Venice 2022: The competition

Venice 2022: The competition

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The jury, chaired by American actress Julianne Moore, will have plenty to do in Venice later next month. Indeed, while the Venice Film Festival usually has a maximum of 21 feature films in competition, Alberto Barbera, the director of one of the oldest European festivals, announced no fewer than 23 titles the day before. As already announced the day before, on Monday 25 July, the 79th Biennale will open on Wednesday 31 August with a Netflix production. White noise Noah Baumbach with Adam Driver and Greta Gerwig. Eleven days later, on Saturday, September 10, it will conclude with the announcement of the winners, including the successor. The incident Last year’s Golden Lion was Audrey Dewan.

For once, French audiences will have exclusive access to this unmissable back-to-school event. Private channel Canal+, which was kicked out of the Cannes Film Festival this year in favor of France Televisions, ended a partnership with Venice to secure media coverage.

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The official selection of this annual edition of the Venice Film Festival, first held 90 years ago, is one of the most prestigious. In terms of competition alone, it brings together three previous winners of the Golden Lion: Italian Gianni Amelio in 1998 my brotherIranian Jafar Panahi in 2000 the circle American Darren Aronofsky – President of the Jury in 2011 – in 2008 the wrestler. Sadly, in the news in recent weeks due to legal malfeasance in his country, Jafar Panahi also won the Golden Bear at the 2015 Berlin Film Festival. Taxi Tehran.

French cinema is well represented in the Venetian competition this year, thanks to its five films, against seven American candidates and three Transalpine productions. To defend our national cinema, we can rely on two directors who have made their third feature film. Planetarium Out of competition in Venice in 2016, Alice Diop was discovered with her documentary at the Berlin Film Festival two years ago. We are. Three of their colleagues are called Romain Gavres The world is yours Roshdi Sem, a novice at major European festivals as a director despite six films, was part of the 2018 Cannes Directors Fortnight, and Frederic Wiseman, Honorary Golden Lion at the competition in Venice in 2014. Ex Libris New York Public Library Incidentally this summer as an actor on the side of the Lido Children of others.

Back in contention this year: Italian Gianni Amelio (six selections in between In the heart itself Also in 1982 fearless In 2013), American Darren Aronofsky (among four choices spring Also in 2006 mother In 2017), the Italian Emanuele Creales (The Golden Door Also in 2006 the land 2011 Special Jury Prize), American Noah Baumbach (wedding story In 2019), American Andrew Dominique (The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford 2007 Volpi Cup for Best Actor for Brad Pitt), Mexican Alejandro González Iñárritu (21 grams 2003 Volpi Cup for Best Actor for Sean Penn birdman en 2014), Italian Luca Guadagnino (A big splash In 2015 as well Sighs In 2018), Englishman Martin McDonagh (3 Billboards Revenge Billboards In 2017, Italian Susanna Nicciarelli (Miss Marks 2020 and Italian Andrea Pallaro (Hanna Volpi Cup for Best Actress in Charlotte Rampling in 2017).

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23 films in competition at the 79th Venice Film Festival

All beauty and bloodshed Laura Poitras (United States), no release date in France

Argentina 1985 With Santiago Mitre (Argentina), Ricardo Darin and Peter Lanzani, no release date in France

Athena (France) With Romain Gavras, Dali Benzela and Sami Slimane, no movie release date in France

Banshees of Inishrein (Ireland) with Martin McDonagh, Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson, French release on 28 December

The Bard’s False Chronicle of Certain Truths Alejandro González Iñárritu (Mexico) with Daniel Giménez Cacho and Griselda Siciliani, no cinema release date in France.

beyond the wall (Iran) with Vahid Jalilvand, Navid Mohammadzadeh and Diana Habibi, no release date in France

Beautiful (United States) by Andrew Dominique, with Ana de Armas and Adrien Brody, no movie release date in France.

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Bones and all (United States) Written by Luca Guadagnino with Taylor Russell and Timothée Chalamet, no release date in France.

Chiara (Italy) with Susanna Nicciarelli, Margherita Mazzucco and Andrea Carpensano, no release date in France

Children of others (France) With Rebecca Slotowski, Virginie Efira and Roshdi Sem, French release on September 21

eternal daughter (United Kingdom) With Joanna Hogg, Tilda Swinton and Joseph Meidel, no release date in France

Immancita (Italy) with Emanuele Creales, Penelope Cruz and Luana Giuliani, with a French release scheduled for January 11, 2023

Love life (Japan) de Kôji Fukada, avec Fumino Kimura et Kento Nagayama, sans date de sortie en France

mine (France) With Roshdi Cem, Sami Boujila and Roshdi Cem, French release November 23

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Monica (United States) with Andrea Palloro, Trace Lisette and Patricia Clarkson, no release date in France

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No bears (Iran) Jafar Panahi, with Jafar Panahi and Nasser Hashemi, no release date in France

Saint-Omer (France) With Alice Diop, Kaije Kagame and Guslagi Malanda, French release on November 23

Lord of Ants (Italy) with Gianni Amelio, Luigi Lo Cascio and Elio Germano, no release date in France

son (United Kingdom) With Florian Zeller, Hugh Jackman and Laura Dern, French release scheduled for March 8, 2023

Tar (United States) With Todd Field, Cate Blanchett and Nomi Merlant, French release scheduled for February 22, 2023

A couple By Frédéric Wiseman (France), with Nathalie Beautefeau, no release date in France

the whale (United States) with Darren Aronofsky, Brendan Fraser and Sadie Zink, with a French release scheduled for February 22, 2023

White noise (United States) Noah Baumbach with Adam Driver and Greta Gerwig, no movie release date in France [film d’ouverture]

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