Venice 79, loads of Italy and loads of stars Count on Chalamet, Cruz and in addition Elodie-

from Stefania Ulivic

In competitors movies by Gianni Amelio, Emanule Crialese, Luca Guadagnino, Susanna Nicchiarelli and Andrea Pallaoro. From the Virzì “Drought” competitors

Artwork cinema, newcomers, stars and plenty of Italian cinema. Alberto Barbera unveiled the highly effective Venezia 79 program (from August 31 to September 10). Twenty-three titles within the competitors, together with 5 Italians – together with 5 People and 5 French, and 5 feminine administrators – can be judged by the jury chaired by Julianne Moore. The Lord of the Ants by Gianni Amelio with Luigi Lo Cascio, Elio Germano and Sara Serraiocco on the Braibanti case, produced by Marco Bellocchio, who on the time was a type of who signed in help of the mental who was sentenced to 9 years in jail on expenses of plagiarism. the immensitythe return of Emanuele Crialese with a really private work set in Nineteen Seventies Rome and interpreted by Penélope Cruz. Bones and all the things by Luca Guadagnino with Timothée Chalamet, Taylor Russell and Mark Rylance and Chloë Sevigny, recorded within the American Midwest. Clear by Susanna Nicchiarelli in regards to the determine of the saint, the story of a woman and her dream of freedom, with Margherita Mazzucco, Carlotta Natoli and Luigi Lo Cascio. Lastly, the final Italian movie in competitors is Monica by Andrea Pallaoro with Hint Lysette and Patricia Clarkson. Additionally one of many titles of the competitors no bears by Jafar Panahi, sentenced to six years in jail in Iran final week. The director acknowledged Barbera “he’s nonetheless in jail and whereas he was filming he solely had permission to flow into however to not movie, however he nonetheless managed to make the movie”.

Authors and stars

Some of the anticipated titles, blond by Andrew Dominik with Ana De Armas as Marilyn Monroe, based mostly on the e book Joyce Carol Oates, The Return of Darren Darren Aronofsky with The whale with Brendan Fraser, that of Alejandro González Iñárritu with Bard. False report of a handful of truthsThe son by Florian Zeller . To open, within the race, it is going to be white noisewritten and directed by Noah Baumbach, starring Adam Driver, Greta Gerwig, Don Cheadle, one of many 4 Netflix films, tar by Todd Discipline with Cate Blanchett conductor. The extremely anticipated psychological thriller is out of competitors don’t fret child by Olivia Wilde who performs him with Florence Pugh and Harry Types, Walter Hill’s new western with Christophe Waltz and Willem Dafoe and in addition Drought by Paolo Virzì, choral work with Claudia Pandolfi, Silvio Orlando, Valerio Mastandrea, Vinicio Marchioni, Sara Serraiocco, Elena Lietti, Emanuela Fanelli and Monica Bellucci. Closing movie The hanging solar by Francesco Carrozzini with Alessandro Borghi, Jessica Brown Filndlay, Sam Spruell. Will probably be an version that hopes to place the pandemic restrictions behind (no restrictions, solely instructed masks and obligatory seat reservations) with an enormous parade of stars: Chalamet and Harry Syles, in truth, and Tilda Swinton, Colin Farrell, Hugh Jackman, Anthony Hopkins, Willem Dafoe and Sigourney Weaver, Greta Gerwig, Don Cheadle, Raffey Cassidy, director Paul Schrader (which we’ll see grasp gardener) and French diva Catherine Deneuve, or the 2 Golden Lions for Lifetime Achievement. And so forth.

