Day Of The Fight (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Jack Huston; Writer: Jack Huston; Stars: Ron Perlman, Joe Pesci, Michael Pitt, John Magaro, Anatol Yusef, Jordyn Rax, Nicolette Robinson, Kaili Vernoff, Isa Wnek, Leo Solomon, Tim Gallin, Charles Massey, Billy Griffith, Tom Johnson, Phillip Johnson Richardson)
Follows a boxer on the day of his first fight since getting out of jail.
The Dreamer (L'Homme D'Argile) (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2023; Director: Anaïs Tellenne; Writer: Anaïs Tellenne; Stars: Raphaël Thiéry, Emmanuelle Devos, Marie-Christine Orry, Mireille Pitot, Alexis Louis Lucas, Vincent Thomas, Cesare Capitani, Zoran Boukherma, Ludovic Boukherma, Natasha Cashman)
SYNOPSIS - Raphaël, a one-eyed man, is the caretaker of a mansion where no one lives anymore. Soon to turn 60, he lives with his mother in a small house located at the entrance to the grounds of the stately manor. Between mole hunting, bagpipe practice and the occasional ride in the postwoman’s Kangoo van, the days resemble one another. But one stormy night Garance, the estate’s heiress, comes back to the family’s abode and now nothing will ever be the same again.
Felicità (Country: Italy; Year: 2023; Director: Micaela Ramazzotti; Writer: Isabella Cecchi, Alessandra Guidi; Stars: Micaela Ramazzotti, Anna Galiena, Florence Guérin, Sergio Rubini, Beatrice Vendramin, Massimiliano Tortora, Matteo Olivetti, Pierfrancesco Pappa)
Forever-Forever (Navazhdy-Navazhdy) (Country: Ukraine, Netherlands; Year: 2023; Director: Anna Buryachkova; Writer: Anna Buryachkova, Marina Stepanska; Stars: Zachary Shadrin, Oleksandr Yatsenko, Dasha Zhykharska, Yelyzaveta Tsilyk, Alina Cheban, Arthur Aliiev, Arsenii Markov, Klim Reva, Asia Pshenychna, Daria Malakhova, Daria Zhykharska)
Teenage coming-of-age tale.
In The Land Of Saints And Sinners (Country: Ireland; Year: 2023; Director: Robert Lorenz; Writer: Terry Loane, Mark Michael McNally; Stars: Liam Neeson, Sarah Greene, Kerry Condon, Jack Gleeson, Ciarán Hinds, Conor MacNeill, Colm Meaney, Desmond Eastwood, Seamus O'Hara, Bernadette Carty, James Sadat, Mark O'Regan, Valentine Olukoga, Conor Hamill, James P. McKeever)
A retired assassin finds himself drawn into a game of cat and mouse.
Pet Shop Boys (Country: UK, Italy, US, Mexico; Year: 2023; Director: Olmo Schnabel; Writer: Galen Core, Jack Irv, Olmo Schnabel; Stars: Grace Brennan, Willem Dafoe, Maribel Verdú, Peter Sarsgaard, Angela Sarafyan, Jordi Mollà, Emmanuelle Seigner, Louis Cancelmi, Gustavo Sánchez Parra, Camille Rowe, Gerry Bednob, Dario Yazbek Bernal, Jack Irv, Tal Chatterjee, Kristina Horan)
A pair of men embark on a whirlwind affair in this portrait of relationships in modern New York.
Phantom Youth (Bota Jone) (Country: France, Kosovo; Year: 2023; Director: Luàna Bajrami; Stars: Aurora Ferati, Tristan Halilaj, Albina Krasniqi, Elsa Mala, Gani Rrahmani, Urate Shabani, Don Shala, Armend Smajli)
A pair of friends fall in with a crowd of rebellious youngsters.
The Rescue (El Rapto) (Country: Argentina, US; Year: 2023; Director: Daniela Goggi; Writer: Andrea Garrote, Daniela Goggi; Stars: Rodrigo de la Serna, Julieta Zylberberg, Jorge Marrale, Germán Palacios, Andrea Garrote, Carlos Garmendia)
Julio returns with his family to Argentina after the dictatorship falls. But when his brother is kidnapped, Julio must negotiate with the criminals.
Stolen (Country: India; Year: 2023; Director: Karan Tejpal; Writer: Agadbumb, Gourav Dhingra, Karan Tejpal; Stars: Abhishek Banerjee, Sahidur Rahaman, Mia Maelzer, Harish Khanna, Shubham, Ankit Sain)
Two brothers try to rescue a baby that has been stolen from its mother.

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