Venice Film Festival 2023

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Andrei Rublev Andrei Rublev
Andrei Rublev and Cannibal Holocaust
Andrei Rublev (Andrey Rublyov) (Country: Russia; Year: 1966; Director: Andrei Tarkovsky; Writer: Andrei Tarkovsky, Andrei Mikhalkov-Konchalovksy; Stars: Yuri Nazarov)
Biopic tracing the life of the Russian painter.
Cannibal Holocaust (Country: Italy; Year: 1980; Director: Ruggero Deodato; Writer: Gianfranco Clerici; Stars: Robert Kerman, Francesca Ciardi, Perry Pirkanen, Salvatore Basile, Carl Gabriel Yorke)
A rescue team recovers found footage shot by a documentary team that set out to investigate lost cannibal tribes.
Days Of Heaven (Year: 1978; Director: Terrence Malick; Writer: Terrence Malick; Stars: Richard Gere, Brooke Adams, Sam Shepard, Linda Manz, Robert J. Wilke)
The Exorcist (Director's Cut) (The Exorcist) (Country: United States; Year: 1973; Director: William Friedkin; Writer: William Peter Blatty; Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair, Max Von Sydow, Jason Miller, Lee j Cobb, Kitty Winn, Jack MacGowran)
A mother fights to save her child, who may be possessed by a demon.
Moving (Ohikkoshi) (Country: Japan; Year: 1993; Director: Shinji Somai)
In one of Somai's most acclaimed films, a young girl must adjust to her new life after the divorce of her parents. Physically separated from her father and at odds with her distraught mother, the girl must negotiate her own passage to maturity. Print courtesy of Yomiuri-TV Enterprise LTD.
The Exorcist (Director's Cut) The Exorcist (Director's Cut)
The Exorcist (Director's Cut) and One From The Heart
One From The Heart (Country: US; Year: 1981; Director: Francis Ford Coppola; Writer: Armyan Bernstein, Francis Ford Coppola, Luana Anders; Stars: Frederic Forrest, Teri Garr, Raul Julia, Nastassja Kinski, Harry Dean Stanton)
After a couple split up on their anniversary they find the grass is not necessarily greener on the other side.
Shadows Of Forgotten Ancestors (Tini zabutykh predkiv) (Country: Soviet Union; Year: 1964; Director: Sergei Parajanov; Writer: Ivan Chendej, Mikhaylo Kotsyubinsky, Sergei Parajanov; Stars: Ivan Mykolaichuk, Larisa Kadochnikova, Tatyana Bestayeva, Spartak Bagashvili, Nikolay Grinko, Leonid Yengibarov, Nina Alisova, Aleksandr Gaj, Neonila Gnepovskaya, Aleksandr Raydanov, Igor Dzyura, Valentina Glinko, O Ryazanov, Ivan Mykolaichuk, Larisa Kadochnikova)
A tragic life and love story that defies the boundaries of life and death.
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