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Venice Film Festival to honour cinematographer Luca Bigazzi

Luca Bigazzi award ceremony will take place on September 1st before the Out of Competition world premiere screening of his latest work, The New Pope by Paolo Sorrentino series featuring Jude Law, John Malkovich, Silvio Orlando, Cécile de France, Javier Cåmara, and Ludivine Sagnier.

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Venice 2018 kicks off on with controversy

The 76th Venice Film Festival (the oldest in the world) has gotten off to a slightly controversial start with critics citing the small number of works by female filmmakers and the participation of Netflix in the festival’s lineup. Festival director Alberto Barbera has been criticised for not scheduling more films from distaff side directors. Only one female …

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What to expect at the 75th Venice Film Festival

The festival opens with Damien Chazelle’s First Man, starring Ryan Gosling. From the Coen brothers to Mike Leigh, an impressive number of (male) star directors are in the competition — and Netflix is a major player.While Cannes has decided to stop showing Netflix productions, the Venice International Film Festival is going in the opposite direction, …

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Spies and drop-outs in Venice for the Golden Lion

By Ella Ide / AFP Spies, torture and betrayal have come to Venice with Tomas Alfredson’s cold war thriller, “Tinker, Taylor, Soldier, Spy” — an espionage whodunit, without a James Bond gadget or femme fatale in sight. The Swedish director’s adaptation of John le CarrĂ© ‘s bestselling novel peers into the dark heart of “the Circus” …


Arnold premiers ‘Wuthering Heights’ in Venice

British director Andrea Arnold describes her experience creating a new film version of Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte’s only novel and 250-year-old literary phenomenon, as "a very difficult journey" but one which she couldn’t abandon. The result, in which the character of Heathcliff is portrayed by a black actor for the first time on the big …


Women steal the show at Venice film festival

From the red carpet to the big screen, women are dazzling at this year’s Venice Film Festival with the key roles going to female stars who amaze with glamour and sheer chutzpah. Pop diva Madonna crazed the island when she sauntered down the celebrity runway in a striking Vionnet dress with red butterfly motif and …


McQueen launches sex-addict film ‘Shame’ in Venice

For British director Steve McQueen, there was no better place than Manhattan to film "Shame," his new film that portrays the life of a 30-something sex addict, played by Michael Fassbender in often graphic detail. "Excess and access. New York is the place," McQueen said ahead of his second film’s world premiere in competition at …


Chastain inspired Pacino’s ‘Wilde Salome’

Al Pacino’s movie "Wilde Salome" is a complicated examination of Oscar Wilde’s once-forbidden play about illicit love and revenge. But his inspiration was simple: Jessica Chastain. "There is Jessica Chastain, who I really believe is the reason I made the movie," Pacino said ahead of the film’s long-awaited world premiere in a side event at …


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