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Tag Archives: Venice Film Festival

Alfonso Cuaron sets his sights on major Oscar record

Tokyo Fest says it’s listening to women LOS ANGELES, Oct 27, (RTRS): Despite waves of critical adulation in the wake of its Venice Film Festival premiere two months ago, Alfonso Cuaron’s latest film “Roma” – the director’s most personal work to date – admittedly has a few on-paper hurdles to …

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Arab cinema makes its mark at Venice Film Festival

Doha Film Institute repped by several pics at Venice fest LOS ANGELES, Sept 5, (RTRS): After its strong presence earlier this year in Berlin and Cannes, Arab cinema is represented at Venice by six titles hailing from Syria, Palestine, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia, which all reflect the region’s politics albeit …

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‘I flirted with Van Gogh’s ghost’

Painter was murdered claims new film at Venice VENICE, Sept 4, (AFP): When Willem Dafoe was limbering up to play Vincent Van Gogh in a new film about the famously tormented painter, he did something that will give museum curators nightmares for years to come. He was leafing through a …

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Venice kickstarts Oscars jousting – Stars, VR and migrants dominate fest

VENICE, Aug 30, (Agencies): The 74th Venice film festival gets underway Wednesday with Alexander Payne’s sci-fi satire “Downsizing” in the high-profile opening slot that is increasingly coveted as a launchpad for the Oscars. Starring Matt Damon and Kristen Wiig, “Sideways” director Payne’s latest quirky creation is a tale of a …

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Magical musical kicks off Venice fest – Star-studded festival under heightened security

VENICE, Aug 31, (Agencies): A bewitching musical starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone will open the Venice Film Festival Wednesday, kicking off a US-heavy line-up of flicks vying for the coveted Golden Lion. Damien Chazelle’s “La La Land”, described as a tribute to the Golden Age of American musicals, reunites …

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