Horizons, doc and sequence

Eighteen titles in competitors within the Horizons part, together with: I eat your coronary heart by Pippo Mezzapesa, with the appearing debut of Elodie with Francesco Patané and Francesco Di Leva, portrait in black and white of a criminal offense household of the Gargano and Princess by Roberto De Paolis who intently adopted a Nigerian prostitute, the protagonist of the movie through which Lino Musella and Salvatore Striano seem. Shot in Rome vera by Tizza and Rainer Frimmel with Vera Gemma. Additionally noteworthy is the primary work to reach from Spain And free margins by Juan Diego Botto with Penélope Cruz, who already competes with Crialese. In Orizzonti Additional ghost night time by Fulvio Risuleo with Edoardo Pesce e Amanda by Carolina Cavalli with Benedetta Porcaroli, Giovanna Mezzogiorno and Michele Bravi. The VR program is again on the island of Lazzaretto. Two sequence that can be within the Lido: the 5 episodes of the sequence by Lars Von Trier The Kingdom Exodus, sequel to his cult work
and the brand new one from Nicolas Winding Refn, Copenhagen Cowboy. Between the documentaries Touring by Gianfranco Rosi following Pope Bergoglio world wide. The Kiev trial by Sergei Loznitsa, The Matchmaker by Benedetta Argentieri, on the ladies of the Caliphate. Amongst these of the Venezia Traditional part Sergio Leone. The Italian who invented America by Francesco Zippel and the one on Zeffirelli by Anselma Dell’Olio.

Barbera: «Italian cinema? Amount takes priority over high quality”

Barbera defends the alternatives on the Italian titles of the choice, however expresses his doubts in regards to the state of our cinema about which he stated he was optimistic in 2021. “There are mild and darkish, mild and shadow. The chosen movies are glorious, in any other case we’d not have chosen them. Nevertheless, now we have seen many Italian movies within the lengthy choice that began final November and generally I don’t really feel like saying that now we have invested in high quality, now we have centered on amount ». Over-production (“250 shares in 2021, increase years”) thanks to large financial alternatives. “The assets are better than the absorption capability of the market, together with the platforms. This has resulted in an overcrowded manufacturing on the expense of high quality, an unprecedented amount of cash is circulating and evidently we need to intercept these useful resource flows slightly than creating the scripts correctly and following the capturing. I reluctantly admit that many are among the many acceptable qualities for the historical past of Italian cinema. It is a bubble,” says the director, “and I hope there can be reflection on this concern quickly.”


The president of the Biennale Roberto Cicutto recalled the 2 anniversaries, the 90 because the creation of the exhibition, in 1932, and the ten years of Biennale Faculty, which this yr presents 4 new tasks. Barbera underlines the hyperlink between Biennale Cinema and the current. “It’s stated that festivals are home windows open to the world. From this window I have to say that we’re witnessing issues we’d slightly not see, such because the struggle of aggression towards Ukraine, which is compelled to defend itself whereas defending the European democracies threatened by Putin’s imperialism. We might not even have wished to see the arrests in Iran with the unjust detention of three filmmakers, who had been solely responsible of exercising their proper to freedom of expression. So a couple of months in the past we’d not have wished the unimaginable conviction of a younger Turkish producer, Çiğdem Mater, with six different co-defendants, responsible of solely having a documentary in regards to the Gezi Park protests, a documentary that was by no means made”. The Biennale, explains the occasion’s creative director, “has at all times made its voice heard in protection of the Ukrainian folks and the various filmmakers disadvantaged of their freedom and can quickly announce the initiatives it’ll take throughout the exhibition. was essential to say this firstly and to do not forget that exhibitions will not be produced in a bubble closed to up to date actuality ».

The titles of the competitors

The Lord of the Ants by Gianni Amelio
The whale by Darren Aronofsky
the immensity by Emanuel Crialese
Saint Omer by Alice Diop
blond by Andrew Dominik
tar by Todd Discipline
love life by Koji Fukada
Bardo, false chronicle of a handful of truths by Alejandro G. Inarritu
Athens by Romain Gavras
Bones and all the things by Luca Guadagnino
The Everlasting Daughter by Joanna Hogg
Behind the wall by Vahid Jalilvand
The Banshees of Inisherin by Martin McDonagh
Argentina 1985 by Santiago Miter
Clear by Susanna Nicchiarelli
Monica by Andrea Pallaoro
no bears by Jafar Panahi
All the sweetness and the bloodshed by Laura Poitras
A number of by Frederick Wiseman
The son by Florian Zeller Our Ties, director: Roschdy Zem
Kids of different folks by Rebecca Zlotowski

July 26, 2022 (change July 26, 2022 | 7:46 PM)

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