Venice Film Festival 2023

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Society Of The Snow Society Of The Snow
Society Of The Snow and The Wonderful Story Of Henry Sugar
Aggro Dr1ft (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Harmony Korine; Stars: Jordi Mollà, Travis Scott)
An action-movie miasma of skulls and swords, masks and machine guns, strippers and mobsters, horned demons and hot cars.
Amor (Country: Italy, Lithuania; Year: 2023; Director: Virginia Eleuteri Serpieri)
Twenty-five years have passed since Teresa took her own life in the Tiber River. Virginia, her daughter, remembers her as she crosses the city at night. The images of her mother are like pieces of a puzzle that add to those of Rome.
The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: William Friedkin; Writer: Herman Wouk; Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Jason Clarke, Jake Lacy, Monica Raymund, Lance Reddick, Lewis Pullman, Elizabeth Anweis, Tom Riley, Francois Battiste, Gabe Kessler, Jay Duplass, Gina Garcia-Sharp, Stephanie Erb, Dale Dye, Denzel Johnson)
Retelling of the classic ship rebellion.
Coup De Chance (Country: France, US, UK; Year: 2023; Director: Woody Allen; Writer: Woody Allen; Stars: Lou de Laâge, Valérie Lemercier, Melvil Poupaud, Niels Schneider, Grégory Gadebois, Guillaume de Tonquédec, Elsa Zylberstein, Anne Loiret, Sara Martins, Arnaud Viard, William Nadylam, Jeanne Bournaud, Yannick Choirat, Philippe Uchan, Benoît Forgeard)
A perfect couple's idyll is threatened when the woman crosses paths with an old high school friend.
Daaaaaali! (Country: France; Year: 2023; Director: Quentin Dupieux; Writer: Quentin Dupieux; Stars: Romain Duris, Pierre Niney, Gilles Lellouche, Anaïs Demoustier, Alain Chabat, Jonathan Cohen, Pio Marmaï, Edouard Baer, Didier Flamand, Jérôme Niel, Hakim Jemili, Agnès Hurstel, Nicolas Carpentier, Tom Dingler, Marc Fraize)
A journalist meets Salvador Dali several times as part of a documentary project.
Aggro Dr1ft Aggro Dr1ft
Aggro Dr1ft and Hit Man
Enzo Jannacci Vengo Anch'io (Country: Italy; Year: 2023; Director: Giorgio Verdelli)
Documentary about singer-songwriter Enzo Jannacci.
Frente A Guernica (Country: Italy; Year: 2023; Director: Yervant Gianikian, Angela Ricci Lucchi)
Avant-garde work featuring a selection of watercolours by Angela Ricci Lucchi, manifesto-posters and a looped projection of the artists' latest film of the same name, commissioned by the Museo Reina Sofía.
Hit Man (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Richard Linklater; Writer: Skip Hollandsworth, Richard Linklater, Glen Powell; Stars: Adria Arjona, Glen Powell, Retta, Austin Amelio, Molly Bernard, Jo-Ann Robinson, Ritchie Montgomery, Morgana Shaw, Richard Robichaux, Roxy Rivera, Mike Markoff, Jordan Salloum, Kate Adair, Bryant Carroll, Nathalie J. Alarcon)
Based on the true story of an undercover cop who posed as a hitman.
Hollywoodgate (Country: US, Germany; Year: 2023; Director: Ibrahim Nash'at)
Documentary exploring oppression in Syria.
L'Ordine Del Tiempo (Country: Italy; Year: 2023; Director: Liliana Cavani; Writer: Liliana Cavani, Paolo Costella, Carlo Rovelli; Stars: Claudia Gerini, Richard Sammel, Ángela Molina, Alessandro Gassmann, Valentina Cervi, Edoardo Leo, Kseniya Rappoport, Fabrizio Rongione, Francesca Inaudi, Angeliqa Devi, Alida Baldari Calabria)
A group of friends at a regular gathering discover the end of the world may be nigh.
Making Of (Country: France; Year: 2023; Director: Cédric Kahn; Stars: Jonathan Cohen, Emmanuelle Bercot, Denis Podalydès, Stefan Crepon, Emilia Derou-Bernal, Riad Gahmi, Matilda Kime)
A director tries to shoot a movie about factory workers rights.
Menus Plaisirs - Les Troisgros (Country: France, US; Year: 2023; Director: Frederick Wiseman)
A behind-the-scenes excursion into the world of restaurant La Maison Troisgros, which has held three Michelin stars for more than five decades.
The Palace (Country: Italy, Switzerland, Poland, France; Year: 2023; Director: Roman Polanski; Writer: Ewa Piaskowska, Roman Polanski, Jerzy Skolimowski; Stars: Oliver Masucci, Fanny Ardant, John Cleese, Joaquim de Almeida, Luca Barbareschi, Milan Peschel, Bronwyn James, Fortunato Cerlino, Michelle Shapa, Mickey Rourke, Anton Pampushnyy, Olga Kent, Alexander Petrov, Francis Chapman, Irina Kastrinidis)
A New Year's Eve party takes an unexpected turn.
The Penitent - A Rational Man (Country: Italy; Year: 2023; Director: Luca Barbareschi; Stars: Luca Barbareschi, Catherine McCormack, Adam James, Adrian Lester)
A psychiatrist runs into trouble after refusing to testify for a former patient.
Ryuichi Sakamoto | Opus (Country: Japan; Year: 2023; Director: Neo Sora; Stars: Ryuichi Sakamoto)
A concert film shot as Sakamoto battled cancer.
Snow Leopard (Xue Bao) (Country: China; Year: 2023; Director: Pema Tseden; Writer: Pema Tseden; Stars: Jinpa, Ziqi Xiong)
A dad and son argue about whether to kill a leopard that enters their home.
Society Of The Snow (Country: Uruguay, Spain; Year: 2023; Director: Juan Antonio Bayona; Writer: Juan Antonio Bayona, Nicolás Casariego, Jaime Marques, Pablo Vierci, Bernat Vilaplana; Stars: Rafael Federman, Esteban Bigliardi, Simon Hempe, Agustín Pardella, Enzo Vogrincic, Alfonsina Carrocio, Fernando Contingiani, Juan Diego Eirea, Esteban Kukuriczka, Paula Baldini, Matías Recalt, Emanuel Parga, Tomas Wolf, Valentino Alonso, Diego Vegezzi)
Survival thriller taking place in the aftermath of a plane crash in the Andes.
Vivants (Country: France, Belgium; Year: 2023; Director: Alix Delaporte; Stars: Alice Isaaz, Roschdy Zem, Vincent Elbaz, Pascale Arbillot, Pierre Lottin, Jean-Charles Clichet)
Drama revolving around news reporters.
The Wonderful Story Of Henry Sugar (Country: US, UK; Year: 2023; Director: Wes Anderson; Writer: Wes Anderson, based on the story by Roald Dahl; Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Rupert Friend, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley, Dev Patel, Richard Ayoade)
The tale of a gambler who develops magical powers.

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